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Science Fiesta@ Science Centre, Miramar from February 25th to 28th
February 25, 2017, 9 :00 am - February 28, 2017, 8 :59 am
Goa Science Centre is organizing a grand festival of Science and Technology called Science Fiesta to commemorate the National Science Day from 25th to 28th February, 2017. The Science Fiesta – 2017 will be inaugurated on 25th by Smt. Nila Mohanan, Collector, North Goa. Shri P. Mohan, Project Director, Jaitapur Nuclear power Project, NPCIL, Mumbai, along with other dignitaries will be present for the inaugural function. Leading scientific and research institutions from state and central government along with other NGO’s will be participating in this Fiesta and will be putting up an exhibition highlighting the significant developments in science and technology done at their respective institutions. During the four-day event, various programmes and competitions will also be organized at the Centre.
Apart from exhibitions, various science lectures will be delivered by leading scientists. Students can test their knowledge in science, astronomy, etc. by participating in the Science, Astronomy quiz. They can also show their creative talents by participating in competitions like monologue, fancy dress, face painting, etc. Workshops like paper craft, Vedic mathematics, shell craft, fiber optics, water rocket, solar energy, will be organized for the students during the four-day event. There will also be live demonstration on first aid, operation of firefighting equipment, science demonstration on unexpected science and liquid nitrogen. Workshop on organic farming on growing vegetables in home gardens, balconies and terrace will be held on 26th February, 2017.
Astronomy lovers can spend their evening by participating in the slide show presentation which will be held at the evenings, for sky gazers special sky observation will be organized after sunset. To promote healthy lifestyle and to benefit the visitors of science fiesta, free health checkup camps will be orgnaised during Science Fiesta. Dentists from Goa Dental College will be available for dental check up on 26th February 2017. Free Eye Check up camp by Vision Hospital, Mapusa will be organized on 28th February, 2017.
The valediction and prize distribution function will be held on 28th February 2017. Shri Jonse Manuel Noronha, Chairmen, Goa Public Service Commission will be the chief guest for the valedictory function. The winners of various competitions will be felicitated at the valedictory function. For further details Goa Science Centre may be contacted on Tel. No 0832-2463426.