On Sunday the Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias will be holding its ¿Sports Day¿ for the second year running

Nov 10, 2006

 For the second year running, the Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias is holding its “Sports day”, a special participative and educational day on Sunday 12th November, open to all and free-of-charge, with the aim of contributing to getting to know sport better and encouraging the public to take part.
On Sunday the Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias will be holding its ¿Sports Day¿ for the second year running


Demonstrations, exhibitions, children’s workshops, talks, play areas, games, autographs are just some of the many things on offer to the public. Moreover, the “Sports Day” will be attended from 12:30 a.m. by Marta Fernández de Castro, the current volta a peu champion and captain of the Terra i Mar team.

During the day, outside the Museo de las Ciencias and L´Hemisfèric, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. non-stop, exhibitions of various sports will be taking place, such as Judo, Fencing, Archery, Capoeira or Pilota Valenciana. In addition, the public will be able to see TaronJet, the ecological car manufactured by the Polytechnic University of Valencia, which will be going through its paces along the Paseo de Cipreses of the complex.

Together with triathlon and canoeing workshops for children, other activities planned for the games areas include mini-tennis and basketball courts, ballroom dances, a balance on bikes workshop, as well as a giant table-football, a football launcher and basketball, automobile, football or tennis videogames. In the Paseo Sur, visitors will be able to see a mountain expedition show. In the Paseo de Arbotantes, activities will also be held that show us sports and games adapted for the blind, in particular football, chess and cycling.

Conference cycle

Tomorrow, Saturday, 11th November, the conference cycle on technology and sport will come to an end with the conference dedicated to “Ecological Car Competition” given by José Antonio Soler, member of the TaronJet team. The talk will be given at 7 p.m. in the Santiago Grisolía Auditorium.