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Eat Cartoons

Eat Cartoons
What’s triggering our food choices? It’s imagination for sure. We imagine the taste, the feeling, the effect of the food we are about to put in our mouth. Bu...

Bali Chinese rooster

Bali Chinese rooster
The year of the Rooster just started with the traditional festivities that the Balinese Chinese community celebrate with lots of incenses and the Barongsai d...

Good luck, bad luck...

Good luck, bad luck...
Welcoming the Year of the Horse 2014 the Lunar New Year celebration in Singapore is a whole array of events. In Chinatown 88 illuminated lantern sculptures o...

Bali graffiti

Bali graffiti
There are several issues in Bali but lately people have been concerned about land being sold to foreigners and non-Balinese. The argument is that the gods en...

Snaking into Milano China

Snaking into Milano China
2013 Snake year celebration parade is being held in Milano Chinatown. Clean winter sky, a warm shy sun to celebrate cultural identity with ease.

Songkran 2555, Water Morning

Songkran 2555, Water Morning
Songkran is the traditional New Year’s Day in Thailand. It is a time for spiritual cleansing and renewal. Typically the day starts with a visit to the ...

Hong Kong Dragons

Hong Kong Dragons
2012 year of the Dragon. Here is a visual journey of the new year's celebrations in Hongkong. A big Parade and massive fireworks which is hard to miss.

The Mah Song

The Mah Song
Marionettes of Spirits, The Mah Song. On an early morning in October, a crowd of men and women from Phuket's Thai-Chinese community gather in silence at the ...

Royal Iconography

Royal Iconography
Many Thai people sincerely love their King. Most houses or shops display at least one photo of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

Music for a Peace: Kantata Barock

Music for a Peace: Kantata Barock
Kantata Barock reunites Indonesian legends Iwan Fals, Sawung Jabo, and Setiawan Djody.

Thailand election posters

Thailand election posters
After six years of often bloody political protests, Thai citizens are going to vote this weekend.

Songkran 2554, Water Festival

Songkran 2554, Water Festival
Songkran is the traditional New Year's Day in Thailand. It is a time for spiritual cleansing and renewal. Typically the day starts with a visit to the temple...

A Shaman, His Family and his First Alaia Surfboard

A Shaman, His Family and his First Alaia Surfboard
The Mentawai people are an indigenous tribe of hunters who live deep in the jungle of Siberut Island, off the coast of western Sumatra.

Nigerian sunday

Nigerian sunday
A West African community gathers at Sunday for a energetic gospel session. The goal is to build unity, faith and happiness in every man and woman.

Slank and Slankers

Slank and Slankers
Formed in 1983, Slank is an Indonesian superband. By numbers, they are the biggest indie band in the world. Known for their socio-politically driven music, t...

Ogoh ogoh

Ogoh ogoh
The main purpose of the making of Ogoh-ogoh is the purification of the natural environment of any spiritual pollutants emitted from the activities of living ...

The Red Bag Race

The Red Bag Race
The red bag race is a competition to collect trash. It takes place during surf contests organized by Volcom Indonesia. It aims at educating kids on acting ab...

Indo Vespa Community

Indo Vespa Community
The Indonesian Vespa Scooterist Community is a gang of rasta commandos who ride for inter-island brotherhood.

Sumba’s Kodi

Sumba’s Kodi
For 350 years, the Dutch colonised the vast archipelago of Indonesia but never even managed to set up an administrative post on the island of Sumba.