20-22/7 Festival dedicated to GJ Mendel returns to Brno for the fourth time
This weekend will see the fourth edition of the festival dedicated to one of the most famous personalities of Brno – Gregor Johann Mendel, the scientist known as the founder of the modern science of genetics. Photo credit: @BrnoDaily.
Just as Mendel was a multi-faceted personality, this festival is also multi-genre, combining science, art and community dimensions. You can look forward to lectures, guided tours, concerts, videomapping, entertaining laboratories, a kids zone, and much more, on Mendlovo náměstí (map) from 11am on 20 July to 3pm on 22 July.
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The celebration of Mendel’s 196th anniversary will take place on 20 July from 3:45pm to 8pm at the Brno Observatory and Planetarium (map), where you can find a fun zone for kids, a science trail, a chillout zone, games, digital projections about the life of trees and “Morava 360”, Sun observation, and a concert. Brno Zoo is also preparing a special program for the festival. You can find the complete list of festival venues and events here. During the festival, all the activities are free of charge.
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