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Swiss Polar Class Festival

2nd December 2023 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

The first edition of the Swiss Polar Class Festival will take place in Sion (VS) on 2 December.

Destined to all who are curious about polar regions, the festival features activities for all ages:

Treasure hunt – Expedition game – Science exhibition – Creative workshops – Drawing workshop – Student area – Screenings of polar films – Arctic art exhibition – Polar library – Icy Cordial Bar – Tales from the cold (in French only) – Live conference from Antarctica (in French only)

The event is organised by Swiss Polar Institute’s outreach programme which mission is to raise awareness on the importance of scientific research and polar and high-altitude regions in understanding climate change. The various content of the festival will be made available in French and German.

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We look forward to seeing you there!



2nd December 2023
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Route des Ronquos 86
Sion, Valais 1950 Switzerland
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