News 2007

Jun 28, 2007

The children participating in the Oceanographic Park¿s Summer School go scuba diving

Children aged between 6 and 12 participating in the Oceanographic Park’s Summer School this week took part in scuba diving, discovering what it feels like to breathe underwater like true scuba divers.

 

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Jun 25, 2007

The Oceanográfico of the City of the Arts and Sciences starts its summer school

On Monday 25 June the third edition of the summer school run by the Oceanográfico of the City of Arts and Sciences begins. Its activities are aimed at children aged between 6 and 12 and will be held during the months of June and July. For five days some 70 children will be immersed in the marine world accompanied by qualified group leaders, with whom they will discover new experiences in the form of games and workshops.

 

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Jun 22, 2007

The Oceanographic Park introduces 15 specimens of ocean sunfish into its premises

The Oceanographic Park of the City of Arts and Sciences has received 15 specimens of ocean sunfish on its premises. This species can be seen in the Oceans tank sharing the space with sharks, rays, sawfish and large shoals of bonito.

 

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Jun 19, 2007

The Regional Minister for Economy, the Treasury and Employment, and president of CACSA¿s Administration Council, Gerardo Camps, presides over the awards ceremony of the 3rd Edition of Premios Idea (Idea Awards)

The councillor for Economy, the Treasury and Employment, and president of CACSA’s Administration Council, Gerardo Camps, presided over the awards ceremony of the 3rd Edition of Premios Idea, which are given by the City of Arts and Sciences Foundation.

 

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Jun 15, 2007

Daniel J.H. Errandonea and José Ramón Galán, winners of the 3rd 'Idea Awards'

Daniel J.H. Errandonea and José Ramón Galán Mascarós have won the 3rd Idea Awards competition organised by the City of Arts and Sciences Foundation in the categories of Basic Sciences and Technologies respectively. The awards for the categories of Social Sciences and Communication, Arts and Humanities remain vacant.



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Jun 15, 2007

The Príncipe Felipe Science Museum adds two theatre plays on the world of sailing to its programme

The Príncipe Felipe Science Museum has incorporated two plays, aimed at the general public, into its programme of events. The plays, which will be showing until 15th July, are based on the world of sailing and have been created through collaboration between educators, scientists and actors.

 

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Jun 12, 2007

Demonstrations, workshops, exhibitions and play areas for different sporting disciplines on Sports Day

The general director of the City of Arts and Sciences, Jorge Vela, and the general director for Sports, Enrique Sarasol, today presented the third edition of Sports Day, which will be held next Sunday, 17th June. This is a totally free event with free access that will take place from 11:00 to 19:00.

 

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Jun 2, 2007

La Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias acoge mañana el espectáculo ¿Sense Present¿ de Sol Picó

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May 30, 2007

Climatic change, geological risks, and renewable energies are featured in the CAC Environment Week lectures

The City of the Arts and Sciences has organised a week of events that will be held between 4 and 10 June on the occasion of International Environment Day. Themes include raising awareness of nature, giving advice on the use of natural resources, and explaining what the City of the Arts and Sciences is doing in its commitment to the environment.

 

 

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May 21, 2007

Jellyfish, sea horses and sea dragons join the biological collection of the Oceanografico

Four aquariums devoted to jellyfish, seahorses and sea dragons make up the new installation of the Oceanográfico at the City of Arts and Sciences. This exhibition aims not only to exhibit these species, but also to transmit the conservation message, especially for seahorses that are exposed to threats from direct exploitation and accidental capture through non-selective fishing techniques and, above all, as a result of the degradation of their habitat.

 

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May 8, 2007

The Oceanográfico to take part in a study on automatic beluga whale detection techniques in Norway

The Oceanográfico’s research team at the City of Arts and Science, in collaboration with the Norwegian Polar Institute, will be taking part, from today until 17th May, in a study on the Svalbard islands (Norway) to test automatic beluga whale detection techniques. These will enable experts to identify the presence of these cetaceans by analysing the sounds they make and so establish measures for their conservation.

 

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May 3, 2007

The councillor for Economy, Treasury and Employment signs the agreement for cooperation between the City of Arts and Sciences and the Crecer Jugando Foundation

The councillor for Economy, Treasury and Employment, Gerardo Camps, stated that the “challenge of the campaign “One toy, one hope” for next year lies in manufacturing one and a half million toys such that they can reach 500,000 children around the world”. Gerardo Camps made these declarations during the signing of the agreement for cooperation subscribed to this morning in the Alicante town of Ibi, with the president of the “Crecer Jugando” foundation, José Antonio Pastor, to start up the 8th edition of the “One toy, one hope” solidarity campaign that the City of Arts and Sciences has sponsored from the beginning.

 

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May 3, 2007

The Oceanographic Park of the City of Arts and Sciences opens its Summer School for the third year

The Oceanographic park of the City of Arts and Sciences is organising its Summer School for the third year running, aimed at children between 6 and 12 years of age, for the coming months of June and July. The main aim of this Summer School is to encourage new attitudes among the group and learning through fun. For five days, the children will be submerged in the marine world accompanied by qualified monitors, through games and workshops.

 

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May 2, 2007

Researchers at the Oceanográfico study the auditory sensitivity of Beluga Whales

The Oceanográfico’s research team at the City of Arts and Sciences is undertaking a scientific study, in collaboration with the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology of the United States, to measure the hearing ability of beluga whales using electro-physiological methods, a study that will enable scientists to define the sounds that these animals hear best under the water.

 

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Apr 28, 2007

Doctors Neher and Morris receive the Santiago Grisolía Chair 2007 Award

Doctors Erwin Neher, of the Department of Membrane Biophysics at the Max-Planck Institute in Göttingen, Germany, and Richard G.M. Morris, of the Research Centre into Neuroscience at the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, have received the Santiago Grisolía Chair 2007 Awards, organised by the City of Arts and Sciences Foundation.

 

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Apr 26, 2007

Diploma award ceremony for Valencian schools selected for the final of the INTA competition "Space in daily life"

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Apr 23, 2007

The City of Arts and Sciences commemorates International Book Day

On the occasion of ‘International Book Day’, the City of  Arts and Sciences celebrated today an intensive day of events with didactic workshops and the start of a reading chain or bookcrossing system throughout the city of Valencia.

 

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Apr 20, 2007

A didactic workshop on books and a reading chain to celebrate International Book Day in the City of Arts and Sciences

Next Monday, 23 April, will be International Book Day. This event is promoted by the UNESCO with the aim of commemorating books and encouraging culture and the protection of intellectual property by means of copyright. Because of this, the City of Arts and Sciences takes part in this international event with an entire day devoted to the reading of great literary stories and to their authors.

 

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Apr 6, 2007

The Oceanographic opens a new installation with jellyfish, seahorses and sea dragons

The Oceanográfico has opened a new installation, within the Temperate Zone, consisting of four aquariums devoted to jellyfish, seahorses and sea dragons. This is a new exhibition that the public will be able to visit during the Holy Week and Easter festivals, sponsored by Caja Duero through the City of Arts and Sciences Foundation.

 

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Apr 2, 2007

The City of Arts and Sciences holds the International Children¿s Book Day

To mark the “International Children’s Book Day”, which commemorates the anniversary of the birth of the writer Hans Christian Andersen, the City of Arts and Sciences organised a day devoted to the reading of tales and stories for children with workshops, story swapping and a reading marathon.

 

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