There are four big events that BNEC holds every year, and the biggest of all is Asian English Olympics. Starting from only in BINUS University, it expanded to a national scope, and finally, in 2012, it becomes Asian English Olympics. Right now, AEO is the biggest English Competition in the whole Asia which is currently growing up to reach the peak of popularity. Even in Malaysia, some participants said that many people are talking about AEO there. As a prestigious event, it includes 8 fields of competition: Debate, Speech, Spelling Bee, Storytelling, Newscasting, Scrabble, Short Story Writing and Radio Drama.
Not just an ordinary competition, AEO also filled with so many exciting things. The vibe of International Ambience, Coaching Clinics from numerous famous International Judges, and also pump your heart through the hype of the Ceremonies. In the 7th AEO, the 2018 Asian English Olympics “Discover Your Extraordinary”, it achieved many records. 676 participants across Asia are competing, and they come from 11 countries; Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Bangladesh, Macau, and South Korea. Many professional judges came every year, including the famous news anchor, Desi Anwar from CNN, who became the Newscasting field judge in The 2018 AEO.
Other than that, this year AEO also get both CNN and Metro TV as a media partner and also being included in Metro TV’s show in the Sunday Morning Program. Continuous improvement is one of the BNEC value, with The 2018 AEO being greater than the previous one, next year it will become even more awesome.
To visualize the AEO of these past two years, here are the event’s video.
The 2018 Asian English Olympics “Discover Your Extraordinary”
The 2017 Asian English Olympics “Live Your Aspiration”
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