Language Trip and Culture

Year 10 goes to Yogyakarta (September 1 – September 3, 2015) This term 3 is a big assesment for year 10 Indonesian’s class as they have to visit Java’s most visited tourist destination, Yogyakarta. The objectives of this trip is for the students to find out about historical, cultural sites of Yogyakarta. They should gain an insight into the history of Indonesia, Javanese traditional dance (Ramayana Performance). Yogyakarta is consider as epicentre of Javanese art and culture, and is the capital of Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, literally the”Special Region of Yogyakarta”, the only region in Indonesia to be headed by monarchy.
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Independence Day Celebrations

This weekend we enjoy a long weekend in celebration of The Proclamation of Indonesian Independence that was originally read at 10.00 a.m. on Friday, August 17, 1945, some 70 years ago. At NZIS we celebrated this event today with a range of interesting cultural performances and activities. Today’s assembly and Indonesian Games have been a huge success, thanks to the hours of work all our local staff have spent over the last three weeks, focusing on preparing students to perform or complete art works for the day. The organisation of groups and the sourcing of materials for the activities was
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