Made Ayu Desiari and Ni Luh Putu Putri Utami are two academic artists gained the opportunity to make performance in the event of Nanyang Culture Festival China. As ambassadors of the Indonesia Institute of the Arts (ISI) Denpasar, they brought off Balinese dances such as the Tenun, Trunajaya, Pendet, Wiranata, Kebyar Duduk, Panyembrama and Oleg Dance Tamulilingan Dance.
Deputy Rector IV, I Ketut Garwa, with Advisor to the Rector I Wayan Sweca and Subdivision Head of International Cooperation Ni Komang Artini when accompanying the two dancers to say goodbye to the Rector of the ISI Denpasar said the performing arts was intended to strengthen the relationship between Indonesia and China. The famous annual event in Fujian Province composing of trade shows, cultural performances and culinary promotion would be attended by representatives of the ten ASEAN countries.
“In order to strengthen the participation of the Consulate General at the event, so it asked two dancers from the ISI Denpasar to be able to help enliven the event at the Nanyang Culture Festival,” said Garwa.Meanwhile, Rector of the ISI Denpasar, Dr. I Gede Arya Sugiartha, said he was happy because the ISI Denpasar could play a role in the event. He then commanded the two students to be able to maintain the good reputation of the ISI Denpasar and Indonesia as well as feature the best dance there.
“This event is important to promote Bali and Indonesia in China. Similarly, it was also to introduce the ISI Denpasar campus in an effort to establish a networking with China in accordance with the vision of the ISI Denpasar as a center of excellence,” said Rector Arya. (BTN/015)