This festive December is bursting with an array of special programmes featuring Asia's biggest dance festival, world’s best in performing arts, and top-notch artists from around the archipelago. Check out which event you can’t miss this month! 

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In celebration of the Life of Saint John Paul II, Ciputra Artpreneur will stage the “Peace and Love Concert” at Ciputra Artpreneur Theater, Jakarta, on December 3rd. The line-up includes Teresa Krasowska, conductor; EwaBiegas, soprano from Poland; Szymon Kobyliñski, bass from Poland; and the Nusantara Symphony Orchestra from Indonesia. Showtime: 2pm and 5pm; tickets: Rp 350,000 to Rp 1,500,000.

On December 8th, ME Entertainment presents Dwiki Dharmawan Project in a special concert to celebrate Ita Purnamasari’s three decades of dedication to music. The Surabaya-born diva has consistently produced one album every year. Venue: Balai Sarbini Jakarta; showtime: 7pm; tickets: Rp110,000 to Rp770,000.

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Some 20 years in the business Java Jive will be back on stage to present their latest single album in “An Intimate Night with Java Jive” on December 9th. Producers Titan Center and ABM Entertainment have set the concert at Titan Center in Bintaro Jaya. Showtime: 8pm; tickets: Rp 500,000 and Rp 700,000.

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The 2017 festive season in Jakarta will be best remembered by the “Joy to the World Christmas Charity Concert” presented by Amadeus Symphony Orchestra. On December 9th, the classic concert will take place at Aula Simfonia Jakarta starting at 4pm. Tickets range from Rp 100,000 to Rp 1,000,000. 

Returning once more, Asia’s biggest 2-day dance music festival Djakarta Warehouse Project 2017 will be held on December 15th and 16th. This year’s line-up includes Flume, Tiesto, Galantis, Steve Aoki and our very own, Rich Chigga, among numerous other entertainers. Visit their website for the complete line-up list.

Bali’s first homegrown two-day festival is ready to thrill with world-class entertainment and a culinary bazaar from December 28 and 29. The artist line-up includes DJ Snake and Chris Lake through to Rave Republic and Jesse Wilde. Venue: Garuda Wishnu Kencana; showtime: 3 pm-2 am; tickets from Rp 850,000 to Rp 1.400,000[ML1] . 

Double Tree Hilton is presenting “The Romantic Breeze with Kahitna”: a special New Year’s Eve event with Indonesian most-loved pop band Kahitna during December 31st.

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Tags: Event, Concert, Calendar, Lifestyle, 2017, December