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Soundsekerta 2016: Here’s to a decade more

THIS year’s Soundsekerta is all about connecting Australia with Indonesia through the power of music. Stevi Lee brings you all the details of the wonderful performances on the night.

Project O presents ‘Festival Sembilan Puluhan (The ’90s Generation Festival)’

TAKE a trip down memory lane by reminiscing at Project O’s upcoming ’90s-themed event, Festival Sembilan Pulyhan! Stevi Lee has all the details about this throwback event.

Indonesian actress Carissa Puteri talks new film ‘Hijab’ and her first time in Melbourne

SUCCESSFUL actress, beautiful wife and mother Carissa Puteri was in town for the premiere of her film, Hijab. The actress had a chat with Samantha Chew about the movie, her impressions of Melbourne and instant noodles.

Indonesian Film Festival 2016

THE Indonesian Film Festival returns to Melbourne this April for an 11th year, showcasing an eclectic mix of arthouse cinema from a corner of the globe known for its striking beauty and rich culture. Zoe Law has more.

Wary but not fearful: Reflections on the Jakarta attacks

MILES away from the Jakarta attacks, the effects were nonetheless felt by scores of Indonesian international students here in Melbourne. Allan Tanoemarga recounts his experiences and what it means for young Indonesians like himself returning home.

Soundsekerta 2015 and how Indonesian talent shook Melbourne

EVERY year since 2007, the Indonesian Student Association of Australia’s (PPIA) Monash University branch bring a batch of popular Indonesian musicians to perform in Melbourne. Dea Putra attended the event and shares her highlights of Soundsekerta 2015.

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Bincang Merdeka: How Indonesian youths in Australia should prepare for life after graduation

MORE than 400 young Indonesians in Melbourne flocked to Bincang Merdeka, a discussion forum held at Melbourne Recital Centre, to learn more about work opportunities in Indonesia and how they can contribute back to the maritime country. Allan Tanoemarga went down to cover the event.

Dream, Act, Create: PPIA Bincang Merdeka 2015

Indonesian Students Association in Australia (PPI Australia) aims to reignite the spirit of nationalism amongst international students from Indonesia through their upcoming discussion forum, Bincang Merdeka. Allan Tanoemarga brings you the details.

Life changing moment: Indonesia’s Harriyadi Irawan wins both Premier’s Award and International Student of the Year for VET

HARRIYADI Irawan, from Indonesia, has described his wins at the Victorian International Education Awards as “life changing”. The student from William Angliss Institute took home not just the title for International Student of the Year for VET, but the prestigious Premier’s Award. In a series of interviews with winners and finalists, Marina Solomon brings you the stories worth celebrating.

Soundsekerta 2014 invites you to be part of ‘Limitless Indonesia’

SOUNDSEKERTA returns for another year of Indonesian cultural pride and invites students to participate in their various competitions to remind Indonesian students of their heritage. Darren Boon fills you in on what organisers have in store this 2014.

Project O: A Night of Discoveries

WANT to help underprivileged children attain better education? Project O is back and they’re inviting you for a night of Indonesian arts and culture for this important cause. Chrisella Sentana has more on the event.

Panggung Merdeka and Pandawa to celebrate Indonesia’s Independence Day

PPIA Victoria presents two events, Panggung Merdeka and Pandawa, to celebrate Indonesia’s Independence Day which aim to inspire Indonesian students studying in Australia. Sol Ahn has details.

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