"FESTIVAL OF THE BUTTERFLIES" - Festival programme for 17th and 18th September

2022-09-15


Dear friends,
The long-awaited program for the "FESTIVAL OF BUTTERFLIES" is ready:
17. 09. 2022 /Saturday/
10:00 am - Opening of the Butterfly Festival with special guests, as well as awarding of first places and incentive prizes in the photo contest "Butterflies in Nature".
10:30am - 4:30pm - Conducting four workshops throughout the day:

1) First workshop - Drawing and colouring models of different butterfly species;

2) Second workshop - Making face masks - the children will have the opportunity to make their own masks with patterns of colorful butterflies;

3) Third workshop - Making souvenirs on a stick in the form of different types of insects - pollinators in nature;
4) Fourth workshop - Drawing with chalks on butterfly theme for the youngest participants in the festival.
11:00h - 16:00h - Face painting for children - A professional animator will paint the faces of the festival participants with special paints that are completely harmless.
11:00 - Presentation* on the life of butterflies on the topic "In the world of butterflies". You will be presented with extremely interesting and educational information about the overall life of butterflies. It is suitable for children from 1st to 7th grade.

11:30 - Quiz* with trivia questions related to the topic of the presentation. Suitable for children from 1st to 7th grade. With advance booking! All children who answer correctly will receive unique and varied prizes.
12:00 - 13:00 - Our specialist will show you how to stuff butterflies. This will take place in the lobby of the museum! Any visitor who is at the museum at this time will be able to see live how we stuff butterflies that we have kept in our Tropic Hall.

13:00 - 16:00 - Educational and attractive games on butterfly themes, developing logical thinking:
1) The first game called "Metamorphosis" will improve and develop knowledge about the process of "complete metamorphosis" in invertebrates. Participants will have to correctly order the stages of this biological process. The game is in the form of a puzzle. Suitable for children over 6 years. Every child who has completed the task after proper guidance from our specialist - will receive a prize;

2) The second game - "Describe the body parts", which aims to demonstrate the physiological structure of the butterfly body. It will visually present the individual parts making up their external device and indicate their functions. Suitable for children over 6 years. Every child who has completed the task after proper guidance from one of our specialists will receive a prize.
18. 09. 2022 /week/
10:00am - 4:30pm - Four workshops throughout the day:

1) First workshop - Drawing and colouring models of different butterfly species;
2) Second workshop - Making face masks - the children will have the opportunity to make their own masks with patterns of colorful butterflies;
3) Third workshop - Making souvenirs on a stick in the form of different types of insects - pollinators in nature;
4) Fourth workshop - Chalk drawing on butterfly theme for the youngest participants in the festival.

11:00h - 16:00h - Face painting for children - A professional animator will paint the faces of the festival participants with special paints that are completely harmless.
11:00 - Presentation* on the life of butterflies on the topic "In the world of butterflies". You will be presented with extremely interesting and educational information about the overall life of butterflies. It is suitable for children from 1st to 7th grade.
11:30 - Quiz* with trivia questions related to the topic of the presentation. Suitable for children from 1st to 7th grade. With advance booking! All children who answer correctly will receive unique and varied prizes.

12:00 - 13:00 - Our specialist will show you how to stuff butterflies. This will take place in the lobby of the museum! Any visitor who is at the museum at this time will be able to see live how we stuff butterflies that we have kept in our Tropic Hall.
13:00 - 16:00 - Educational and attractive games on butterfly themes, developing logical thinking:

1)The first game called "Metamorphosis" will improve and develop knowledge about the process of "complete metamorphosis" in invertebrates. Participants will have to correctly order the stages of this biological process. The game is in the form of a puzzle. Suitable for children over 6 years. Every child who has completed the task after proper guidance from our specialist - will receive a prize;
2) The second game - "Describe the body parts", which aims to demonstrate the physiological structure of the butterfly body. It will visually present the individual parts making up their external device and indicate their functions. Suitable for children over 6 years. Every child who has completed the task after proper guidance from one of our specialists will receive a prize.

You can expect a lot of fun and pleasant emotions, we have prepared educational games, presentations and many prizes during the festival days. We will immerse you in the world of butterflies. We look forward to seeing you!
This festival will take place thanks to the financial support of the Ministry of Culture.
* The presentation and the quiz are pre-booked, but in case we can't fill the number of 50 children - we accept bookings on the festival days.


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