The Asteroid Day Potosí Bolivia 2019 was hosted at the SOS Children’s Villages on June 28 and 29. Organized by the The Kuiper Palatine Geology Club in association with the Geological Engineering degree at the Tomás Frías Autonomous University, the two days of scientific dissemination aimed at children belonging to the Reception Center.
The event included informative talks, observations with telescopes, dynamics, and interactive scientific videos.
The event featured prestigious academic presenters, such as Ing. Eddy Arancibia, Ing. Federico Anaya, Lic. Edwin Barañado, Univ. Fabricio García and Univ. Helen Moreira and whose presentations were related to asteroids.
Also present were members of the Kuiper Planetary Geology Club and the Galileo Galilei Astronomy Club, such as Paola Martínez, Cristhian Díaz, EddyMartínez, Brisa Maquera, Juan Choque and Edson Benitez. On the last day of the event, Eleco Artistic El Sol performed a puppet theater (Direction: Juan Ameller, Actresses: Telma Amezaga, Samanta Vitória and Lizet Soto), with the theme “The extinction of dinosaurs”.
Special thanks to Estefania Victoria and Martínez Mayorga for organizing this independent event in Bolivia.