The 29th International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI 2017) was kicked off in Tehran on Friday, July 28, and will last until Friday, 4th of August, 2017. The IOI 2017 is hosted and organized by the Iranian Ministry of Education.
The IOI aims to discover, encourage, bring together, challenge, and give recognition to young people who are exceptionally talented in the field of informatics.
It also seeks to foster friendly international relationships among computer scientists and informatics educators and bring the discipline of informatics to the attention of young people.
Here are the Fars News Agency’s photos of the opening ceremony: