ALOHA Mental Arithmetic International Competition 2016
24th July, Sheraton Hotel, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Indonesia, identified by Conservation International (CI) as one of the “Mega diverse Countries” because of its great number and diversity of animals and plants, was the host of the 2016 ALOHA Mental Arithmetic International Competition.
More than 700 students from countries like India, Bangladesh, China, Malaysia, Philippines, Spain, Panama, Mexico and, of course, Indonesia, prepared and worked hard to win one of the trophies that were awarded on last July 24th on ALOHA’s most important event of the year.
By 10:00 in the morning, all the participants were ready to begin their exam at the Ballroom of the Sheraton Hotel in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. As every year, the examination lasted only 5 minutes in which the students showed a high level of concentration while using or visualizing the abacus.
The trophies were presented by our VIP guest from Indonesia Mr. Suyono Sujono, Mr. Tatang Sutanto, Mr. Suwendy Nurcija, Mrs. Titiani Loren, Mr. Felix Tanja and Mr. Tan Swee Tean from Malaysia, along with the Founder, President of ALOHA Mental Arithmetic Mr. Loh Mun Sung, Mrs. Kiran Motwani, the International Director, Mr. Pudjiyanto Liem and Mrs. Lea Deasy Kartika, delegates Sempoa Buah Hati Indonesia, Mr. Kumaran and Mr. Tushar Kangsagara delegates ALOHA India, Mr. Saiful Karim and Mr. Mohammad Ali Haider Chowdhury, delegates ALOHA Bangladesh, Ms. Yean Foong, delegate of ALOHA Malaysia, Mrs. Vanessa Campos and Mr. Adrian Cedeño, delegates ALOHA Panama, Dr. Nixon Olfindo delegate ALOHA Philippines, Mr. Xu Jin Long, delegate ALOHA China, Mdm. Chen Xiao Li, Executive Director Of Dong Cheng Primary School and Mdm. Shen Zu Pei, Principal Of Dong Cheng Kindergarten.
ALOHA Mental Arithmetic, International thanks everyone who attended this event and especially to Sempoa Buah Hati, Indonesia for their commitment, dedication and support during this Competition.