Patras Science Festival (Organization: Hellenic Open University)
Monthly Report: May 2019
Start-Expiration: 10-13 May 2019
Beneficiaries: 6.500 Participants
The «Patras Science Festival» was hosted at Hellenic Open University and in selected venues in Patras’ center from 10 to 13 May, where adults and children had the opportunity to ask and answer scientific questions related to their everyday life. They were able to attend to stimulating lectures and debates, to chat with scientists, to experiment, to play, to watch science theater and documentaries, and to participate in workshops… The visitors were also able to take part in science experiments, interactive sessions, laboratories, educational games, and student competitions. The festival created a communication platform between science and the general public and is considered as an innovation in the field of science communication.