239 candidates participate in 2014 National Youth Informatics Contest

The Science, Technology & Youth Talent Development Center launched officially on August 5 the 20th National youth Informatics Contest .

The contest is scheduled to take place in Ha Noi on August 9.

This year’s contest attracted participation of 239 candidates nationwide. The contestants will be divided into five table compettion, including table A for primary school students, table B for secondary school students, table C for high school students, table D for software creation and table E for programming hardware, said organization board.

The awards ceremony will be organized and broadcast live on Vietnam Television on August 10.

The National Youth Informatics Contest is considered as an annual informatics contest for students across the country, aiming to discover young talents.

The contest's organization board include Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, the Ministries of Education and Training, Information and Communications, and Science and Technology and the Vietnam Association for Information Processing.

A press conference of 20th National youth Informatics Contest on August 5. (Photo: Sggp)

By La Anh- Translated by Huyen Huong

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