IPN Science Olympiad Organizers invited to Schloss Bellevue
On 09 September 2016, the fifth citizen’s festival during President Gauck’s term of office took place in Schloss Bellevue park. Around 5000 voluntary workers from all over Germany were invited to the event. PD Dr Heide Peters (IJSO, vice-spokesperson of the committee) and PD Dr Burkhard Schroeter (IBO, EUSO) were at the IPN stand as representatives for the National Student Competition committee. Various political figures were also invited for the occasion. Chancellor Angela Merkel was accompanied by several state ministers as well as Schleswig-Holstein’s Minister President, Thorsten Albig. They all showed their respect for citizen’s voluntary work.Several interesting discussions on diverse topics took place at the IPN stand. Diverse musical and culinary contributions rounded off a perfect late summer’s day which found its finale in a memorable firework display over Schloss Bellevue. On the following day, Schloss Bellevue opened its gates for all citizens on the occasion of Day of the Open Castles.
PD Dr Heide Peters and PD Dr Burkhard Schroeter
IPN at Kiel University