Space weekend at the National Museum of Military History on April 9 and 10

Tuesday, 05 April 2022

The National Museum of Military History will welcome its visitors with an exhibition, space workshops and space food tasting on April 9 and 10 (Saturday and Sunday). The event is organized on the occasion of the International Day of Aviation and Cosmonautics.

An attractive installation by the Easyart Foundation will await all children who want to get acquainted with the planets and become real astronauts dressed in a suitable suit for a trip around the solar system. Scientists from the Institute of Cryobiology and Food Technology will talk about how space food is made and how the work of our researchers opens up opportunities for flights to Mars. And thirty of the biggest fans of space adventures will be able to try lyophilized food.

Galactic navigators will be waiting for all the children who dream of touching the stars and will help them make a constellation themselves and create their own Museum of Space.

As part of the space adventure, the guests of the Museum will have the opportunity to see the photo exhibition "Bulgaria and Space", which presents the Bulgarian contribution to the study of the universe. They will get acquainted with moments from the work of the two Bulgarian cosmonauts Georgi Ivanov and Alexander Alexandrov and with the curious developments of the Bulgarian scientists, which facilitate life in space.

10.00 - 18.00: Exhibition "Bulgaria and Space";
11.00 - 12.00: “Lyophilized food - food for space and the future” - presentation of Assistant Professor Dr. Nikolay Solakov and Assistant Professor Dr. Kamelia Loginovska from the Institute of Cryobiology and Food Technology at the Agricultural Academy - Sofia;
11.00 - 14.00: Journey in the solar system with the Easyart Foundation;
11.00 - 14.00: Children's Studio "Create a Museum of Space";
11.00 - 14.00: Children's studio "Make your own constellation".

On both days - April 9 and 10, NVIM will work with its usual working hours and entrance fees, and participation in the workshops will be free.

Information at phone.: +359 2/946 1805