The team gave two performances for the elimination and grand final sessions and by then the champion was announced.
Tangerang (ANTARA) - The cultural mission team of Labschool Cibubur High School brought international glory to Indonesia by winning the XXX Prague Stars Folklore Competition 2019 in Prague, Czech Republic, on November 3-4, 2019.

Some 13 countries worldwide dispatched their delegations to the competition held by the European Association Folklore Festival and Prague City Council to deliver their respective traditional dance and music performances.

"The team performed twice for the elimination and grand final sessions after which the champion was announced," Eli Noviami Hayi, the team companion, remarked while arriving at the Soekarno Hatta International Airport, Tangerang, Wednesday.

A total of 28 students of Labschool that were part of the team performed three folklore dances of Indonesia: Enggang Dance, Giring Giring, and Ratoe Jaroe.

School headmaster Ali Chudori noted that the glory brings pride to the nation, particularly when it took place during the month of National Heroes Day that was commemorated on November 10.

"It was the most beautiful present on this year's National Heroes Day," Chudori stated. Related news: Jifolk to enthrall audience at Sindoro Sumbing Festival
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Translator: Achmad Irfan, Suwanti
Editor: Sri Haryati
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