About Events – Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

Ilia State University organized a Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi. The annual event, which is co-organized by City Hall, was an opportunity for students from schools and universities to show off their inventions and present the various fields of science in a fun and attractive way.

Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

The first Scientific Picnic was held on the 29th of September 2012 in Vake Park, Tbilisi and was based on the successful model of the Polish Science Picnic of Polish Radio and the Copernicus Science Centre – Europe’s largest outdoor event dedicated to science.

Young scientists at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

Young scientists at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

Students at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

Students at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

Natural history exhibits at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

Natural history exhibits at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

An electronic exhibit at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

An electronic exhibit at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

The exhibits included drones, a 3D printer, robots, a virtual reality headset, and lots of cool scientific experiments.

A drone made by students on display at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

A drone made by students on display at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

A 3D printer made by students on display at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

A 3D printer made by students on display at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

Robot exhibits at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

Robot exhibits at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

The event attracted over 15,000 visitors.

Visitors at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

Visitors at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

Virtual reality headsets made by students on display at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

Virtual reality headsets made by students on display at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

A remote controlled submersible made by students on display at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

A remote controlled submersible made by students on display at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

A student explaining an experiment at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

A student explaining an experiment at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

An exhibitor's tent at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

An exhibitor’s tent at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

A Robot exhibit at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

A Robot exhibit at the Scientific Picnic at Vake Park in Tbilisi

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