PEKSIMA (Pekan Seni Mahasiswa) or Student Art Week is a selection event for Universitas Brawijaya (UB) students who will later become representatives in PEKSIMIDA (Pekan Seni Mahasiswa Daerah) or Regional Student Art Week. This year, this event was held offline, after being held online for the last two years. It was held on June 2-5, 2022, at the UB campus.
There are 15 competitions in PEKSIMA 2022, including pop singing, keroncong, seriosa, dangdut, poetry reading, monologue, painting, poster design, color and black-and-white photography, short story writing, playwriting, poetry writing, comic strip, creating pop songs, and short films.
The closing ceremony was held in Widyaloka Building, UB on Sunday (6/5/2022). In this competition, the Faculty of Cultural Studies (FCS) won the Grand Champion, after previously getting another in PEKSIMA UB 2020.
FCS becomes the champion with 15 awards, the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences (FPIK) in the runner-up position with 6 awards, and the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences (FISIP) as the second runner-up with 5 awards. Furthermore, students who won in PEKSIMA will be guided for preparation as UB’s representative in PEKSIMIDA. [rfh/dts/msh/PR FCS]