NDO –The 15th Hanoi Open Mathematics Competition 2018 (HOMC), an annual event held by the Hanoi Mathematical Society, will see the participation of international contestants for the first time, announced the Hanoi Department of Education and Training on March 23.

Hanoi Open Maths Competition to see foreign contestants

NDO –The 15th Hanoi Open Mathematics Competition 2018 (HOMC), an annual event held by the Hanoi Mathematical Society, will see the participation of international contestants for the first time, announced the Hanoi Department of Education and Training on March 23.

87 international contestants from 10 countries, including China, Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia, Poland, Hungary, and others will attend the competition.

Hanoi Open Maths Competition to see foreign contestants

Mr. Le Ngoc Quang (middle), Vice director of Hanoi education & training department in the press conference

“We wish to create an international learning environment for our students and encourage the study of mathematics, while promoting the image of Vietnam and the capital of a thousand years of civilization,” said Le Ngoc Quang, deputy director of the Hanoi Department of Education and Training.

The HOMC 2018 is held for junior students who are 14 years old and senior students who are 16 years old. Representatives from Vietnam include 24 students from Hanoi Amsterdam High School for Gifted Students and Nguyen Hue High School for Gifted Students.

The competition will take place on March 26-28 and the contestants will also have the opportunity to meet with famous mathematicians, visit Hanoi and attend exchange programmers.

The HOMC was first held by the Hanoi Mathematical Society in 2004 for 14 and 16-year-old students. This is the first year that will see the competition of foreign students.

In the press conference, Mr. Le Ngoc Quang is also highly appreciate the contribution of Atlantic Five – star English which is the gold sponsor for HOMC 2018.

Atlantic Five – star English is a language center which applies high Standard English teaching program. This company provides many scholarships (from 26.2 million to 230 million for each scholarship and the total amount is up to 10 billion Vietnam dong) for student who won the prizes. Through these scholarship, Atlantic wants to support more and more for students.

Mr. Marshall Presnick, operation director of Atlantic Five – Star English stated that this is the first time Atlantic join this contest and also the first time provide full English scholarship for 1st place student in the contest.

Hanoi Open Maths Competition to see foreign contestants

Mr. Marshall Presnick, Operation Director of Atlantic Five-Star English

In Atlantic Five – Star English program, students will be taught by five – star lecturers, based on not only English communication skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) but also exam preparation skills to be competitive in the international contest and adapting international studying and working environment.

Hanoi Open Maths Competition to see foreign contestants

Mr. Chu Xuan Dung – Director of Hanoi education and training department deliver the certification for agent who are highly contributed in the HOMC 2018

The first HOMC contest was hold in 2004 by Hanoi Mathematic Society & Hanoi education and training department. Many students who got the prizes in this contest, also get gold or silver medals in the international or area contest.

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