Organized by the Atlantic Club of Bulgaria and the STEAM and Space Cluster Bulgaria with the general support of the US Embassy to Bulgaria, this event invites you to embark on a journey beyond the boundaries of everyday life.
Join us at Sofia Tech Park for a day filled with inspiration and endless possibilities, free of charge.
Delve into the mysteries of space, from black holes to time travel, as we ignite the imagination of young minds. Experience captivating scientific workshops, interactive exhibitions, thought-provoking talks, and exciting demonstrations. This festival aims to broaden horizons, inspire dreams, and encourage careers in STEAM sciences.
Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to explore the wonders of science, and get ready to venture “Ahead of the Future!”
Join us this year as we welcome Dr. Swati Mohan, an accomplished aerospace engineer celebrated for her pivotal role in the successful landing of the Perseverance rover on Mars. Experience the awe as she shares her remarkable career journey in aerospace engineering through a captivating presentation. Following her talk, 10 students will have the exclusive opportunity to engage in an insightful Q&A session with Dr. Mohan, where she will answer their burning questions about space exploration.
Take part in an exclusive virtual tour of CERN and dive into the captivating realm of particle physics. Explore the cutting-edge facilities and groundbreaking experiments conducted at CERN, where scientific frontiers are constantly pushed. After the tour, don’t miss the enlightening Q&A session with the scientists working there, offering pre-selected students a unique opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the fascinating world of particle physics.
Participate in our thrilling competitions and be eligible for fantastic prizes at the festival. Submit your burning questions to Dr. Swati Mohan, pose intriguing queries to CERN, or showcase your artistic skills in a thematic space drawing competition. Winners will be rewarded with impressive thematic prizes, while all workshop participants will receive small gifts as tokens of encouragement for their curiosity and proactivity.
Engage in hands-on experiences that will ignite your curiosity and expand your understanding of the world around us. From exploring the secrets of DNA and immortality to creating black holes and discovering the wonders of the galaxy, these workshops for children aged 8-18 offer an exciting opportunity to delve into various scientific disciplines.
Embark on a journey of scientific knowledge and inspiration with our lineup of experts from various fields of science who will take the Moon and Mars stages to share their insights and discoveries. Delve into topics such as the science of immortality, the search for Earth's twin, cosmic graveyards, polar exploration, space missions to Mars, diversity in space exploration, 3D printing in the space industry, sustainable development, and more.
Step into the captivating pavilions of renowned science-related organizations and embark on a journey to unravel the mysteries of space. Witness mind-boggling experiments and engage with cutting-edge technologies that showcase the latest advancements in scientific research. Get ready to be amazed, inspired, and entertained as you delve into the fascinating realms of science at our interactive exhibit and demonstrations.
Explore the wonders of science in a fun and engaging way with our child-friendly workshops. Registration is now open, but hurry, as spots are limited! Make sure to secure your/ your child’s place in advance. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity for hands-on learning and discovery.