The "2020 International Sky Observation Festival", which will host international participants for the first time in 2020, will be held on 20-23 August 2020 in Antalya Saklıkent. Mustafa Varank, Minister of Industry and Technology, announced that the applications have started as of today for the festivities, which will be determined by drawing lots by the astronomer enthusiast, announced that the applications will be received until 31 March. Varank said, “By carrying this year's festival to an international dimension, we will realize a first in its history. I invite each of you to apply. ” said.
LAST APPLICATION 31 MARCH
Minister Varank spoke at the "Process Improvement Project" signing ceremony between the Ombudsman Institution and TÜBİTAK TÜSSİDE. Varank said that they will continue to invest in the children who are the guarantee of the future and said, “We will hold the twenty third of the National Sky Observation Festival organized by TÜBİTAK National Observatory on August 20-23. We open applications for the festival today. We will receive applications until March 31st. ” he spoke.
IT WILL BE FIRST
Explaining that children and young people had the opportunity to get to know the sky more closely with telescopes at the festival held in Antalya Saklıkent, Varank said, “During the daytime, besides science conferences, workshops, sports events and competitions are organized. Only 300-350 children could attend before. By carrying this year's festival to the international dimension, we will realize a first in its history. I invite each of you to apply. ” used expressions.
23rd OF THEM WILL BE EDITED
The Sky Observation Festival, which is the most comprehensive and traditionally organized every year in Turkey, open to all astronomical enthusiasts from 7 to 77, will host its international participants for the first time this year. The sky camp, which has been known as the National Sky Observation Festival for 22 years, has been named as the "2020 International Sky Observation Festival" this year, and is located at the Antalya Saklıkent, which is adjacent to the TÜBİTAK National Observatory (TUG) Bakırlıtepe Campus between August 20-23, 2020. will be held in.
The application page for the participants was opened on January 30, 2020. Records, http://senlik.tug.tubitak.gov.tr/kayit/ to be made through the address. Thousands of sky enthusiasts who will participate in the 2020 International Sky Observation Festival will be determined by drawing lots. Registration fee will not be charged from the participants. The definitive participants to be determined by drawing lots will stay in their tents for three nights in Saklıkent.
MEETING WITH ASTRONOMES
Participants will meet professional and amateur astronomers. Throughout the festival, seminars on astronomy, observations with telescopes to recognize the sky and celestial bodies, workshops, company exhibitions and various competitions will be held.