The 6th session of International Mathematic Contest (IMC)
has successfully completed
The 6th session of International Mathematic Contest (IMC) has successfully completed in Singapore on August 8-9th, 2010. Teams from ten countries and regions, namely, Chinese mainland, Hongkong, Taipei, Singapore, Philippine, Malaysia, Korea, Thailand and India have participated in this year＊s contest, with a total of 1300 people , including 999 students.
89 gold medals, 181 silver medals and 354 bronze medals are awarded in 9 grade levels, from primary school 3rd to 6th grade, junior and senior high school 1st to 5th. Grade champion prizes are respectively set for primary school 3rd to 6th grade and junior high school 1st to 2nd grade, in which the grade champion prizes for primary school 3rd and 5th grade have won by hongkong team, primary school 4th, 6th grade and the 2nd grade of junior high school by Chinese mainland team, and the 1st grade of junior high school by Chinese Taipei team. Through careful selections, all teams have sent their most talented students to join in the contest, presenting a strong competence of each participating team. It is deeply convinced that IMC will greatly enhance the communication on math education among Asian countries and regions to improve the regional math education into a higher level!
The Prize Presentation Ceremony is held in the Chevron club on the afternoon of Aug, 9th. 14 VIP guests from IMCU secretariat and regional secretariat present at the ceremony and award certificates and prize to students who won the gold medal. After the ceremony, each secretariat and participating students respectively exchange gifts and take photo. Students from each country give a wonderful performance, such as folk dance, chorus, instruments, martial art and traditional culture display. All the singing and laughing enhance the mutual understanding and deepen the friendship between each other.
The whole contest is carefully designed, organized and implemented. Besides the contest and prize awarding ceremony, IMCU secretariat has also arranged visits and sightseeing for students. The culture journey aims at making students know more about social and environmental part of Singapore, while visiting the museum and dam help them learn more science and broaden their minds; the visit to the newly-opened universal studio gives students an exciting and interesting experience to feel how technology changes our lives.
The elaborated arrangement of this year＊s contest not only provides an opportunity for students to show their math talent, but also broadens their minds and deepens their friendship. It will definitely become a wonderful memory for all the participating students in their lifetime!