SciFest 2017

23 March 2017, 11:26

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ASSAf participated in SciFest 2017, which took place from 7 to 14 March 2017 in Grahamstown. ASSAf made use of the opportunity to showcase the Quest: Science for South Africa magazine to the 56 000 visitors that attended the event.

The theme for Scifest 2017 was Tour de Science with reference to the United Nations declared International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The theme encourages contributors to embark on a journey that explores the milestones, accomplishments, mysteries, discoveries, and the historic and exciting wonders of their field of science.

The festival also hosted outreach programmes in the area which included Science in the Park at the Makana Botanical Gardens and presentations at the Nelson Mandela Science Centre in Uitenhage.