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Program DANUBE UP 2016

Dates 08. – 09.07.2016            

Friday:  15:00 – 22:00

Saturday: 09:00 – 14:00

Location: M. R. Štefánik Square (Danube embankment in front of the Slovak National Theater)

Friday – 8 July 2016

  • 10:00 – 11:00 Rehearsal – The Visegrád Jazz Orchestra
  • 11:00 – 12:00 Rehearsal – student rehearsal
  • 15:00 – 16:15 Science Popularization Program – Scientific popularization debate
  • 16:15 – 16:35 Presentation of tourism and regions – the first block

– series of short films with a presentation and speech of the country’s representative. The first group of 6 countries out of the total of 11 countries is presented.

  • 16:35 – 17:45 Science Popularization Program – Presentation of ideas by startup companies of the participating countries
  • 17:45 – 18:00 Presentation of tourism and regions – the second block

– series of short films with a presentation and speech of the country’s representative. The second group of 5 countries out of the total of 11 countries is presented.

  • 18:00 – 18:10 Science Popularization Program – Presentation of ideas by startup companies of the participating countries – Announcing winners:

– handover of the spectator’s prize for the most interesting innovative idea (plaque)

– randomly drawing a spectator from the audience who participated in the survey (foreign prize)

  • 18:10 – 18:30 Time for the official opening/welcoming by political representatives
  • 19:00 – 21:00 Cultural program – performances of students of art schools and         conservatories
    • 18:30    preparation of the music program
    • 19:00 music program: Johann Strauss – On the Beautiful Blue Danube, Waves of the Danube, The Bat (orchestra of Conservatory students)
    • 19:30    dance performance 1: choreography on the topic of Water/River (20-24        students of Eva Jaczová’s Dance Conservatory)
    • 19:40    fashion show: Dress out of the Water (students of Jozef Vydra’s School of Applied Arts)
    • 19:55    dance performance 2: choreography on the topic of Water/River (20-24        students of Eva Jaczová’s Dance Conservatory)
    • 20:05    scenic show of historical and fantasy costumes and masks (20-24 students of the Secondary Art School of Scenic Art)
    • 20:35    conclusion of performances
  • 21:00 – 21:45 Concert:  The Visegrád Jazz Orchestra
  • 22:00 – 22:15 Closing ceremony: Laser show on the topic “The importance of water for      humanity”

 Saturday 9 July 2016

Science through Children’s Eyes” – entertainment and educational program for child viewers

  • 09:00 – 9:30 Introduction

Welcome by the host, projection of logos + preparation for performance

  • 9:30 – 10:40 Zanzara Children’s Theater / opening performance on stage

INVENTION (AUTOMATIC CHEER UPPER) – fairy-tale about the famous inventor and his revolutionary inventions

  • 10:40 – 11:00 Projection of logos, adjusting the stage, introduction of the upcoming             program
  • 11:00 – 11:30 Physics Theater Brno (first appearance)
  • 11:30 – 12:00 Presentation of the autonomous regions + Jablčnô presentation      Presentation of the first foursome from the SK8.
  • 12:00 – 12:30 Scientific Lair from Košice  (first appearance)
  • 12:30 – 13:00 Presentation of the autonomous regions + Gingermania presentation

Presentation of the second foursome from the SK8.

  • 13:00 – 13:30 Physics Theater Brno (second appearance)
  • 13:30 – 14:00 Scientific Lair from Košice  (second appearance)

 

Accompanying program extending beyond the main stage:

  • 9:00 – 14:00 Physics Theater Brno – stall no. 1

Stall with the production of water rockets

  • 9:00 – 14:00 Physics Theater Brno – stall no.2

Stall with experiments

  • 9:00 – 14:00 Scientific Lair from Košice  – stall no.3

Interactive exhibits, experiments and scientific fun for kids – physical experiments