Monday, April 21, 2014

Stage set for Shaastrotsav - Festival of Science in Kuwait

Preparations are in final stages of Shaastrotsav - Festival of Science which will be held on Friday, 25th April 2014 at Salmiya Indian Model School (SIMS).

As in the previous years, Indian Schools and many professional organizations confirmed their participation in the day long events of Festival of Science, informed the organizers in a press meet held here.

Science Workshop by Mr. Ashok Rupner, Senior Scientific Staff of Inter - University Center for Astronomy & Astrophysics - Pune will be a main attraction of Shaastrotsav 2014. Ashok Rupner's workshop will stimulate interest in science through simple methods. He has conducted over 1,200 science activity workshops for children, teachers and parents. For four years in a row Mr Ashok Rupner has won the most distinguished workshop Award at the Sasol - SciFest, Grahamstown, South Africa.

Rubik's cube solving contest will give opportunity for students in Kuwait to show their speed and ability in solving Rubik's cube solving. Ever since Shaastrotsav introduced this as a competition event in Kuwait for the first time, more and more children are attracted towards Rubik's cube solving which requires mathematical ability, the organizers said.

Other attractions of Shaastrotsav include science & technology exhibition and computer animation contest. “Due to the high level of interest by students, Shaastrotsav will give opportunity to more contestants in open category of science & technology exhibition than the previous years, in addition to inter - school contests”, organizers said.

Science enthusiasts in Kuwait consider Shaastrotsav - Festival of Science as a premier science event for students, teachers, professionals and general public. Shaastrotsav will start at 10:00 AM on 25th April and entry is unrestricted to all.

The most popular news portal among Indians in Kuwait and Kuwait chapter of NSS College of Engineering (India) alumni are jointly organizing Shaastrotsav 2014. The event is sponsored by Al Muzaini Exchange as Gold Sponsor, Tik Tok and High Sierra as silver sponsors. Others sponsors includes Lu & Lu Hypermarket. Emirates Airlines is the official carrier

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