UNAIR NEWS – Calisthenics and fun walk held in Faculty of Medicine (FK) Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR) on Sunday morning, August 21 was full of lively cheerfulness. The calisthenics was held in the front yard of Campus A Jl. Prof. Dr. Moestopo 47 Surabaya, attended by hundreds of FK UNAIR academicians. The high rank officials were Dean of FKProf. Dr. Soetojo, dr., Sp.U(K), Vice Dean II Prof. Budi Santoso, and Vice Dean III Prof. Dr. Ni Made Mertaniasih, dr., MS., Sp.MK.(K)., and some other professors of FK UNAIR.
The fun walk started after the calisthenics, the route was started from the yard of 103 year old campus. The participants were sent off by Dean of FKProf. Dr. Soetojo, dr., Sp.U(K) with Prof. Soedarso Djojonegoro, Emeritus Professor FK and former UNAIR Rector. The participants went through Jl. Kedungsroko, Jl. Tambang Boyo, next to FKG and back to FK UNAIR front yard.
During the journey, the participants were accompanied by an artistic attraction of Reyog Ponorogo from Reyog Ponorogo and Jaranan Surabaya association (Hiprejs) led by Tri Suryanto. Two sets of “Dhadak Merak” and Bujang Ganong with the dancers followed the participants in the fun walk. Even one of the reyog performers performed on a motorbike.
“He is so strong, sturdy and does not fall even in the windy street. We presented cheelfulness for FK event,” said Tri Suryanto. The event not only make the participants healthy but the community where their neighborhood was on the route was entertained.
The keyword, health, was what they aimed for, as stated by Dean of FK UNAIR Prof. Soetojo, pursuant to the theme “Supporting Universitas Airlangga Towards World Class University”. As stated in his speech, to support Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR) towards WCU and by 2020 in Top 500 world class university, quality human resources are needed, therefore health of body and soul is also important.
“To support this challenging task, Faculty of Medicine pushes human resources in UNAIR to be healthy with the spirit of 1945,” said Prof. Soetojo, Professor of Urology FK UNAIR.
After the calisthenics and fun walk, all participants were provided with breakfast in the middle yard of FK UNAIR. After breakfast, there were art performances of jaranan, jathilan, acrobatic, dangdut show, also the 36 door prizes drawing session. The main door- prize was a two-door-fridge then there were also two mountain bikes, magic jars, water dispensers, metric emergency lamps, blenders, electric irons, electric mugs (five each of them). Then there was also a gas stove (good quality) and two more stoves. (*)
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