The University of Wollongong’s Indonesian Society hosted a national cultural event yesterday, attended by the Indonesian Minister of Youth and Sport, and the Indonesian Ambassador to Australia.
The OlymPPIA is a celebration of Indonesian culture in Australia and is held once every two years.
Approximately 130 students travelled interstate to attend the event and compete in basketball, badminton, futsal and ping pong.
The Indonesian Youth and Sports Minister Imam Nahrawi flew over to Australia for the event, which was also attended by Indonesian Ambassador to Australia Nadjib Riphat Kesoema and Wollongong’s Lord Mayor Councillor Gordon Bradbery.
— Tess Brunton (@TessBrunton489) April 10, 2015
The National Indonesian Society @PPIAustralia is hosting the #OlymPPIA2015 at @UOW. It is a celebration of Indonesian culture in Australia, with 130 students travelling interstate to compete in a range of sports. The opening ceremony has started, with the Indonesian Minister for Youth and Sport flying to Australia for the event. More to follow. #socialj #studentjournalism #PPIAustralia
— UOWTV Multimedia (@UOWTV) April 11, 2015
Representatives from each state have carried in their torches and the official #OlymPPIA2015 cup has been brought to the stage and the #PPIAustralia torch has been lit. The games have begun. #socialj A photo posted by UOWTV Multimedia (@uowtvmultimedia) on