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Two winners of the 2024 National German Language Olympiad to Represent Indonesia at the International Level

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Jakarta (VOI News) - A total of 66 students from 55 Senior High Schools, Vocational High Schools, Madrasah Aliyah (MA) from 27 provinces competed in the 2024 National German Language Olympiad on January 16 at the Goethe-Institut Jakarta. Antje Nehls, Goethe-Institut Indonesien German Language Learning Expert Consultant, told Voice of Indonesia, Wednesday (17/01/2024) that the first and second winners will represent Indonesia to compete in the International German Language Olympiad in Germany next July.

"So this year in 2024, there will be an international German Language Olympics in Göttingen. The people who won rank 1 and 2, they will represent Indonesia this year in July in Germany competing with people from all over the world,” said Antje Nehls.

The National German Language Olympiad organized by the Goethe-Institut Indonesien in collaboration with the Indonesian German Language Teachers Association (IGBJI) is an annual national competition for German language learners aged 15-17 years. This year, the National German Olympiad which is entering its 17th edition, was held off-line for the first time after the previous three editions were held online due to the pandemic.

In the winner announcement ceremony at GoetheHaus Jakarta, Wednesday, Jan Kheiren Valentine Husnafsky from Ignatius Global School Palembang was named first winner, while Sebastian Dikko Daniswara from SMAN 3 Senior High School Yogyakarta was in the second place. Both of them will continue their struggle to compete in the International German Language Olympiad which will be held on 15-22 July 2024 in the city of Göttingen, Germany. Around 100 students from 50 countries are projected to compete for the title of the best German language learner. This grand international competition takes place every two years. (VOI/LIP/AHM/EDT)

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