Culture

Living lumbung: The shared spaces of art and life

Lumbung is a traditional agrarian practice in Indonesia. It refers to the process of sharing resources. The word “lumbung” literally means “rice barn,” a structure commonly used by villagers to deposit and store their surplus crops.

Kartini in her own words

A princess by birth and as well extraordinarily sophisticated and talented, Kartini was conscious of the fact that with her gifts she had been called to pave the way for her Javanese sisters to experience a life more befitting of human beings.

Punctuality in Indonesia

One of the most quintessential elements of Indonesian culture is time and how time is treated. Unfortunately, this could also come as a surprising challenge for many who come from abroad or those who repatriate back to Indonesia.

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