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UM International Festival (iFest) 2020 – Online Competition and Workshops

All non-Indonesian citizenship from any country are eligible to join

The registration will be closed on 5 October 2020.

In order to enhance global education at international level in a virtual and/or practical approach in the contribution of widely promoting Indonesian cultures and tourisms, especially Malang, UM through the Office of International Affairs offers UM iFest program. UM iFest is an online competition and workshop program for overseas students. The program is instituted to provide an online competition and workshops to expose Indonesian languages, cultures, and tourisms, particularly Malang.

UM iFest consists of online workshops and competitions. Some topics of online workshops are projected to be the program courses. Moreover, there are several online competitions to be hosted: vlog about Indonesian language and cultures (dancing, singing original/ cover, poetry, etc.), short-story writing (all the masterpieces will be compiled in a UM iFest book), Instagram TV, and Indonesian song video clip.

Designed to globally unmask the wonderful of Indonesian language, cultures, and tourisms, especially Malang, UM iFest presents the tagline “Broaden Your Vistas, Embrace Cultural Diversity” to excite overseas students to bear witness to Indonesia, the homeland of diverse languages, cultures, and tourisms.


  • To introduce Indonesian cultures, especially Malang, to international;

  • To give excellent and memorable services that could inspire the overseas students as a candidate agent to promote Indonesia;

  • To broaden the international exposure activities in Universitas Negeri Malang;

  • To advance the reciprocity of international partnership initiation

  • To endorse the potential tourism of Malang City

  • To promote the education quality of Indonesia, especially Universitas Negeri Malang, to students from across the globe.


For each category will receive a prize: 1st place: $250 2nd place: $200 3rd place: $150


Short Video - VLOG Make a YouTube VLOG about “Language, Culture and Culinary of Indonesia” Click here for further information.

Short Story Writing (Only for UM iCamp alumni) Write a short story about Language & Culture or Tourism in Indonesia Click here for further information.

Instagram TV (IG TV) Create your IG TV about UM iFest 2020 Click here for further information.

Indonesian Song Video Clip Sing Indonesian song, unleash your creativity. Click here for further information.


  • Indonesia 1O1

  • Tourism in Indonesia - Hidden Tourism Objects in Indonesia

  • Indonesian Culinary

  • Indonesian Traditional Songs and Music

  • Indonesian Traditional Dance


Registration: 10 August – 5 October 2020 Project submission deadline: 10 October 2020 Announcement: 15 October 2020


Registration: 10 August – 15 September 2020 Workshops: 21 – 25 September 2020

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