Michael J from Indonesian Idol

13 January 2017

Michael Jakarimilena (also known as Michael J) gained public attention across Indonesia as a finalist on 'Indonesian Idol’.

Born in Papua, Michael’s voice reflects the vocal talents of this large, easternmost province of Indonesia.

Michael J performed at secondary schools with Indonesian language programs in Western Australia, ACT and Victoria. Students were invited to join in on a range of songs including pop, rock, dangdut, reggae and hip-hop styles performed on stage with lyrics projected on a screen.

Michael J standing on stage with friend
Michael J (left) on stage. Credit: Balai Bahasa Indonesia Perth

Last Updated: 13 January 2017