Bali`s arts institute educating 58 foreign students
Denpasar, Bali (ANTARA News) - The Indonesian Arts Institute (ISI) based in Denpasar is currently educating a total of 58 students from 22 countries in various aspects and departments of Balinese arts, the ISI rector said. Foreign students` interest in the courses offered by ISI is expected to increase in the 2012/2013 academic year, ISI Rector Prof.Dr. I. Wayan Rai S., said here on Saturday. Of the 58 foreign students now enrolled at ISI, 18 were studying at the institute`s performing arts section, 14 at the "Kerawitan" arts section, eight at the plastic arts section, eight at the artistic skill section, nine at the photography section, and one at the artistic design section. the rector said. The foreign students came from Poland, Hungary, Japan, the United States, South Africa, Slovenia, Spain, Argentine, Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Serbia Montenegro, Ukraine, Venezuela, Greece, Madagascar, Uzbekistan, Brazil, China. The ISI rector also said over the past 13 years, the arts institute had educated a total of 496 foreign students and most of them learnt about the arts of using drums and performing Balines dances. I Wayan Rai completed his art studies at California University in Los Angeles.