We’re excited to announced that AIYA Victoria will hold its official launch event at the Sidney Myer Asia Centre on 22 November, in partnership with the Victorian Government.  The event will include a keynote speech by Professor Tim Lindsey, Director of the Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society at the Melbourne Law School, as well as performances by Australian and Indonesian artists. Registration is free through Eventbrite.

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The 2011 martial arts thriller The Raid was a huge hit for Indonesian cinema on the world stage. This week a trailer for the eagerly-awaited sequel landed on YouTube, and it’s pretty spectacular (and also pretty violent):


  • Melbourne, 22 November: The AIYA Victoria official launch, of course!
  • Canberra, 14 November: Indonesian Finance Minister Chatib Basri will speak at the ANU at a public lecture titled ‘The Indonesian economy: Anticipating the end of easy money’. Free admission, get your tickets here.