Malang — Monday (17/6), the opening ceremony of Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) 2019 had been successfully held by the Center of Indonesian Studies (BIPA) of Universitas Negeri Malang, in the AVA Hall, E6 Building, Faculty of Letters, Universitas Negeri Malang.
The event started at 09.00 a.m. by an opening speech of Dr. Gatut Susanto, M.Pd, the Director of BIPA UM and followed by the speech of the Resident Director CLS, Adam Mele, M.A. Before the program was opened, the MC invited 25 CLS students to come forward to introduce themselves. The applause of the audience was echoed through the hall welcoming CLS students. Finally, the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program 2019 was officially opened by Dr. Moch. Syahri, S.Sos, M.Si as the Second Vice Dean of Faculty of Letters. There was also a performance of Indonesian traditional dance, named Tari Cunduk Menur, as a symbol that the program was successfully opened.
After that, the event was continued by introducing all the Instructor of CLS Program that have been divided into several classes as well as the staff of BIPA UM. Finally, the opening ceremony was closed around 10.00 AM, with some photo sessions.
Reporter : Zahrotul Nur A