BANDUNG - Closing of Sports and Arts Week between National Islamic Boarding School VIII POSIEN VIII West Java 2019 will be held on Friday Night November 29, 2019 at Arcamanik Sport Youth Center Jl. Horse Race No. 140 City of Bandung.
The event which is a collaboration of the Coordinating Ministry for Human Development and Culture, the Ministry of Religion, the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Ministry of Education and Culture and the Ministry of Tourism were participated by 34 Provinces involving 3090 participants.
As for sports (sports) which are contested this year, as many as six sports including athletics, volleyball, pencak silat, futsal, gymnastics and hadang students. As for the art competition there are seven branches, namely craft art, hadrah art, creation and reading poetry, three language speeches, Islamic calligraphy, Islamic painting and stand up comedy.
West Java managed to become the defending champion with the acquisition of 16 gold, 7 silver and 7 bronze, a total of 30 medals. The second position was Banten which hosted the previous POSPENAS with the acquisition of 12 gold, 10 silver and 7 bronze, a total of 29 medals. While East Java occupies the third position with 10 gold, 14 silver and 16 bronze, a total of 40 medals.
"After West Java became the overall winner of Pornas Korpri, last week was also the overall champion of Popenas and today Alhamdulillah became the overall champion of Pospenas. Hopefully this can spur West Java people to win the overall championship in the 2020 National Sports Week," Daud Achmad Acting Regional Secretary of West Java Province in his remarks represented the Governor of West Java (11/29/2019).
With the announcement of West Java as the General Champion of POSPENAS VIII in 2019, the Pospenas Cup was officially given to the Government of West Java Province.
Present to close the sports and arts event for students and female students in Indonesia, Zainut Tauhid Deputy Minister of Religion of the Republic of Indonesia.
"Through the momentum of this Pospenas, I invite the students to become the frontline for national development, be students who have character and have integrity," said Zainut ended his remarks.