Over 15,000 visitors at the City of Arts and Sciences over the Christmas Festival
Dec 18, 2005
The City of Arts and Sciences received over 15,000 visitors during the Christmas Festival, now in its 5th year. The Festival included a wide range of events at the Príncipe Felipe Science Museum, l´Hemisfèric and l\'Oceanogràfic. Theatre, storytelling, performers, workshops, the Simpsons and the concert by the famous TV characters "The Tweenies" were among the activities on offer this year.
Around the perimeter of L\'Hemisfèric there were performances of plays relating to two important literary figures, Don Quixote de la Mancha and the writer Jules Verne. At the weekend, the perimeter ring of L\'Hemisfèric was also the venue for various craft workshops for making bookmarks, puppets and rockets. At the Science Museum there were workshops on Toys, DNA Animation, Foucault, Dialogues, Aeroplanos and Papier Mâché Bigheads. Visitors could also take part in team games such as "The Parachute" and crafts such as "Cariocas or asteroids".The Museum and L\'Hemisfèric joined forces to offer "The Medieval Science Fair" and storytelling. The Simpsons were also present at this Christmas Festival, taking part in the dolphin show and interacting with the audience. And today, Sunday, "The Tweenies" were the real stars of the day, as the inhabitants of the imaginary planet gave two concerts in the dolphinarium in which they presented Christmas carols from their latest record.