French Language Olympiad 2014

National French Olympiad for SMA/SMK/MA in 2014 took place in Yogyakarta State University (YSU) precisely on 23-24 October 2014. The Olympics got tremendous appreciation from 25 schools of various regions in Indonesia.

"The Olympics is a month of activities to commemorate the language, in addition to the means of demonstrating the existence of a French department in Indonesia, and inform the students that French language is important in welcoming market globalization in 2015," said Siti Perdi Rahayu, M.Hum, Chairman of the Olympic committee.

Socialization is a basic foundation behind the Olympics event. Olympics activity consists of two races, namely quiz contest and cooking competition. Socialization of Professional Teacher Education also coloring the event. "This is to inform the students that after college they should follow the program to support the realm of work of a teacher," said Mrs. Rahayu.

"The hope with this Olympics is to improve the ability of the French language and introduce YSU, especially the French Department to the students," says Dean of Faculty of Langusges and Arts, Prof. Dr Zamzani at the Olympics opening speech.

This year the Olympics quiz competition was won by SMA N 7 Purworejo, SMA N 8 Yogyakarta, and SMA N 2 Purwokerto. Salad cooking competition was won by SMA Binsus Manado, SMA Mother Rankiang, and SMA Binsus Manado. (AyuSuci/HumasFBS)