KISTI takes part in Science Festival between Aug. 4 and9성수 최 2009-08-25 View. 4,545
Korea Science Festival 2009, one of the Korean largest science festivals, kicked off its six-day run on August 4 at the Korea International Exhibition Center in Ilsan, Gyeonggi Province.
Hosted by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, this festival will run until August 9, Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. without admission fee.
The opening ceremony began 11 a.m. and attendants include Science Minister Ahn Byong-man, Defense Minister Lee Sang-hee, former science ministers, lawmakers and Korean scientists.
At this festival, with the slogan "Green World to Be Drawn with Science," KISTI displays its research achievements, provides various science experience programs and also tries to promote membership of KISTI Junior, the KISTI's website for children and students with the aim of popularization of science. The festival has been held for the 13th time, which first began in 1997.