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Date 7 June 2017

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NOT-TO-BE-MISSED ACTIVITIES AT THE EUREKA! FESTIVAL

More than 100 activities over 3 days can make your head spin. Not sure where to start? Here's the Eureka! team's guide to activities you don't want to miss.

 

Tree of dreams (continuous)

The star of this dream-themed edition. Tell it your wildest scientific dreams and don't hold back. When you dream, anything goes!

 

Le Pharmachien

Meet Olivier Bernard, the cheeky and now famous Pharmachien! This funny guy will debunk some myths about medications, natural products and grandma's remedies. Giggles guaranteed! Saturday at 11:15 am and 4:30 pm

 

Molecular ice cream

Getting a bit hungry? How about a snack from Attraction Chemique – Université Laval: ice cream made using liquid nitrogen! Saturday and Sunday from noon to 6 pm

 

Gushing geysers

Saturday and Sunday, at 4 pm, put on your raincoat and meet at the Eepybird stage for an explosive show: a soft drink shower activated with Mentos by a totally wacky duo!

 

Raphaël Domjan's solar adventures 


Saturday at 1 pm, don't miss this unique opportunity to meet Raphaël Domjan, a Swiss eco-adventurer who follows his dreams. He'll tell you about SolarStratos, his plan to fly to the stratosphere on board a solar-powered plane! 

 

Under the Big Top (continuous)

Throughout the 3 days of the Festival, discover the Festival's thematic zones:

* The Sustainable Development Zone, presented by Gaz métro where you can learn how to compost with La Shop Agricole

* The Ingenuity Zone, presented by the Fonds de recherche du Québec, where you can check out virtual reality, with Printemps Numérique and PopcornFX

* The Nature Zone, where Parks Canada will tell you a thousand and one Aboriginal stories

* The Human Zone, where you can race a boat powered by your mind, with PolyCortex

* The Air and Space Zone, where the Cosmodome will tell you all about the scientific discovery of the year: TRAPPIST-1, the extraterrestrial solar system

And so much more!

 

Only available in the evening? No problem!

You can enjoy our evening programming. Saturday night, Télé-Québec will present its entertaining quiz show Génial! with inimitable co-hosts Stéphane Bellavance and Martin Carli – exclusive and FREE (8 pm). Also on Saturday, the Audiobody show promises high-tech comedy (7 pm and 9:15 pm).