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Festival of Bright Ideas

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  • Princes Wharf 1
    Castray Esplanade, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

Be part of the most exciting science event on Tasmania’s calendar. Packed with hands on activities, workshops, and explosive stage presentations, the Festival of Bright Ideas(FoBI) brings science alive and will ignite your imagination.

FoBI showcases science, tech, engineering, maths, arts, and more. Come see, play, eat, drink, and interact with everything from sea creatures to drones. Open to everyone; whether you are a family, couple, individual, or group, you’ll have a great time at FOBI.

Friday 20 August is a day just for schools. Saturday 21 August is open to the public; tickets essential due to COVID

Through collaboration with leading Tasmanian STEMM professionals, academics, education providers, and community leaders, FOBI celebrates the important role that STEMM disciplines play in our everyday lives, inspires Tasmanian youth to pursue an interest in STEMM, and seeks to make science accessible to everyone.