At exactly on March 17th 2016, Diponegoro University (UNDIP) held a contest for exchange students entitled ‘Darmasiswa Got Talent’. The contest, which took place at International Affairs office of the university. Exchange students from all parts of Central Java and Yogyakarta special province took part.
In the event two Exchange students from University of Ahmad Dahlan (UAD) Liana Snytsar (Ukraine) and Shakir Samadamaeng (Thai) participated in Indonesian speech contest. A team of five exchange students Liana Snytsar, Kim Soo Yeon (South Korean), Li Lening (Chinese)………. were involved in Indonesian performing arts contest presenting a traditional dance of ‘tari piring’ from West Sumatra.
To join in these contests, the team spent every evening for more or less a month to prepare. The results, Liana Snytsar and Shakir Samadamaeng grabbed the first and second trophies for Indonesian speech contest. Besides, the performing arts team got the second position in the contest.
In the event participants from different universities praised the UAD’s speech contest team, approaching them and making conversation directly.