Three Times in a Row: FCS-UB becomes the National Campion of La Semaine Française!
The contingent of University of Brawijaya, represented by the Study Program of French Language and Literature, Faculty of Cultural Studies (FCS) students, succeeded in becoming the national champion in La Semaine Française (LSF) or French Language Week. La Semaine Française is an annual event of the French Language Education Students (l’Association des Etudiants du Département de Français or AEDF) Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Bandung.
At the LSF event held on 17-20 April 2017, there were four contested categories: poetry reading, speech, news reading, and vocal group contest. Of course, the materials of the contest are in French. FCS-UB sent two contingents for each category, except for vocal group contest.
As the champion, here are the details of the achievement of UB contingent in LSF event:
1st winner by Novita Ulfianti D. (2014)
3rd winner by Adelia Syiva T. (2015)
Poetry Reading Contest
3rd winner by Brahmantio Rendra N. (2014)
Vocal Groups Contest
1st winner by Abdullah Bilbas (2015), Raditya Ari (2015), Vicky Pravita (2015), Fadilatul Rahma (2016), Sidra Salsabila (2016), Ruth Agnesia (2016)
The contingent was prepared from early March 2017 by the committee consisting of the students of the study program of French Language and Literature FCS-UB. The preparation consisted of participant audition and selection. Then, the selected participants were guided by the lecturers of the study program of French Language and Literature FCS-UB, seniors, and the students who had formerly participated in this competition.
“To be proud, UB participated in this LSF event from 2015 and became the national champion sequentially in 2015, 2016 and 2017. This makes the Study Program of French Language and Literature FCS-UB set a target to retain the National Champion in the competition next year,” stated by Muhammad Ulul Azmi (2014), the Leader of French Language and Literature Study Program Student Association. [DT/MSH/PSIK FIB]