Indonesian Youth Regeneration

    Genre : Jazz / Pop

    Perform on:
    Sunday March 6, 2011
    Kementerian Pariwisata & Ekonomi Kreatif Hall

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About This Act :

Indonesian Youth Regeneration (IYR) Group became the champion in the International music competition for children and adolescents, Singapore Performing Arts Junior Championship, among juniors in 2010, at the Esplanade, Singapore, end of June.

Music Group consisting of 7 teenagers won the grand champion with the highest score in the final round, while had the right to conduct a Trophy and cash prize of 5000 USD.

IYR consists of Dennis Junio Gani (Saxophone), Demas Narawangsa (Drums), David Manuhutu (Keyboard), Albert Fakdawer (Vocals), Timothy Luntungan (Synth), Reno Castello (guitar), and Enos Martyn (Bass).

They are currently aged between 17-19 years.
IYR was the only Indonesian representative who represent Indonesia in the annual competition.

Since IYR bring Indonesian names in front of the group name, they decided to promote Indonesian Nation.
No wonder they believed that they will be champions long before heading to Singapore.

'Eventually, we came out as a Champion and received the first prize of Gold Medal in the category of musical groups (bands) and also received Grand Champion in 2010,' explained Dennis in Jakarta.

Timothy, IYR other personnel, is satisfactory with the group achievements. According to him, IYR had to work very hard in order to reach the top position.

First, they must use private funds and asking donations from several people in order to join the competition.
Besides, other participants coming from developed countries such as the United States, Canada, Australia, Philippines, Israel, and Malaysia, which has made the competition very tight.

'Thanks God, we can be the champion,' said Timothy.
For Dennis, IYR victory is proved that Indonesian Young Generation can be a winner in a various fields in International Competition.
Ranging from Physics Olympic to Music Competitions.
'We are very proud being an Indonesian,' he said.

This group was formed in October 2009, and has been participated in several National and International music festival such as ; Wine and Jazz Singapore Festival 2010, Jazz Goes To Campus 2009, and Java Jazz Festival 2010.
despite they are still in a very young age.