Siemens Press Release

Siemens Indonesia promotes fun science-learning for children

October 23, 2018
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Goethe-Institut Indonesien, in partnership with Siemens Indonesia, organized the annual Science Film Festival (SFF) for the ninth time in Indonesia. This year's festival addresses the challenges of reducing greenhouse gases with the theme "The Food Revolution: Meeting the challenges of 2050". Science Film Festival 2018 will be held in 42 cities in Indonesia between October 23 and November 13. This festival aims to engage Indonesian children and connect them with science through 15 entertaining films, all dubbed in Indonesian, and an interactive program of experiments and competitions.

 

Since 2005, Science Film Festival has inspired young people across Southeast Asia, South Asia, Africa and the Middle East to grow excitement toward science by using the most fun and entertaining ways. Each film featured in this festival is masterfully crafted to communicate science and technology in an entertaining and comprehensible way for children aged 9-14 years, combined with interactive scientific experiment and simulation. The event has grown considerably and becoming the largest event of its kind and one of the biggest film festivals worldwide in terms of audience reach with nearly one million visitor’s worldwide
and 80,000 visitors in Indonesia alone.

 

"We're proud to once again sponsor the Science Film Festival. This is a tremendous opportunity for Siemens Indonesia to make a difference in the lives of our next generation of scientists and engineers so they can make a difference tomorrow," said Prakash Chandran, President Director and CEO, PT Siemens Indonesia. "Children need to be encouraged from an early age to learn about science. Event like this is an excellent opportunity to bring them closer to science. And science films are the best tool to make them eager in learning about science."

This is a tremendous opportunity for Siemens Indonesia to make a difference in the lives of our next generation of scientists and engineers so they can make a difference tomorrow.
Prakash Chandran, President Director and CEO, PT Siemens Indonesia

In addition, Siemens Indonesia will organize a Siemens Science Day 2018 on October 27, 2018 at the Goethe-Institut Jakarta. The invitation is extended to children of our employees as well students from Mekar Sari Junior High School (SMP) in East Jakarta. Through this one-day event, children have the chance to watch fun science movies and participate in various exciting science experiments.

 

Siemens Indonesia has been committed to improve the education quality in Indonesia. Our aim is to inspire young people to grow passion in science and technology and inspire them be involved in technical professions. This correspondingly with our company’s success that is largely based on a leading position in scientific, technical and medical development. Since its establishment, Siemens always have a big role in tackling a lot of issues by providing innovative technologies that improve the quality of life while also preserving the environment around us.

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