On February 10th until February 14th, 2015, BINUS English Club (BNEC) successfully hosted The 2015 Asian English Olympics for the fourth time. The 2015 Asian English Olympics held in BINUS University drew the attention of more than 400 participants to participate in this event. No less than seven countries sent their delegations to compete in seven different fields, which are: Speech, Debate, Story Telling, Newscasting, Scrabble, Short Story Writing and Spelling Bee. The countries included are Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippine, Macau, Thailand and Hong Kong. With the theme “Tribe of Aces”, the committees hoped to build a new family that comprised of individuals from various ethnics who are great in their respective fields. Some professionals in those related fields also contributed to the success of this Olympics as the judges, such as News Anchor senior Dalton Tanonaka, storytelling Malaysian activists Shantini Venugopal, and even the world champion of WUDC (World University Debate Championship) James Beavis from Australia, and many more. K9_2015_02_11_999_366 The final day, the culmination of The 2015 Asian English Olympics, was held in Bellezza Shopping Arcade 3rd floor (Auditoriun Abbalove) and was concluded with some amazing performances from Andira (Young Voice Indonesia), Chrissanto, Josh the Magic Man, Jedidiah, Twinkle, Karina, Igun and friends, Christie, and Christelle. After four days of intense competition, here are the winners of each field of the competitions. SCRABBLE:

NameInstitution NameTitle
Alexander GozaliBINUS Universityas Champion
Bipa Arba Arobbani ZenUniversitas Lampungas 1st Runner Up
  1. Rastra Teguh P.
Institut Pertanian Bogoras 2nd Runner Up
Faidhi Hakim Mohd. NurdinMRSM Kota Putraas Highest Rating Gain
Maria Angelica LusuandieUniversitas Bandar Lampungas Highest Rating Change
Jessica Anne ManzanoMeridian International Learning Experienceas Best High School Participant

  SPELLING BEE:

NameInstitution NameTitle
Daffa Al FalahMA Swasta Kafila Jakartaas Champion
Dyah Ayu Megantari Soesetyo PutriSMAK Kolese Santo Yusup Malangas 1st Runner Up
Glecy Mae Pagaduan CanonoyMiriam Collegeas 2nd Runner Up
Daffa Al FalahMA Swasta Kafila Jakartaas Best High School Participant

  Short Story Writing:

NameInstitution NameTitle
Daniela Magdiwang Sugue CastilloMiriam College High Schoolas Champion
Caisam Yvez F. NopuetoMapua Institute of Technology, Philipinesas 1st Runner Up
Theodorus Marcello AntaputraSMA Santo Aloysius 2 Bandungas 2nd Runner Up
Daniela Magdiwang Sugue CastilloMiriam College High Schoolas Best Favorite Story

  News Casting:

NameInstitution NameTitle
Natasha Umbay CaluzaMiriam Collegeas Champion
Raissa ChentamiThe London School of Public Relationsas 1st Runner Up
Quincy Aosty de NeveThe London School of Public Relationsas 2nd Runner Up
Natasha Umbay CaluzaMiriam Collegeas Best Live Report
Rihhadatul AisySMAN 3 Samarindaas Best Cultural News
Natasha Umbay Caluza
Miriam College
as Best High School Participant

  SPEECH:

NameInstitution NameTitle
Achmad Reza MardianUniversitas Indonesiaas Champion
Stevy Semuel Asa BinowoUniversitas Kristen Satya Wacanaas 1st Runner Up
Tiffany Valeska KristiantoSekolah Pelita Harapan Sentul Cityas 2nd Runner Up
Radhy Muhammas AmperaBrawijaya Universityas Best Humorous Speech
Achmad Reza MardianUniversitas Indonesiaas Best Prepared Speech
Tiffany Valeska KristiantoSekolah Pelita Harapan Sentul Cityas Best High School Participant

  STORY TELLING

NameInstitutionTitle
Shemi MakhijaniSekolah Pelita Harapan Sentul Cityas Champion
Hyorim ChoMiriam Collegeas 1st Runner Up
Malvin Daniel RamosMeridian International Learning Experienceas 2nd Runner Up
Hyorim ChoMiriam Collegeas Best Prepared Story
Ikhlas Fikry Bin HafidzalSekolah Dato’ Abdul Razakas Best Comedy Story
Shemi MakhijaniSekolah Pelita Harapan Sentul Cityas Best High School Participant

  DEBATE:

NameInstitutionTitle
Alyssa Bianca Pilao EncamacionMiriam Collegeas Champion
Anna Eldricka Andaya BautistaMiriam Collegeas Champion
Magreta Kaila AdentaUniversitas Indonesiaas 1st Runner Up
Kristi ArdianaUniversitas Indonesiaas 1st Runner Up
Theodorus Nico HadijanCatholic University of Atma Jaya Jakartaas 2nd Runner Up
Kario Teguh ChandraCatholic University of Atma Jaya Jakartaas 2nd Runner Up
Ainul Afifi Zafirah MazlanSekolah Seri Puteri Cyberjayaas Novice Champion
Sara Binti Mohd ShafekSekolah Seri Puteri Cyberjayaas Novice Champion
Theodorus Nico HadijanCatholic University of Atma Jaya Jakartaas Novice Best Speaker
Gabriel CharlotteUniversitas Indonesiaas Best Speaker
Romario Hasintongan TambunanEnglish Debating Society Universitas Gadjah Madaas Semi Finalist
Alif SatriaEnglish Debating Society Universitas Gadjah Madaas Semi Finalist
Muhammad Fahri AkbarBrawijaya Universityas Semi Finalist
Leiditya NaristiBrawijaya Universityas Semi Finalist
Dahyun YooHong Kong University of Science and Technologyas Semi Finalist
Sathnish RaghuramanHong Kong University of Science and Technologyas Semi Finalist
Johanna JosodipuroUniversitas Pelita Harapanas Semi Finalist
Muhammad Raditya Naufal PradanaUniversitas Pelita Harapanas Semi Finalist
Gabriel CharlotteUniversitas Indonesiaas Finalist
Terry MuthahhariUniversitas Indonesiaas Finalist

  Lastly, Miriam College High School from Philiphine won the Institutional Champion, which is the institution that collected the most points during the 5 days competition. After the announcement of all the winners, it was followed by the Gala Dinner where participants could feel the togetherness which leads to a very memorable evening for everybody. We believed the next Asian English Olympics will be as successful as this year’s event and we are also anticipating better talents next year. K9_2015_02_11_999_167 (1) K9_2015_02_11_999_148 documentation Keep Breathing, Keep Inspiring! @InspiratorFreak

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