Six Vietnamese students will compete at the eighth International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO-8) which opened in George Campbell School of Technology in Durban , South Africa on Dec. 5.

All the Vietnamese contestants come from the Hanoi-Amsterdam High School .

The five-day competition attracts the participation of 46 teams, with nearly 600 students from 45 countries and territories worldwide.

The annual event, for students up to the age of 15, consists of three separate tests, including theoretical and experimental examinations, in the fields of physics, chemistry and biology./.