For the first time Lale meets the Golden and Silver Medals from an International Olympiad!

The 10th International Turkish Olympiads, which brings together hundreds of foreign students each year from Turkish schools established throughout the world, kicked off with splendid ceremonies in various cities in Turkey on May 30th,2012.

A total of 1,500 foreign students from 135 countries went to Turkey for the Turkish language Olympiads, which are organized by the International Turkish Education Association (TÜRKÇEDER). This year's competition, which has been running from May 30-June 14, will predominantly be held in Ankara and İstanbul, but there will also be activities in 41 other Turkish cities on 61 stages. The theme of this year's Olympiads is “İnsanlık el ele” (Hand-in-hand for humanity).

Each year about 15,000 students from around the world prepare for the event and these students face fierce competition in their home countries in order to come to Turkey for the Olympiads. The official bodies of each country select the best students to represent them at the Olympiads.

As it’s acknowledged, Suha Ali, Raniya Ahmed Easa and Aminath Dheena have participated in the competitions on behalf of Lale Youth International School to represent Maldives.

All of them had fabulous results; Suha Ali was awarded a Bronze Medal in speaking contest and while Raniya is getting a Silver medal in singing contest, Dheena obtained a Golden medal by securing the first place position in Poetry Contest among the South Asia countries group (7th Group of The Olympiads which consist of 18 countries).

We would like to congratulate Maldives team and thank for their efforts and hard work. We are so grateful to their dedicated teachers and parents for their valuable contribution and excellent co-operation.

Well done all!