Double degree students of Muhammadiyah University of Surakarta (UMS) and Dong Hwa University (NDHU) which majoring in economics management performed together in an activity titled International Culture Night Event. The activity was to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Taiwan's NDHU. Celebration of the 25th anniversary of National Dong Hwa University (NDHU) held for two days. Begin from Monday to Tuesday (11-12 / 11/2019).
Students of Economical Management Double Degree program from UMS who are currently completing their studies there also enlivened the university's anniversary. They performed two dances namely Maumere, traditional dance from East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) on the first day and Ruai, dance from Dayak tribe on the second day.
Ir. Sarjito Ph.D. who attended this event (Deputy Chancellor of UMS), said that the students from UMS also performed ‘Kopi Dangdut’ using Angklung as their instrument. This song made the distinguished guests including the National Chancellor of Dong Hwa University, Han-Chieh Chao, Ph.D. join in.
9 students of UMS who completed 3 years of study at UMS participate in this opportunity and will continue their final project at NDHU for one year. They will get two diplomas. One diploma is coming from UMS and the other one is coming from NDHU. "Taiwanese government offers them to work in Taiwan after their graduation. The number of Indonesian students at NDHU itself is 204 people, "said Sarjito.
In this event, Indonesian students' performances were dominated by UMS students. When they performed Angklung with dangdut song, the whole audience danced immediately, including the NDHU Chancellor and the vice chancellor for international relations. Besides NDHU Chancellor, other NDHU deputy chancellors were also attended on this agenda. They are; Chin-Peng Chu Ph.D., Dr. Hui-Mi Hsu and Shin-Feng Lin Ph.D.
The opening ceremony was enlivened by souvenir exchange and congratulation greetings from each delegation of fifty countries. NDHU now has 10,000 students and 1,000 foreign students.