News 2007

Sep 4, 2007

International experts to debate the latest breakthroughs in the treatment of hyperamonemia and hepatic encephalopathy

The Príncipe Felipe Science Museum is to host, from 9th to 11th September, the International symposium on Hyperamonemia and Hepatic Encephalopathy at which around one hundred experts will be present. Among the participants are leading researchers who are investigating the molecular bases of hepatic encephalopathy and those who are proposing or applying new clinical treatments.

 

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Sep 3, 2007

The City of Arts and Sciences has received visits from 1,580,000 tourists over the summer months

During the months of June, July and August, the City of Arts and Sciences welcomed 1,580,000 tourists, “beating all the records of last year, not only in the complex as a whole, with 180,000 more visitors, but in each of the different areas of the City of Arts and Sciences” stressed the deputy vice-president of the Regional government and Regional Minister for the Economy, Inland Revenue and Employment, Gerardo Camps.


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Sep 3, 2007

Science Museum organises a course entitled "How to motivate students through attractive scientific activities"

The Príncipe Felipe Science Museum has jointly, with the Polytechnic University of Valencia and CEFIRE of Valencia, organised a course aimed at secondary school teachers working in the fields of Natural Sciences, Physics and Chemistry, and Technology on how to motivate students through attractive scientific activities. The course is due to begin on 5th September.

 

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Aug 27, 2007

The Oceanográfico to host a private showing of the film 'Shark Bait'

The Oceanográfico of the City of Arts and Sciences is to hold a private showing of the cartoon film “Shark Bait” next Saturday at 12 a.m. The film tells the story of a little fish called Chip who, after losing everything, decides to travel to an exotic reef and sets out on an adventure that will change the life of all the reef’s inhabitants.

 

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Aug 24, 2007

The Museum hosts the exhibition: 'Shattered dreams: caught in a vicious circle in Colombia'

From today, the Príncipe Felipe Science Museum is hosting the exhibition: “Shattered dreams: caught in a vicious circle in Colombia”, an exhibition mounted by the international, medical-humanitarian organisation, Médicos Sin Fronteras (MSF). The exhibition shows, through a collection of images, children's drawings and audiovisual testimonies, the effects that the conflict experienced by this South American country is having on the mental and physical health of the civilian population.

 

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Aug 11, 2007

The City of Arts and Sciences: the tourist site most people intend visiting

The City of Arts and Sciences is the tourist site that most Spanish people have the intention of visiting according to a survey carried out in 2006 that concluded that this cultural promotion centre has the greatest market potential amongst all the large scale tourism, culture and leisure sites, two thirds of all Spaniards expressly stating their intention of visiting it.

 

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Aug 7, 2007

G. Camps: "The CAC increased its economic profitability by 11.8% in 2006 and maintained and generated 46,114 jobs"

The economic vice-president and president of the CAC Board of Directors, Gerardo Camps, stated that “the City of Arts and Sciences increased its economic profitability by 11.8% and maintained and generated 46,114 jobs in 2006.”  In keeping with this, Gerardo Camps, remarked that “the annual study drawn up by the IVIE shows another year of high economic and social profitability for the CAC.”


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Aug 6, 2007

G. Camps: "This agreement will allow for culture and leisure to be promoted in the Valencian Community region without losing respect for the environment"

The vice-president of Economy and president of the CACSA Board of Directors, Gerardo Camps, pointed out that with the agreement between the City of Arts and Sciences and Benidorm Town Council an attempt is being made to promote culture and leisure in the Valencian Community Region without losing respect for the environment”.

 

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Aug 3, 2007

The Oceanographic Park of the City of Arts and Sciences sets up the activity "Animalia Passport"

The Oceanographic Park of the City of Arts and Sciences is starting up, as of next 11th August, “Animalia Passport”, an initiative designed to spread the message of conservation of the planet’s seas, oceans and animals, through an activity involving proximity and interaction with dolphins and sea lions.

 

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Aug 3, 2007

Gerardo Camps announces that the Oceanographic Park will have two Orcas

The vice-president of Economy and president of the CACSA Administration Council, Gerardo Camps, announced during his visit to the Marineland park that the Oceanographic Park of the City of Arts and Sciences “will have two Orca specimens as of next year on its premises, one of the most modern in Europe”.

