Global Science Festival of Kerala to commence in Thiruvananthapuram on 15 January

The festival, themed around 'Life Science', promises an engaging blend of artistry and cutting-edge technologies such as augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR).

ByPTI

Published Jan 01, 2024 | 4:00 PMUpdatedJan 01, 2024 | 5:48 PM

This uniquely curated science exhibition -- a first-of-its-kind in Asia -- will be hosted on an impressive 2.5 lakh square ft. (iStock)

Thiruvananthapuram is gearing up to host the Global Science Festival of Kerala (GSFK) from 15 January. The festival promises an exciting fusion of scientific exploration and artistic brilliance.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the festival at the Bio 360 Life Sciences Park. The festival will kick off a month-long celebration of scientific discoveries and creative innovations.

A first of its kind in Asia, this uniquely curated science exhibition will be hosted on an impressive 2.5 lakh square ft space.

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What to expect?

Young woman looking through a virtual reality headset and smiling outdoors on a bench, with copy space.

The event is a collaborative effort between the union government’s Department of Science and Technology, the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE), and Amuseum ArtScience — a non-profit public trust bridging the worlds of science and art.

The festival, themed around ‘Life Science’, promises an engaging blend of artistry and cutting-edge technologies such as augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) through interactive exhibits, the release said.

Nobel laureate Prof Morten P Meldal will deliver a speech. The event also includes several discussions and public lectures.

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