KARTINI DAY CELEBRATIONS IN POLKESMA: ART AND CULTURAL FESTIVAL 2018

KARTINI DAY CELEBRATIONS IN POLKESMA: ART AND CULTURAL FESTIVAL 2018

In order to commemorate Kartini Day, State Health Polytechnic of Malang (Polkesma) held flag Ceremony and art and cultural Festival 2018. The flag Ceremony led by Assistant Director III, Surachmindari, SST, M.Pd.

In her speech at the flag ceremony, Mrs. Surachmindari conveyed that the struggle of Ibu Kartini was not in vain. Even today, it has been imprinted an attitude in the lives of mothers, and young women who reflect the noble ideals of Ibu Kartini. Surely, woman cannot leave her natures as a woman. But it does not mean that women are the second group after men in the struggle. Therefore, the lofty ideals of a Kartini should be upheld.

After the ceremony was over it was continued with the handover of Certificate of retirement to Drs. Dwi Atmodjo for his best service to Polkesma.

Later, the series of Kartini Day commemoration held Art and Culture Festival 2018 with the theme "Civilize Art, Preserve Your Identity". Nandea Exza Syachfila, Nursing DIV student who served as the Chairman of Art and Culture Festival 2018 hopes that the festival can introduce the arts and culture of Indonesia in Polkesma.

In this festival, BEM Polkesma (student Executive Body) held five competitions namely solo vocal competition, poetry musical contest, taste of Nusantara contest, traditional dance competition, and photography competition. Most completion held in t Auditorium hall and was attended by all students, educators (lecturers), as well as education personnel. For students each department sends its representative to attend every race. Students from each department also opened a bazaar booth by peddling a variety of foods and beverages that can be bought by visitors.

The race in the Art and Culture Festival of Polkesma 2018 was closed with a special performance from the Director of Polkesma, Budi Susatia, S.Kp., M.Kes who sang Javanese song collaborate with Sugiyanto Hadi, SKM, MPH, Lecturer of Nursing. At 14.00 the event ended and announcing the winner of the race that has been going on. DIII Anafarma Study Program succeeded to become the overall champion of the festival. Congratulations, DIII Anafarma! (syf)