Sunday, January 11, 2015

1001 Inventions at The Scientific Center Kuwait

TSCK announced today their partnership to bring to Kuwait a world renowned award-winning 1001 Inventions Exhibition as part of a national educational campaign, facilitated in Kuwait by the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science, to celebrate and raise awareness of the extraordinary and often-forgotten scientific and cultural achievements from the Golden Age of Muslim Civilisation.
The ground-breaking scientific, technological and cultural achievements of this era from the 7th century onwards that stretched from Spain to China, will be introduced to residents and visitors to Kuwait during a 4-week residency of a 1001 Inventions Exhibition and other accompanying family focused activities and schools outreach campaign, starting at the Scientific Center in the first week of February 2015.
Exhibitions produced by 1001 Inventions have already received more than six million visitors at blockbuster residencies in cities around the world breaking visitor number records, aiming to inspire young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and medicine and build their capacity towards building a better future for their country.
Mijbil Almutawa, Chairman and Managing Director, The Scientific Center, said: “We are very pleased to be introducing to people in Kuwait this award-winning exhibition that showcases the crucial role people from this region played in the development of science and technology 1,000 years ago. Students and families in Kuwait will be introduced to scientists and scholars who lived during the Golden Age of Muslim Civilisation and understand their contributions to our modern world in a fun and interactive way – people like Ibn Al Haytham, Ibn Sina, Al-Razi, Fatima Al-Fihri and many more.
Ahmed Salim, Producer and Director, 1001 Inventions, said: “1001 Inventions is immensely proud to be working with The Scientific Center of Kuwait to bring to life, through exhibitions, live shows, films and educational events, the stories of astounding and extraordinary individuals who have made outstanding achievements 1,000 years ago that still influence our lives today, and as a result inspire young people to pursue careers in science and technology and helping create a skilled generation of young people ready to face 21st century challenges.”

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