Universitas Muhammadiyah Jakarta (UM Jakarta) students won an International competition on Sunday (27/03). Mohammad Ya’ishy Ghifari followed a competition named International 3-Minute Nusantara Video Challenge. The student of the Communication Department, the Faculty of Social and Political Science, UM Jakarta, sent a 3-minute video entitled Sundanese Land. The program was also followed by the participants in various countries, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Brunei Darussalam, Singapore, The Philippines, Papua Niugini, and many other countries. The competition was a collaborative program between i-WIN (International Waqaf Ilmu Nusantara) Library, Nusantara Malay Archipelago Research of Centre for Policy and International Studies (CenPRIS) of Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), and Indonesian Student Association of USM.
In his Sundanese Land movie, Mohammad Ya’isy Ghifari portrayed Sunda with its natural wealth, art, culture, and history. He also persuades communities to rediscover their own history, culture, and tradition. “I give (waqf) the video to International Wakaf Ilmu Nusantara (i-WIN). I hope it will be beneficial for the audiences,” he said.
The other participants from 2020 Communication Science students comprised Ahmad Jaeni, Ammar Fakhrudin, Dohan Mandela, Fadli Muhammad Tanjung, Febrian Rifky Fadhillah, Indra Yunan, and Nabeel Putra Hartadi, in this International competition, also won the Outstanding Videography and Video with Motivational Theme.