Jakarta – The Indonesian Directorate of Art, General Directorate of Culture, the Ministry of Education and Culture, held the “Ministry of Education and Culture Appreciation for Art Achievement in International Forum”, on Monday 4th December 2017 at Gedung Kesenian Jakarta. In this event, dancing and choir performances were held by those who have made achievements and awards in the international forum.
The minister of Education and Culture, Mr. Muhadjir Effendy ; the General Director of Culture, Hilmar Farid; the Art Director, Restu Gunawan and the members of 10th commission of the Parliament who is also the head of MPR assessment Ruli Khairul Anwar, the officials and staff within the Minstry of Education and Culture and other invitees were present. The groups that were given the awards were The Resonanz Children’s Choir, 78 Youth Choir, Grazia Vocalista, Labschool Kebayoran Junior Highschool and Gema Citra Nusantara.
The General Director of Culture, Hilmar Farid said that “ We are very proud , these are the ones who have been competing in the international forums and got the awards. We are very proud of these achievements, tonight we specially conduct this event, as a form of appreciation from the Ministry of Education and Culture for what have been achieved. Furthermore, this kind of attention will be improved, and the groups with school basis could have stronger support”.
In his speech, the minister of Education and Culture, Muhadjir Effendy said that “The performance of the millennial children are extraordinary, and made me really surprised, as if I would like to be a child like them myself, we are very proud of them !”