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.