La Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias acoge del 22 al 24 de noviembre la primera edición del Valencia Advertising Summit & Intercontinental Advertising Cup
La directora general de Promoción Institucional, Dora Ibars ha destacado, durante la presentación de la primera edición del Valencia Advertising Summit & Intercontinental Advertising Cup que Valencia será "la sede de la creatividad a nivel mundial ya que con estos encuentros, entramos en el calendario de los festivales de publicidad más importantes del mundo"Read more
More than 100,000 people visit the City of Arts and Sciences during the 9th October and Columbus Day long weekend holidays
A total of 104,000 people visited the City of Arts and Sciences during the 9th October and Columbus Day long weekend holidays. 77 % of those visitors came from outside the Valencia Region and 27% of them were foreign tourists mainly from Italy, England and Germany. 50% were from other autonomous regions of Spain, in particular from Catalonia, Andalusia, and Madrid. The remaining 23% were Valencians.
The City of Arts and Sciences presents ¿Rice Week¿
During the week 15th to 21st October, the public who visit the City of Arts and Sciences will have the opportunity of taking part in “Rice Week”, an initiative that is aimed at raising awareness and displaying all the properties of Valencia’s most international product.
The City of Arts and Sciences is to host the first MTV Winter musical event in February 2008
It was announced today by the General Manager for Project Coordination, José Luis Villanueva, and the MTV representatives , Antonio Campo Dall’Orto, Managing Director of MTV South, and Raffaele Annechino, SVP General Manager Iberia that, for four days, the City of Arts and Sciences will be the venue for the MTV Winter music event, following the signing of an agreement between the educational complex and the television channel.
The Oceanográfico is to take part in the European Week of the Shark with activities, workshops and educational talks
The City of Arts and Sciences’ Oceanográfico has organised a wide programme of activities for the European Week of the Shark, to be held from 8th to 14th October in various European zoos and aquariums with the aim of supporting all kinds of initiatives directed at conserving these animals.
The Hemisfèric installs a full dome digital projection system
As from November the Hemisfèric of the City of the Arts and Sciences will include the most advanced full dome digital projection system currently available. This new kind of projection will allow viewers to immerse themselves in the world of astronomy and digital animation. As a result of the installation of this system, the Projection Hall of the Hemisfèric will be closed from 15 to 31 October.
The Oceanogràfic hosts the "Marine Life Etchings" exhibition
As from today (Friday) and until 9 January next year, the Oceanogràfic marine park of the City of the Arts and Sciences hosts the “Marine Life Etchings” exhibition by the English artist Debby Mason. It includes various marine species and features a 17th-century etching technique.
The City of the Arts and Sciences and La Caixa sign a collaboration agreement to sell tickets for the complex by means of the ServiCaixa system as from 2008Read more
Tomorrow the City of Arts and Sciences celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Sputnik´s launch
Tomorrow, Thursday 4th October, is the fiftieth anniversary of the date when the Soviet Union put, for the first time in history, an unmanned artificial satellite, the Sputnik, into orbit around the earth. For this reason, the City of Arts and Sciences has organised a series of activities to commemorate that event.
The Oceanográfico is collaborating in a follow-up programme on threatened cetaceans in the Mediterranean
The City of Arts and Sciences’ Oceanográfico is today, Saturday 29th September, holding an Informative Conference aimed at volunteers who will be taking part from 19th October in a follow-up programme on whales, dolphins and other endangered species in the Mediterranean.
"We look after your quality of life", a new exhibition on biomechanics at the Science Museum
From Thursday 4th October , the Science Museum is hosting a new exhibition entitled “We look after your quality of life” that provides an opportunity for the public to find out about the most innovative technologies, products and services available for public health and welfare.
"Oceanográfico Tuesdays" devotes its new season to climate change and its relationship with the oceans
Oceanic dynamics, as a phenomenon responsible for climate change and the possible effects of that change on marine biodiversity and resources, both throughout the world and on a regional scale, in the case of the Mediterranean, will be the central theme of this fourth edition of “Oceanográfico Tuesdays” which, today, has been presented by the Oceanográfico’s management control director, Francisco Torner, accompanied by the CSIC (Spanish National Research Centre) research professor, Carlos Duarte, one of the world’s leading experts in this field, and who is also presenting a paper during this cycle of conferences.
The City of Arts and Sciences´ Oceanográfico hosts the exhibition "Water: colours and reflections"Read more
The City of Arts and Sciences publishes the book entitled "The Legacy of Science. Jean Dausset"
The City of Arts and Sciences has published a book entitled “The Legacy of Science. Jean Dausset", the second of a series of books devoted to the legacy of Nobel Prize-winners, an exhibition on whom can be seen on the second floor of the Science Museum, which in addition to the legacy of Dausset, contains those of Severo Ochoa and Santiago Ramón y Cajal.
Tomorrow the Science Museum facilitates observation of Jupiter
Tomorrow, on Thursday 13th September, the Príncipe Felipe Science Museum is the venue for astronomical observation of the planet Jupiter. This activity is part of the fourth edition of the cycle “Astronomy in the museum 2007”, which includes lectures, workshops, and astronomical observations, all of which are free and provided in collaboration with the Valencia Astronomy Association (Asociación Valenciana de Astronomía, AVA).
The Hemisféric releases in Spain the IMAX production "The Alps"
As from Friday 14th September, the Hemisfèric of the City of the Arts and Sciences will include in its programme the IMAX film “The Alps”. This will be the Spanish première of this production, which relates John Harlin’s ascent of the north face of the Eiger, one of the world’s most famous peaks and known to climbers for its unpredictable weather conditions and its fragile stone, which may cause fatal landslides. Indeed, in 1966 John Harlin’s father died during his climb of this legendary mountain.
The City of Arts and Sciences presents its educational offers for the 2007/2008 academic year
From 3rd to 28th September, the City of Arts and Sciences is carrying out a series of activities aimed at educational centres in the Comunidad Valenciana and neighbouring provinces with the aim of promoting all its educational provisions to teaching staff for the 2007/2008 academic year.
Over 20,000 square metres of mosaic will form the cladding of the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía
Over 20,000 square metres of mosaic will form the cladding of the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía, giving the building a unique appearance that reflects the Mediterranean architectural tradition and the innovative style of the architect Santiago Calatrava.Read more
A common seal is born at the Oceanográfico of the City of Arts and Sciences
The Oceanográfico of the City of Arts and Sciences has a new attraction within its installations. It is a common or harbour seal, the third of that species to be born in the aquarium devoted to temperate seas, following the birth in 2003 and 2005 of the first common seal pups.