 

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Aug 2, 2007

G. Camps: 'During 2005 the CAC maintained a high social and economic profitability as a result of the investment made by the Generalitat'

· Last year 12,268 people visited the City of the Arts and Sciences every day.
· The average sum spent per person per day was 76.79 euros.
· During 2005 the City of the Arts and Sciences (Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, CAC) received an income of over 29 million euros.
· 42,194 jobs were generated and maintained.


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Jul 26, 2007

Tiger Nut Week has featured a children´s workshop in which youngsters have learnt to make drinks using tiger nut milk and original desserts with Valencia tiger nuts.

Until Sunday 29 July the City of the Arts and Sciences is holding a week devoted to Tiger Nut Milk, which has been organised in collaboration with the Regulatory Council of the Valencia Tiger Nut Milk Mark of Origin. “Tiger nut milk in four textures”, ”Thickened tiger nut milk in Kataifi with a sauce of honey, orange blossom, and dates”, and “Bread fried in batter and cold tiger nut cream” were the dishes produced by Amparo Raga, the teacher from the Valencia Tourist Centre.

 

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Jul 23, 2007

The City of Arts and Sciences is to offer the "Your Gift" Card

The City of Arts and Sciences is to offer  “Your Gift” ("Tu Regalo") card on sale to give friends or relations the gift of a visit to the Prince Felipe Science Museum, the Hemisphere and the Oceanographic Park any day of the year. It can be bought either for adults or children (with two kinds, adult price and reduced price).

 

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Jul 18, 2007

The City of Arts and Sciences holds "Horchata Week"

The City of Arts and Sciences has organised an Horchata Week from 23rd to 29th July, where the public will have the opportunity to find out about all the nutritional properties of this foodstuff, its history, the areas of the Mediterranean in which it is produced and consumed , as well as the different ways of preparing it through workshops, courses and demonstrations. There will also be an exhibition with information on how tiger nuts are cultivated.

 

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Jul 17, 2007

The Oceanográfico of the City of Arts and Sciences to remain open from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. until 31st August

“Oceanográfico Nights” includes a night-time session at the Dolphinarium at 10.30 p.m. where a synchronised swimming team made up of six swimmers will be accompanied in their routine by dolphins together with images and music exclusively composed for this show.

 

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Jul 11, 2007

The jaw of the dolphin pup stranded on the Oliva Beach on 9 July and then transferred to the Oceanográfico has been broken in two places

According to the centre’s veterinary team, it is hard to predict the medium- and long-term evolution of the animal. However, the double fracture in the dolphin’s jaw and the fact that it is difficult for such young pups to recover does not leave much room for optimism.

 

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Jul 5, 2007

Morcheeba, Macaco, María Pagés, street theatre and dance at the sixth Eclèctic Festival

This free event at the City of Arts and Sciences gets under way on 13th July with a show featuring the dancer and choreographer, María Pagés

 

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Jul 3, 2007

The Oceanographic Park´s night time exhibitions synchronised swimming team rehearse with the dolphins

The synchronised swimming team that is to take part in the night time exhibitions in the Oceanographic Park’s Dolphinarium today rehearsed with the dolphins. From 17th July to 31st August, the six swimmers will be putting on a demonstration at 22:30 within the “Oceanographic Nights” programme. In the demonstrations they will combine their exercises with the dolphins, with a projection of images and music composed exclusively for this exhibition.

 

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Jun 29, 2007

The children in The Oceanographic Park´s Summer School spend the night among sharks

The children from 6 to 12 years old participating in the Oceanographic Park’s Summer School this week had the opportunity to spend last night in the “Oceans” tower and experience the feeling of sleeping among sharks. After taking part in a games contest yesterday and participating in workshops and different activities, they fell asleep with thousands of fish and sharks swimming above their heads. The Oceanographic Park’s Summer School, which nearly 200 children have enrolled in, will continue from the 2nd until 6th July, and from 19th to 13th July.

 

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Jun 29, 2007

The City of Arts and Sciences offers a new service of guided visits to the complex.

The City of Arts and Sciences has introduced a new service of guided visits aimed at the general public, in which a panoramic route will be followed through certain points inside and outside the complex buildings in five languages: Spanish, Valencian, English, French or German.

 

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