Author: Serena Ho

Festival Photos: Nuuk Nordisk Kulturfestival – Greenland (16.10.17 – 21.10.17)

October 27, 2017

The second Nuuk Nordisk Kulturfestival brought a wide variety of musicians, performers and artists from around the Nordic region to Greenland from October 16th through until the 21st for an all encompassing festival that we were so stoked to be a part of. Celebrating contemporary Nordic arts and collaboration, the Nuuk Nordisk Kulturfestival was definite a […]

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Live Review: The Nuuk Nordisk Kulturfestival proved to be a confident and vibrant celebration of art and creative Nordic culture

October 26, 2017

Running from the 16th to 21st October, the second Nuuk Nordisk Kulturfestival kicked off to a passionate start. Celebrating contemporary Nordic arts and co-creation in the northern landscapes, the festival began with a grand parade and opening show at the Nuuk Community Centre with balloons and flags, followed by a selection of outstanding films at […]

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Day Two of the Nuuk Nordisk Kulturfestival brings music lovers and artists the world over to Greenland

October 20, 2017

Day two of the Nuuk Nordisk Kulturfestival in Greenland had artists, locals and music-lovers from all over the world dancing and tapping their feet across town. Nive Nielsen and her band, The Deer Children, took over The Manhattan, playing their signature original folk melodies. The Greenlandic singer-songwriter stunned the crowd with her jazzy vocals, melting […]

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The second Nuuk Nordisk Kulturfestival kicks off with a passionate start

October 18, 2017

Celebrating contemporary Nordic arts and co-creation in the northern landscapes, the festival began with a grand parade and opening show at the Nuuk Community Centre with balloons and flags, followed by a selection of outstanding films at the Bank of Greenland for the Nuuk International Film Festival 2017. The Nordisk Koncertkor choir then stunned the […]

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Review: Saké Restaurant & Bar’s summer 2015 cocktail menu – Southbank (Melbourne)

November 24, 2015

On the surface, Saké Restaurant & Bar is an ode to contemporary Japanese dining. It has the quintessential dark mahogany timber highlights and dim lighting that make it the perfect place to enjoy fresh sushi and sashimi whilst overlooking the breathtaking Yarra River and CBD. While Saké fits the classic description of a Japanese restaurant, […]

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Spotlight on Box Hill: Exploring the restaurants of Melbourne’s Box Hill Central

November 18, 2015

If you’re undoubtedly a fan of delicious Asian cuisine, there’s no better place to sample a bit of everything than at the heart of Box Hill Central. This busy shopping complex located in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs is home to a diverse range of restaurants and cafes serving up some of the best traditional foods outside […]

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We attend the launch of Lido Cinema’s rooftop cinema in Melbourne

November 13, 2015

It’s that time of the year again when Melbournians revel in the warmth of late sunsets, eagerly awaiting the advent of dusk and all the excitement that catching a movie in the glorious open-air can bring. This summer, there’s no better place to see the latest release films than at Lido Cinemas in Hawthorn, where […]

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Munich Brauhaus’ Oktoberfest 2015 – South Wharf (Melbourne)

November 7, 2015

Munich Brauhaus has long had a formidable reputation for bringing the best of Bavarian beer, food and culture to our tiny corner of the world. With Oktoberfest currently in full swing, revellers have gathered every night this month alraedy at the revered bier-haus to show off their dirndls and lederhosen with glee. Exploding with German […]

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The Brownie Bar – Hub Arcade (Melbourne)

November 6, 2015

Look away if you’re on a diet because Melbourne has received its first gorgeous, drool-worthy chocolate brownie café – and it’s the perfect place for a date. Owner Julie Cooke began selling baked goods at local farmers markets near her Oakleigh home, before opening The Brownie Bar at Prahran Market in 2012. The business then […]

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A25 Pizzeria – South Yarra (Melbourne)

November 6, 2015

Owner of A25 South Yarra, Remo Nicolini, is no stranger to good Italian fare done well. Over the years, he has built a reputation for creating some of Australia’s best locations for pizza and could perhaps have been one of the major determinants in triggering the Melbourne pizza revolution. In fact, Remo has come a […]

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Mr Ramen San – Mid City Arcade (Melbourne)

November 4, 2015

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock in hibernation for the past decade, then you’ll be well aware that Melbourne is in the midst of a ramen revolution. All along Russell Street in the CBD, there are queues of people lining up come rain or shine, hoping for their next fix of this ubiquitous Japanese […]

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Hello Asia! Film Review: The Wind Rises (Japan, 2013)

March 3, 2014

The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu) is the much heralded and final offering from legendary Japanese animated feature film director of Studio Ghibli fame – Hayao Miyazaki. In true Miyazaki style, it is loosely based on historical events steeped deeply in fantasy and adventure. Although this film is a highly fictionalised biography, it pays tribute to […]

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