News 2007

Jan 31, 2007

The City of Arts and Sciences establishes itself as one of the main tourist attractions at FITUR 2007

The City of Arts and Sciences stood out at the International Tourism Fair, FITUR 2007, for being one of the leading tourist attractions. It receives millions of visitors every year and has managed to go beyond seasonal tourism by complementing its traditional tourist attractions and has now become an international reference point for cultural tourism, thus providing an excellent image for promoting the Comunidad Valenciana to the outside world.

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Jan 25, 2007

Science Museum to offer a new Science on Stage workshop with latest generation robots

The director of the Science Museum, Manuel Toharia, today presented “Robots”, the new workshop dedicated to artificial intelligence that enables spectators to discover, through directly manipulating robots, the importance of robotics and its present day applications. This new workshop forms part of “Science on Stage”, a set of interactive demonstrations and live scientific experiments that are undertaken at the Museum with public participation.

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Jan 19, 2007

The City of Arts and Sciences receives the Mucho Viaje 2006 Award for the Best Tourism Promotion

The efforts of The City of Arts and Sciences have been recognised by receiving the award for the Best Tourism Promotion at the MuchoViaje Awards ceremony. The Regional Secretary for Events and Projects, Luis Lobón, went to the awards ceremony in Madrid to receive this award, granted to the City of Arts and Sciences for its constant efforts to raise awareness of Valencia and its own attractions as a tourist destination.

 

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Jan 17, 2007

The biologist Lynn Margulis to give a conference on the Evolution of Life in the Oceans at the Science Museum

Lynn Margulis, a University Professor of Geosciences at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and co-director of the department of Planetary Biology at NASA will tomorrow deliver a public speech on the Evolution of Life in the Oceans at the Science Museum.

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Jan 10, 2007

World presentation of the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes race team at the City of Arts and Sciences with Fernando Alonso

Gerardo Camps: “Before, great events took place far away: now they take place in the Valencia Region”.

· The Valencia Regional Government invites all Valencians and visitors to enjoy this Formula 1 exhibition, free-of-charge, as they will be able to see this great event from the streets surrounding the City of Arts and Sciences.
· Six giant screens to be erected to watch the drivers’ exhibition live.

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Jan 8, 2007

Almost 200,000 people enjoyed the leisure attractions organised by the City of Arts and Sciences over the Christmas period

Almost 200,000 people enjoyed the leisure attractions organised by the City of Arts and Sciences over the Christmas period. More specifically, more than 150,000 people visited CAC buildings. The Príncipe Felipe Science Museum received around 95,000 visitors, the Oceanográfico more than 40,000 and the Hemisfèric around 16,000 spectators. Moreover, during the holding of the Christmas Festival, now in its sixth year, there was a wide programme of activities. The City of Arts and Sciences received more than 30,000 people. More than 10,000 people enjoyed the skating rink that was installed on the Science Museum’s lake until today, 7th January.

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