The Mayor of Barcelona, Xavier Trias, visits the Gas Natural Fenosa Foundation Gas Museum stand at the Science, Technology and Innovation Festival, held in Barcelona

festival de la ciencia Dani Jiménez Education and dissemination

The Gas Natural Fenosa Foundation Gas Museum, together with other facilities in Barcelona, attended the NOVUM Festival, which aims to take science and technology to the street and bring it closer to the public. The NOVUM schedule includes talks, marathons, exhibitions, documentaries, performances, workshops, pop ups and technology and science experiments to enable the public to interact with science, technology and innovation.

The Gas Natural Fenosa Foundation, through its Gas Museum, contributed to the festival, which took place in the Parque de les Glorias in Barcelona, on 25 and 26 April. Through an on-site demonstration, the attendees discovered the history of lighting, from its beginnings with gas lighting, to the modern day, accompanied by original, iconic items from the museum collection, such as the lamplighter’s rod. The activities in the Plaza de las Glorias included a visit from the Mayor of Barcelona, Xavier Trias, who praised the Foundation’s initiative, which attracted over 15,000 people.

Barcelona (Spain), 5 May 2015