UM International Festival (iFest) 2020

Applications are welcomed for UM International Festival (iFest) 2020. UM iFest is an online competition program and workshop for overseas students. The program aims to provide overseas fellows to learn Indonesian language, cultures, and tourisms.

In order to enhance global education at international level in a virtual and/or practical approach in the contribution of widely promoting Indonesian cultures and tourisms, especially Malang, UM through the Office of International Affairs offers UM iFest program. UM iFest is an online competition and workshop program for overseas students. The program is instituted to provide online competition and workshops to expose Indonesian languages, cultures, and tourisms, particularly Malang.

Looking for fully-funded opportunities, install the Youth Opportunities Android or iOS App here.

UM iFest consists of online workshops and competitions. Some topics of online workshops are projected to be the program courses. Moreover, there are several online competitions to be hosted: vlog about Indonesian language and cultures (dancing, singing original/ cover, poetry, etc.), short-story writing (all the masterpieces will be compiled in a UM iFest book), Instagram TV, and Indonesian song video clip.

Designed to globally unmask the wonderful of Indonesian language, cultures, and tourisms, especially Malang, UM iFest presents the tagline “Broaden Your Vistas, Embrace Cultural Diversity” to excite overseas students to bear witness to Indonesia, the homeland of diverse languages, cultures, and tourisms.

Competition and Workshops

The festival consists of online workshops and 4 competitions-

    • Short Video – VLOG
      Make a YouTube VLOG about “Language, Culture and Culinary of Indonesia”
    • Short Story Writing (Only for UM iCamp alumni)
      Write a short story about Language & Culture, or Tourism in Indonesia
    • Instagram TV (IG TV)
      Create your IG TV about UM iFest 2020
    • Indonesian Song Video Clip
      Sing Indonesian song, unleash your creativity.
    • Indonesia 1O1
    • Tourism in Indonesia – Hidden Tourism Objects in Indonesia
    • Indonesian Culinary
    • Indonesian Traditional Songs and Musics
    • Indonesian Traditional Dance




For each category will receive a prize:

  • 1st place: $250
  • 2nd place: $200
  • 3rd place: $150


  • All non-Indonesian citizenship from any country are eligible to join.
  • All competitions should be individual, except for Video Clip Indonesian Song.
  • This program is free since all of the programs will be online-based.
Eligible Regions: Non-Indonesian

Application Process

  • Apply online through the given link.
    10 August – 15 September 2020
    10 August – 5 October 2020

Looking for fully-funded opportunities, install the Youth Opportunities Android or iOS App here.

Application Deadline: October 5, 2020 (11 Days Remaining)

Apply nowOfficial link
Disclaimer: Youth Opportunities spreads opportunities for your convenience and ease based on available information, and thus, does not take any responsibility of unintended alternative or inaccurate information. As this is not the official page, we recommend you to visit the official website of opportunity provider for complete information. For organizations, this opportunity is shared with sole purpose of promoting “Access to Information” for all and should not be associated with any other purposes.

Log in with your credentials

Forgot your details?