1001 Nights of Storytelling Contest
Time : 7.00-9.00 PM
Attendees : 26
Members : 20
Guest : 4
Visiting TM : 2
Opening Remarks : Glenn Djangkar, CC, CL
Narrator : Michael Hadiono, TM
MC : Richie Jimmy Walia, CC
Timer : Kardinal, TM
Ballot Counter : Ajay, TM
I. Prepared Speech Session
1. Speaker : TM Tedy Rusli
Title : “Integrity and Totality”
TM Tedy tells a story about his own experience in handling a special ceremony in his company. He was handled so many details, for example arranging the meeting, organizing his own task and managing his associate professionally. He don’t care if what he did will make others down, because all he focused on was to make this event running well. As an appreciation, his boss gave him an award for outstanding performance achievement.
2. Speaker : TM Rahmat Hidayat
Title : “The Life the Old Man”
TM Rahmat Hidayat tells a story about an old man who suffered from his disease and sitting besides the old tree. In his story, he tells that he enjoy the moment of being strong and rich. But suddenly, as time goes by, the old man has a big selfishness that he only care for himself rather than his family. Then, his selfishness made his family leave him. The old man enjoy the moment when he was young that he regret later for not preparing for his old age. TM Rahmat remind us to be grateful when we were young and don’t waste your time to do something that unnecessary before you get old.
3. Speaker : TM Koko Wijanarko
Title : “The Most Beautiful Girl I’ve Ever Seen”
TM Koko tells a story about a father looking for his missing daughter name Karen. He looked all over the place to find this girl, asking people around and show the picture of her smile with showing two fingers. Suddenly the girl came out from the shop at the corner of the street. The father noticed that the girl is look the same as her daughter. When the girl walked across the street, she fell off the ground and got hit by a car. The girl passed away at that time. The father try to hold her to make sure that the girl was really her daughter. Then he saw a photo came out from her jacket, and when he looked at it, the photo shows the same picture as his missing daughter, but she showing three fingers.
4. Speaker : Glenn Djangkar, CC, CL
Title : “Feathers in the Wind”
TM Glenn tells a story about a son who is always spreading a gossip. One day, the father asked his son to stab the pillow which contains full of feathers. The son do what his father asked him. When he tried to stab with a knife, all of the feathers from the pillow scattered to the ground. The father then asked him to picked up all of the feathers that scattered everywhere. But the son refused to do it because he claimed that it is impossible to gather all the feathers back to the pillow again. The father told the son that’s how bad when we were gossiping someone. Just like feathers, when we spread the gossip, it will all scattered everywhere and never comeback.
5. Speaker : Reza Rizky Pratama, TM
Title : “The Rabbit and The Turtle”
TM Reza tells a story about the race competition between the rabbit and the turtle. The rabbit run so much faster than the turtle and after he run so far, suddenly the rabbit meet with the lion, and asked him how to beat the turtle. At the middle of the jungle suddenly the rabbit found the huge river in front of him. He cannot pass, but when the turtle arrived at the river, he swim to cross over it. Then the turtle win the race. The moral of the story is that eventhough the turtle is very slow but he have another ability that the rabbit didn’t have, and that is he can swim.
6. Speaker : Raisa Ornella Rico, CC
Title : “Maraslow”
TM Raisa tells a story about her first experience in joining marathon competition with her friend named Mawar. Suddenly, at the middle of race, she fell to the hole. Mawar helped her to get up and she motivated Raisa that they should keep fighting until the end. By holding hands together, Raisa managed to reach the finish and get their medals. TM Raisa closed her speech with quotes that say “a real friend may not be the one who always babysitting you or the one who always saying a good things about you. A real friends is the one who isn’t hesitate to give you a cold fact to push on findingyour strength so that you could be the champion”
7. Speaker : Kashish Harjani, CC
Title : “YNWA”
TM Kashish story tells about his experience when he was about to watch soccer on the big screen. When you have a memory which is sweet no matter what you are doing it alone, you will never walk alone.
8. Speaker : Chairil Aditya, TM
Title : “Jimmy the Daydreamer”
TM Adit story tells about Jimmy who always daydreaming about a girl he loves name Julia, but he didn’t do anything. One day, Jimmy wants to impress Julia by becoming the person that she likes, which are having a good basketball skill and a good cooking skill. Jimmy play for both role, but he failed to attempt it. Onne day, he realized that he have another potential inside of him behind his habit in daydreaming, that he can be a good storyteller. After he stepped on the stage at the graduation ceremony, he taka a chance to step on the stage and do a speech. Everyone in the school gave him an applause. He proves that even a daydreamer can be a good storyteller.
9. Speaker : Akbar, TM
Title : “Story of A Star”
TM Akbar story tells about the star that jealous with the sun and the moon. He wants to be like them, close and gives more contribution to the human on Earth. But after getting a closer look, he realized that he also gave a contribution to the human. Many people on Earth pays more attention to the star as much as the sun and the moon. He realized that everyone is special in their own way.
10. Speaker : Benazir Syahril, ACB, ALB
Title : “She Has Many Friends, She Has No Friends”
TM Bena story tells about true friends are those who always remind us to keep out feet on the ground, who tell the truth although it is bitter, and who do not blame us when we later land in trouble by saying “didn’t I warn you?”
II. Hall Of Fame
TM Ajay and TM Jimmy presented the winning trophy which goes to:
Best Speaker : 1st Benazir Syahril, ACB, ALB
2nd Glenn Djangkar, CC, CL
3rd Kashish Harjani, CC and Tedy Rusli, TM
Best Costumes : Barbara Sakura, TM
Congratulations to all of the winners
III. Our next meeting will be on Monday, 29th September 2014
We would like to give our appreciation and gratitude to our Narrator, our MC, our VPE, our VPM and all the role takers who have run the meeting smoothly.
We also would like to give our appreciation and gratitude to all of the members and guests who has come and participate in the meeting.
Last but not least, we would like to extend our gratitude to PBTaxand for allowing us to use the room and other facilities so we can conduct the meeting.
On the next meeting, we will conduct a regular meeting again in PBTaxand auditorium. See you on the next meeting
Made by Chairil Aditya Arifin
Jakarta Toastmasters Club 2014-2015