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Bandung Air Show aims to attract 100,000 visitors

The exhibition, scheduled to be held from Nov. 9 to Nov. 12, will take place at Husein Sastranegara Air Force Base in Bandung, West Java. The air force base’s commander Col. M. Iman Handojo said 100,000 people would hopefully visit the exhibition. “Bandung Air Show is one of the most anticipated events because people can witness and experience having contact …

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Peringati Hari Sumpah Pemuda, Eiger Gelar Ekspedisi 28 Gunung

Bangsa Indonesia memperingati Hari Sumpah Pemuda yang ke-89. Hari di mana segenap pemuda Indonesia berikrar satu tumpah darah, satu bangsa dan satu bahasa yaitu Indonesia. Untuk memperingati momentum bersejarah itu, Eiger akan menggelar Ekspedisi 28 Gunung. Yaitu kegiatan penjelajahan menggapai kemegahan 28 gunung dari barat hingga timur Indonesia. Dalam eksepedisi tersebut, akan ada sesi pembacaan ikrar Sumpah Pemuda secara serentak …

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Helicopter Tour Service Coming Soon to Jakarta and West Java

The operator PT Whitesky Aviation announced on Tuesday its plan to launch the service, which will be packaged as a sightseeing tours to locations such as the Thousand Islands north of Jakarta, and Cirebon and Sukabumi in West Java. It will also serve as an exclusive mode of transportation for tourists who want to travel via air to surrounding areas. …

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Government to Upgrade Bogor-Bandung Rail Tracks

“The master-plan rules that we need to have good connections from Bogor, Sukabumi to Bandung. All the lines will be double track,” said Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi in Jakarta on Monday. As an initial phase, state-owned railway operator PT Kerata Api Indonesia (KAI) will make the 50-kilometer single track route from Bogor to Sukabumi into a double-track line. “We’ve …

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Karnaval Kemerdekaan Pesona Parahyangan 2017

Rangkaian penutup perayaan HUT RI Ke-72 di Kota Bandung siap digelar, Sabtu 26 Agustus 2017. Namun karena alasan kendala teknis, Karnaval Kemerdekaan Pesona Parahyangan yang dijadwalkan berlangsung dari pagi hari, diundur dan akan dimulai pukul 14.00 – 17.00 WIB. Berikut rundown acara Karnaval Kemerdekaan Pesona Parahyangan 2017 : 13:45 – 13:50 : Pembukaan oleh MC. 13:50 – 14:00 : Paduan …

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Bandung Tuan Rumah Pameran Filateli Dunia 2017

Kota Bandung akan menjadi tuan rumah Pameran Filateli Dunia pada Agustus 2017 dan sebagai “pemanasan” menuju ajang tersebut Perkumpulan Filateli Indonesia (PFI), PT POS serta Kementerian Komunikasi dan Informatika menggelar Pameran Nasional Filateli Bandung 2017 dari tanggal 10-14 Mei di Festival Citylink. “Panfila Bandung 2017 ini bisa dikatakan sebagai ajang pemanasan atau road show menuju pameran filateli dunia pada Agustus …

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Bandung Hosts International Arts Festival

This year marks the 4th anniversary of the festival that is held in public spaces, such as Curug Batu Templek, Plaza Cikapundung River Spot and Car Free Day Dago in Jl. Ir. Juanda. “The participants of this year’s BIAF come from 11 cities and provinces in Indonesia and eight countries,” said Tourism Ministry’s Archipelago Marketing Development deputy Esthy Reko Astuti. …

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Matasora World Music Festival 2017

Matasora World Music Festival (MWMF) 2017 which was held in Bandung on July 22 to 23 was deemed a huge success as it managed to attract thousands of local and international visitors. With “Beat the Tradition” as the main theme, the event was held at the state-owned train operator PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI)’s Persediaan Cikudapateuh warehouse. It was divided …

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Pocari Sweat Bandung West Java Marathon 2017

Setelah sukses selama tiga tahun penyelenggaraannya dan berhasil dinobatkan sebagai “The Best 5K/10K/Half Marathon 2016” versi Indorunners dan “The Best Half Marathon 2016” versi Runhood online magazine, tahun ini lomba lari yang paling ditunggu-tunggu kembali hadir dan untuk pertama kalinya membuka kategori Full Marathon di POCARI SWEAT Bandung West Java Marathon 2017. Di tahun ini POCARI SWEAT bekerjasama dengan Pemerintah Provinsi Jawa Barat & …

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Diamonds hoped to become jewel in Bandung’s tourism crown

The historical Archduke Joseph Diamond is presented at a Christie’€™s auction preview in Geneva, Switzerland. Recently launched at the Citra Green Dago Complex area in Bandung, Indo Wisata Permata is offering tours of the diamond manufacturing process from raw material to finished goods. (AP/Keystone, Laurent Gillieron) Home to refreshingly lush highlands and affordable shopping and culinary destinations, Bandung in West …

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Rituals, celebration readied for total solar eclipse

Excitement is evident across Indonesia as the archipelago gets set to witness the first total solar eclipse in the 21st century on Wednesday. People will participate in festivals, parties and eclipse prayers to observe the phenomenon that will temporarily turn day into night, despite a forecast of cloudy skies from the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG). Some 10,000 students …

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From Bandung With Love: The Paris Of Java

When you daydream about a tropical escape in Asia, what do you think of? Taking long naps under palm trees on the white sands of Nusa Dua beach in Bali; sipping chilled coconut juice among floating boats in Damnoen Saduak floating market in Bangkok; or stretching your limbs to Sun Salutation yoga with a view of the Taj Mahal? Bandung, …

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