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World Science Festival Brisbane 2018
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World Science Festival (WSF) was founded in New York in 2008, with the initiative to basically take the science out of the laboratory and into the streets, parks, museums, galleries and performing art venues of the world, YO!. Fast forward to 2018, World Science Festival Brisbane 2018 program is presented to you by the Queensland Museum Network. Be prepared for a five-day festival delivered in vibrant spaces extending from Brisbane to regional centres in Queensland.

The Brisbane program will be executed for its third time running from March 21 -25th 2018. Here are my recommendations on why you should attend.

World Science Festival Brisbane 2018
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1. World Premiere: 'Third Encounters of the Third Kind' in Concert
Delve into the realms of sci-fi with the world premiere of Steven Spielberg's 1977 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind', performed by a phenomenal 84- piece orchestra and choir.

Where: Concert Hall, QPAC
When: Saturday, 24th March 2018
7pm 10 pm
Price: $45 - $95 per ticket
Booking www.worldsciencefestival.com.au/program/events/close-encounters-third-kind-concert

World Science Festival Brisbane 2018
Courtesy of Queensland Museum

2. The Turtle Hatchery: Turtle Conservation Experience

The annual hatching of the turtles will be worth queueing for to experience the opportunity to experience loggerhead turtles emerge from their incubated eggs over the five days of WSFB. The hatchlings will be released directly into the Eastern Australian current, joining other Loggerhead Turtles as they begin the open ocean phase of their life history.

3. Fun, Yo! - Street Science

Street Science is a two-day program of scientific events for families. Check out the Osmosis stage and trending robots, slime, drones, explosions and augmented reality. WOW!

Where: South Bank Cultural Forecourt
Courier Mail Piazza
8203;Queensland Museum
When: Saturday 25th March & Sunday 26th March
8203;10 am 4pm
Price: FREE
websites: Southbank Parklands, QLD Museum or World Science Festival Brisbane


4. STEM
World Science Festival Brisbane 2018 is significant in the fact that it reinforces Queensland Museum's position as a leader in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education and management. The family-focused program gives everyone an opportunity to enjoy this emerging field. Visit www.worldsciencefestival.com.au to download the program guide.
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Why? Science Art = Explosive combination
When: 21 - 25th March 2018
Phone: 07 3840 7789
Where: Southbank Parklands, Qld Museum, Courier Mail Piazzaz
Cost: Free - $$
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