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12th Edition of the Ifrane Astronomy Festival

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 12th Edition of the Ifrane Astronomy Festival

The city of Ifrane is hosting the 12th edition of the Ifrane Astronomy Festival from June 28 to July 2, 2024. This renowned annual event combines entertainment and education focused on the sky and celestial bodies. Organized by Al Akhawayn University in collaboration with the CITI association, it gathers astronomy enthusiasts from various backgrounds, including curious onlookers, professional astronomers, and knowledgeable amateurs.

This year's theme, "Women in Astronomy," highlights the contributions of women to astronomy throughout history. Renowned astronomers, physicists, astrophysicists, astrophotographers, and educators will lead educational and entertaining activities and workshops.

The Ifrane Astronomy Festival is a premier cultural and scientific event, featuring various activities such as space science lectures and seminars, sky observation and stargazing, exhibitions, and children's workshops. It is one of the region's leading scientific entertainment events and a platform for young people to share scientific culture.

This year's festival offers a variety of programs for the general public, including lectures and seminars on the history of women in astronomy, discussions on the role of Moroccan Muslim women in astronomy, special sections for children to explore astronomy through guided workshops, exhibitions, telescope observations, and night sky exploration via the planetarium.


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