On 18 April 2012 we started our 100 Day Living Clock Countdown in Ho Chi Minh City. Everyday between then and the 27 July - the start of the London 2012 Olympics - one of our staff, partners or customers unveiled a new number. You can also find the pictures on our Facebook English page be sure to “like” the page so you can add your own support, comments and “likes”. If you can't see the pictures above then click here to see them on our Flickr page.
The British Embassy, the British Council and VTV launched the‘Countdown to London 2012’ quiz opened to all Vietnamese audiences on 18 April 2012 to coincide with 100 days to the opening the Games. Over 14 weeks, the quiz website has received nearly 10,000 visits and 4,620 entries. The overall winner of the quiz selected randomly by the British Ambassador to Vietnam to win a full scholarship for an English course at the British Council teaching centre.
Two weeks to the 2012 London Summer Olympics, the British Council Vietnam launched the London 2012 NOW Photo Competition. The competition was open for everyone currently residing in Vietnam and every Vietnamese citizen who is living or studying overseas. The London 2012 NOW photo competition creates opportunities for participants to share their unique moments as well as their diverse creativity. The competition also celebrates the natural beauty of Vietnam through the photos taken by the participants.