Art & Science Festival “RESTART”

01.11.2018 to 30.11.2018

The annual RESTART Art & Science Festival is aimed to promote synergistic cooperation between educational institutions and the local community, provides residents of the city with a closer look at university activities, innovations in the field of education, while universities have an opportunity to expand boundaries of public spaces of the city for their practices. The festival aims to bring together academic community of the city, scientific and cultural establishments and organisations, art, municipal, business, and tourism representatives and the general public. The high spot of the festival is getting familiar with maritime culture, introduction to the cultural and scientific space of Klaipėda and the Western region. he festival is expected not only to have a positively influence on the image of Klaipėda as an academic city, but also to enhance a closer cooperation between Klaipėda University and the local community; The festival will offer a new format for Klaipėda city – a combination of science and art; The educational nature of the event is supposed to encourage children and young people to get involved in learning and creative activities more actively. The festival programme consists of various lectures held by scholars and artists, discussions, creative workshops, exhibitions, tours, book presentations, installations and theatrical performances. The festival is focused on schoolchildren of all ages, students and the professional audience, families and the broader community of the city.

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