The Olympic Green Park is this year’s venue for the 4th Beijing Science Festival taking place from September 18-22. The festival is organized by the Beijing Association for Science and Technology (BAST) and kicked off the festival last night with a gala. This year’s theme, "innovation and development, and popular participation," will feature over 10 countries taking part and hundreds of organizations having interactive booths for children to partake in various "explosive" experiments.
The festival was started in 2011 brings together organizations from astronomy, natural science, green energy, life science, ICT, and space technology. The target of the festival is to get as many children interested in science and science-related fields.