‘Vietnam’s Brainiest Kid 2013’ attracts 21,000 students

More than 21,000 students have registered to participate in the Vietnamese version of the British television quiz show, Britain's Brainiest Kid, according to the organizer, Vietnam Television.

Thousands of contestants from secondary schools throughout the country took part in the preliminary rounds which ran for three months.

The jury whittled thousands of contestants down to 480 for the final rounds which will be aired on VTV6 channel at 9pm on December 4 and repeat on VTV3 at 4pm on following Sunday.

The Consulting Advisory Board includes professors Van Nhu Cuong, Ngo Bao Chau and Ngo Duc Thinh.

The organizer hopes that Vietnam’s Brainiest Kid 2013 will prove to be an exciting playing field for children.

Britain's Brainiest Kid created by Sony Pictures Television focuses on seven types of intelligence according to world standards, namely, mathematical logic, language, space, music, the body, capacity and capability to interact. The show has been presented in 16 countries.

By Mai An – Translated by Kim Khanh

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