The scientific Olympiad “Chiloi Donish” has begun in Dushanbe, and will be held in thirteen different academic subjects. Four districts will participate in the city stage of the Olympiad, of which 3,783 students are in the field of social and humanitarian studies, and 1,986 in natural sciences and mathematics, said the Dushanbe City Hall Education Department.
According to the Department, in accordance with the Regulations on Scientific Olympiads, the most successful participants will advance to the republican stage. The Olympiad began on January 2nd, and will continue until the 6th. This came following an order from President Emomali Rahmon that three republican competitions be staged, for 3,785,000 somoni ($345,000) was allocated.
The purpose of the competition is to search for new talents in music, performing arts, painting and design, improve professional skills, and to promote and revive folk crafts.