Hallyu star JYJ is chosen as FLL Korea goodwill ambassador for robotics education.
FLL is a robotic competition that is created by US First Scholarship Foundation that brings participants from elementary school to high school students to join the culture festival.
The FLL competition that will be held on January 29th at Ilsan KINTEX is conducted by a joint agreement of First Scholarship Foundation and FEST Creative Engineering Education Association as its host. FEST Creative Engineering Education Association (http://www.fest.or.kr) is an organization that was established in order to promote STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) training using robots as its media with teachers and professors specialized in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology. The theme for FLL KOREA 2011 is ‘Body Forwards’, combining the knowledge of robotics and medicine at once.
There are 5-10 teams from each country within range of age from 9 to 16 years old that will compete against teams from over 50 countries, more than 170,000 young students will challenge themselves in the festival.
FLL KOREA organizing committee, “We decided that JYJ’s passion and teamwork matches the competitions concept. JYJ album is also ranked as top 5 on Billboard this year, and garners high interests from United States, hence is well suited to our global competition spirit.” as he explained the reason for the group to be chosen as the goodwill ambassador.
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