Science in the Citadel returns next month with even more events
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Gozo’s own free Science Festival – Science In The Citadel – is returning again this year, on Saturday, the 28th of April 2018, 10am. – 8pm.
The organisers said that this year there will be even more activities for all ages including, a larger interactive Science Fair occupying the Ditch, where visitors can join in many experiments, demonstrations and games; exciting shows using puppets, musical instruments and science comedy; lenty of talks and seminars on topics as diverse as innovative farming, sustainable energy, therapy from bees, maritime archaeology, Einstein’s work and how astronomy helps with the search for meaning; workshops/exhibitions for adults and children looking at unleashing creativity, the science behind art, colour and photography, beekeeping, the human body, the curation of natural history and archaeology and computer coding; Brain Rave – an interactive installation where you can create real music from your mind!
A new exhibit for this year is the Incubator area where visitors will be able to further the interests they have developed during the day by finding out how to advance them through studying, career change or even setting up their own business, and talk to entrepreneurs, employers and experts in the field about what it’s like working in science and technology on Gozo and Malta.
The organisers said that the Festival is sponsored by EcoGozo, with support from Malta Chamber of Scientists, Malta Council of Science & Technology, University of Malta and MCAST and special contributions from Victoria Council, Arkadia and SpotOn Connections.
Nearly 50 organisations are taking part and offering 65 different activities between them. “So don’t just make time for science. Make a day of it!”
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