On June 12, 2015 was held a press conference for the event, which is dedicated to the International Year of Light and light-based technologies (UNO). Press conference was held in the meeting room historic Town Hall Square in Banská Bystrica. Events were presented:
1. Park the dark sky – June 12, 2015, in Mountain hotel Kráľova well was officially declared dark sky Park United Fatra. Starry night sky is our cultural heritage and it is our duty to protect it. This unique area of Great Fatra with a dark sky is Slovakia’s contribution to the preservation of the natural nocturnal environment.
2nd International Festival of Light and Shadow in the art and science – 11 to 12 December 2015 the festival program is prepared in cooperation with young artists, students of the Academy of Arts and experts from the Slovak Astronomical Society. Our ambition is to build in Banska Bystrica tradition of a strong international festival, cultural event of European importance.
More information in the TV report.