Arficano—also called Fikan—is a teacher candidate currently taking the Master of Teaching (Early Childhood & Primary) program at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, the University of Melbourne. He taught music at an international school in Bandung while he was completing his undergraduate degree at Universitas Kristen Maranatha, where he majored in English Literature—concentrating in Linguistics. Prior to his master’s study, he worked in an English tutoring job and different marketing positions for several corporations in Jakarta. He is an awardee of the Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education (BPI LPDP) and has led the Marketing Division of the fellowship organisation, LPDP Unimelb Association. Aside from teaching, his other passions are for singing and traveling. He has been pursuing these two passions through his extensive experiences of performing and competing across the globe with his choir groups since 2005. Fikan aspires to live a fun, useful life.