The English Literature Study Program Faculty of Humanities Unud Held The Second Ornament Fest

The English Literature Study Program Faculty of Humanities Unud held its second Ornament Fest which lasted for three days from Thursday 6 June to Saturday 8 June 2024 at the Widya Sabha Mandala Auditorium FIB Denpasar Campus. Ornament Fest is the agenda for the English Literature Study Program which is Project Based Learning from the English Performing Arts Drama, Storytelling and Poetry courses. On the first day of this year's Ornament Fest, it started with a speech from the Coordinator of English Literature Department, Prof. Dr. I Wayan Mulyawan, S.S., M.Hum and then officially opened by Vice Dean III FoH Unud, Dr. Ni Ketut Praise Astiti Laksmi, S.S., M.Hum. The Coordinator of English Literature Department in his speech expressed his appreciation to all the committees a and hoped that in the future the Ornament Fest would be even better.

This year's Ornament Fest lasted for three days and each day had a different theme according to the poem being adapted. On the first day there was a performance of an adaptation of the poem Bond and Free by Robert Frost. On the second day there was an adaptation of the poem My Last Duchess by Robert Browning and on the last day there was an adaptation of the poem The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus. Students had the freedom to adapt the three scripts into new scripts thus providing diverse performances. The Poetry class featured poetry readings inspired by these three poems. The Storytelling class features story reading by adding dramatic effects on stage. The Drama class shows adaptations of poetry that are turned into original drama performances.

The Ornament Fest closed with feedback from representatives of course lecturers and the presentation of prizes to the nominees. The winners of the 2024 Ornament Fest nominations are The Best Performance won by drama group class A2, The Best Adaptation won by drama group A3 The Best Actor won by Three Anggano Putra Bakti, The Best Actress won by Sheila Nur Aini, The Best Story Telling Performance won by the storytelling group A2, The Best Storyteller won by Yesia Krisstadella, The Best Story Poetry Performance won by the poetry group A2 and The Best Poetry Reader won by Indy Nurhayati. (gfp)