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Jakarta Post

Youth Speak! Fun Day, a showcase of RI’s brightest talent

  • Rita A.Widiadana

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, February 19 2013   /  11:57 am

It’s a Fun Day: Around 1,200 students perform the popular Gangnam style dance during the opening of Youth Speak! Fun Day at the Tennis Indoor Stadium in Senayan, Jakarta, on Feb. 9. JP/R. Berto WedhatamaIt was a fun, engaging and inspiring moment. It was Youth Speak! Fun Day, an event in which thousands of school students showcased their mastery of English language skills in varying ways — through singing, rapping, dancing, debating, reciting and numerous other English-based competitions.

“Yes, learning English can be really easy and fun. The series of workshops, competitions, performances and games not only covered the four basic language skills — listening, reading, writing and speaking, but also increased students’ self confidence and teamwork abilities in a relaxed and fun atmosphere,” explained Yulia Herawati, executive director of The JakartaPost Foundation.