Stories About ‘Culture’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Culture’.

Can Love Transcend Cultural Barriers?

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012, by . 89 Comments

How Indonesian women view foreign men, are they low class trash, are the cultural barriers too great?


Jamasan, Larung Ageng, Sedekah Bumi & Manten Kucing

Friday, November 26th, 2010, by . 7 Comments

Local government in Wonogiri withdraws funding for three traditional Javanese cultural ceremonies, while in Tulungagung a fourth practice is under threat.


Ramadan Quizzes & Sinetron

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010, by . 5 Comments

The onslaught of Ramadan religiosity on television approaches; the mixture of consumerism and faith.


Ubud, Top City in Asia

Monday, February 8th, 2010, by . 22 Comments

UbudUbud officially becomes the "Top City in Asia", as a hoop dancing festival approaches.


A Shadow Falls

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010, by . 31 Comments

A Shadow FallsMystics and Islamists battle it out in a Javanese village, Andrew Beatty's "A Shadow Falls".


Chinese Lion Dance

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009, by . 3 Comments

barongsaiWhether barongsai Chinese lion dancing is banned in Aceh, or just a misunderstanding.


Reading More About Indonesia

Monday, November 9th, 2009, by . 8 Comments

Indonesia ReaderA review of "The Indonesia Reader", an anthology of Indonesian history, culture and politics.


Save Dangdut! (TM)

Monday, November 9th, 2009, by . 12 Comments

Evie TamalaAn impassioned plea for dangdut music on TPI and an ode to its earthy soulful charms.


UU Perfilman

Monday, September 14th, 2009, by . 15 Comments

Cultural protectionism and Big Brother in Indonesian film making law, the UU Perfilman.


Short Stories

Monday, August 31st, 2009, by and . 81 Comments

Short story competition on the culture wars, Timdog and Ross go head to head.


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