CHRONICS 2018 is the most anticipated Product Design and Ergonomics competition in South East Asia. This year will be the 11th time where remarkable students from all over South East Asia gather to compete and present their outstanding ideas on product design. It is one of the biggest multi-level competitions in the region and is held annually by Himpunan Mahasiswa Teknik Industri UGM (Industrial Engineering Student Association of Universitas Gadjah Mada).
Stress is any uncomfortable emotional experience accompanied by predictable biochemical, physiological and behavioral changes (by American Psychological Association). Therefore, our theme “stress relief” means to relieve or feel something interesting or enjoyable that provides a short respite from any predictable changes that cause stress.
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Yogyakarta Special Region (Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta) is one of Indonesia’s provinces. One of the unique fact about Yogyakarta is its monarchy practice in government. Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X is the Sultan of the historic Yogyakarta Sultanate in Indonesia, and is currently also the Governor of the modern Yogyakarta Special Region. It is also a city known as the center of education for its enormous quantity and good quality of schools and campuses.
Yogyakarta is one of the foremost cultural center in Indoensia. It is rich in cultural heritage and historical landmark. Some of the highly recommended tourism sites to visit are Borobudur Temple and Prambanan Temple, both of them got recognition as the world’s heritage site by UNESCO in 1991.
Sultan Palace or Keraton is also a main attraction in Yogyakarta. Here’s where you can learn about history and ancient art, especially if you choose to take the historical tour, guided by Abdi Dalem, those who devote their life for the palace and King and abide to the Palace’s regulations. Just about a mile from Keraton, you can find Taman Sari Water Castle, a beautiful water park that once was the royal garden of Yogyakarta Sultanate. For those who prefer natural attraction, Mount Merapi, Pindul Cave, Imogiri Pine Forest, Fruit Garden Mangunan, and Timang Beach are recommended.
Yogyakarta locals are also known as humble, friendly people. The combination of rich culture and history, traditions, and the harmonious living of its people made jogja a place worth visiting. It is said that the charm of Jogja never fails to captivate its visitor, making them miss Yogyakarta as soon as they left the city.