Barcelona will celebrate the Science Festival on May 28-29 with 200 activities
Barcelona, 16 (European press)
Barcelona will host the 15th edition of the Science Festival on the last weekend of May – Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 – with nearly 200 science and technology awareness activities scheduled.
In a statement issued this Monday, the city council reported that the science festival is launching a new itinerant format and each edition will be in a different neighborhood of the city to “decentralize it and make it accessible to the whole county,” setting this year. The nerve center of the event is in the Rambla del Raval.
The proposal will include more than 150 centers, research groups, universities and science publishing companies in the metropolitan area.
It is part of Pla Barcelona Ciència 2020-2030 and aims to “encourage dialogue between science and society, in this case from a playful perspective”.
Among the activities, there is a new space dedicated to the oceans and the possibility to visit spaces such as the Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts of Barcelona, the Royal Academy of Medicine of Catalonia and the Royal Academy of Pharmacy of Catalonia. The interior of the Casa de Convalescència de Sant Pau, the seat of the Institut d’Estudis Catalans (IEC).
The city council confirmed that this release coincides with various events in the scientific field, which “will be present during the celebration”: the International Year of Glass, the Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development, the Year of Artisanal Fishing and Aquaculture and the Decade of Oceanography for Sustainable Development (2021-2030). ).