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Introduce the Beauty of Yogyakarta, Cultural Exchange visited Beach at Gunungkidul

Yogyakarta (15/12) – Increasing cultural information between countries is important in today’s global era where social interaction is becoming increasingly global in all aspects. Realizing the importance of this, the International Program of Government Affairs and Administration at the University of Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (IGOV UMY) conducted a Cultural Exchange program with the IGOV’s international students.

In general, the purpose of this activity is to increase collaboration and interaction between students and more than that to introduce each other to the culture of each country and university. This year, activities are focused on introducing culture in Indonesia by making several visits to several cultural sites and tourist attractions in Yogyakarta.

The second day of Cultural Exchange activities was held on Thursday (15/12). This activity involved 6 students consisting of 2 IGOV students who became buddies and 4 international students. Besides knowing Indonesia’s historical heritage, especially Yogyakarta at this cultural exchange they visit one of the beaches in Gunungkidul which can introduce the natural beauty of Indonesia and get to know tourist attractions in Yogyakarta.

“I think people must visit Indonesia and enjoy tourist attractions that present the beauty of Indonesia” Said Nakulah one of the international students

In general, the second day of Cultural Exchange activities ran smoothly and was able to provide and introduce the beauty of Indonesia. Meanwhile, from an academic point of view, this activity was able to strengthen cooperation between universities from Thailand and Indonesia to produce quality collaborative works for the future. (ARP)

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