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Dear Colleagues,

We would like to thank the 88 countries that have confirmed their participation to the 48th IPhO 2017 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. And we have sent the official invitation letter from the Director General of Primary and Secondary Education, the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia as the organiser of the Olympiad. Those countries are:

 

Based on the pre-registration data, we are ready to welcome 424 students, 171 leaders, 78 observers and 14 visitors on the 48th IPhO 2017 in Yogyakarta-Indonesia from 16 to 24 July 2017. Please contact us if you have any inquiries.

Welcome Message

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On behalf of the Ministry of Education and Culture, the Republic of Indonesia, I would like to say that it is really a great honour for the Government of Indonesia to hold such a great annual event, the 48th International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) 2017. The event will be held from July 16th to July 24th 2017 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Yogyakarta is a special region of Indonesia since it maintains the existence of the Kingdom of Mataram and its king become the governor of Yogyakarta until now, make it possesses rich cultural heritage. Yogyakarta is also known as the city of education where you can find so many best education institutions that make students around Indonesia come to study there. Furthermore, Merapi, one of the world’s most active volcano and the most active volcano in Indonesia, lies at the northern part of Yogyakarta. It attracts so many researchers and tourists from around the world to take a closer look and study it. At the southern part of Yogyakarta, lies the Indian Ocean. You can find so many beautiful beaches there. The harmonic blend between the modern life, high standard education, the attractive nature and cultural heritage become a strong magnet to make people visit and stay at Yogyakarta.

Therefore, we are cordially pleased to invite you to participate in the 48th IPhO 2017. We hope you will find the harmonic blend in Yogyakarta become the inspiration to build a strong collaboration and friendship through science regardless of our nations. We are looking forward to welcoming your national delegation for the IPhO 2017. Thank you.

Kind regards,

Prof Dr Kamsul Abraha
Chairman

Chairman of IPhO 2017 Prof Dr Kamsul Abraha Prof Dr Kamsul Abraha

Logo & Mascot

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IPhO 2017 logo assimilates three different elements into a unity of spirit that bring the inspiration of harmonic blend between physics, Indonesia and its hospitality. 

 

 

Hi! I'm Masipo, an IPhO 2017 mascot that will cherish the 48th IPhO 2017 event.

My name is the abbreviation of 'Mari Sukseskan IPhO 2017 (Masipo)', 'Let's succeed IPhO 2017' in English. Do you know about my attire? It's a Yogyakarta traditional attire called Sorjan with Lurik motif, and its hat called Blangkon. It's a symbol of the modesty and hospitality of Yogyakarta residents.

Translation

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Dear all leaders, Please use this link to try the translation system:

IPhO 2017 Translation System

Good luck.