Regional Student Art Week (Peksimida) of Special Region of Yogyakarta (DIY) XIV 2018 was over. As a result, several contingents from various universities located in DIY have the rights to represent DIY at the National Student Art Week (Peksiminas), which will take place in October 2018.
In this event, Universitas Ahmad Dahlan (UAD) sent its contingent in 21 branches of competition. UAD managed to win the championship from several competitions, but only managed to place first in poetry writing. The winner of poetry writing competition was Alfiandana Susilo Aji.
For his success, the student who is from Indonesian Literature Study Program has the rights to represent DIY at Peksiminas 2018. When interviewd at the closing event of Peksimida 2018 at the Indonesian Institute of the Arts (ISI) Yogyakarta on Monday (09/10/2018), he expressed his pride to be the only representative of UAD.
"Happy, proud, I beg the support from all UAD parties for me to be able to compete in Peksiminas. This is all thanks to the hard work and efforts and support from UAD," he explained shortly after receiving the trophy and award certificate.
At the closing ceremony, Peksiminas 2018 logo was also launched. Yogyakarta will be the host of the event, which is the first time since the last time it hosted the event in 2002. Peksiminas is usually held at one university only. However, it is planned to be held in eight different universities for 21 branches of competition in DIY. (ard)