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Thank you to our caterers!


27 Sep 2013

From Friday through to Tuesday contestants and other guests at EUCYS 2013 were able to enjoy exquisite food and drink and extremely professional service, all provided by the fantastic Maximum Party Service caterers. We would like to thank them very much indeed. 

Video: The Fifth Day

EUCYS 2013 - day 5 - video preview

26 Sep 2013

Click to watch what happened on the fifth day of the contest, Tuesday. This was when the contest finally rounded off with the announcement of the winners at the spectacular award ceremony in the historic Bethlehem Chapel, at which the students’ successes were celebrated to music by Musica Florea and boys choir Boni Pueri, as well as a flowing performance by Duo Decalages. The award ceremony was followed by a reception, yet again more than ably catered by the incredible Maximum Party Service. In the evening, all contestants were at last able to relax and enjoy their new friendships made during the contest, at the astonishing light and dark themed farewell party in SaSaZu. Here, they danced the night away to a DJ and were entertained by a variety of interactive light and laser games, dance performances, and once again the astonishing Pa-Li-Tchi. We hope you all enjoyed the finale of the 25th.

Official prize winners EUCYS 2013


26 Sep 2013

A press release announcing the results of EUCYS 2013, in both English and Czech, is to be found here and also on the winners page. Congratulations to all contestants, whether prizewinners or not, for their excellent projects and wonderful presentation to the jury and to over 3000 members of the public! Science travels further with EUCYS!

Photo and video galleries from the whole contest now online!


26 Sep 2013

Check out all the photos and videos from EUCYS 2013, now online on our gallery and also on youtube. They include photos and videos from each day of the contest, plus the special ceremonies, and of course, the official contest video showing highlights from the whole week. Love sharing, love EUCYS!

Video: The Fourth Day

EUCYS 2013 - day 4 - video preview

25 Sep 2013

Click to watch what happened on the fourth day of the contest, Monday. This was the final day of showing off projects in Incheba, both to the public (once again, a huge turnout of more than 1000 people, including school classes), and to the jury. Nerves were running high, as were the straw towers the contestants were building to try to win a special prize from the European Commission for their creative constructions. There were two more talks, one from Prof. Mark McCaughrean of the European Space Agency, member of EIROforum, and one from our very own Dr Michael Londesborough, researcher in chemistry at the Academy of Sciences. In the evening, when the judging was over and the wonderful displays all taken down, the teams finally had their chance to see how beautiful Prague is, on a guided tour.

Winners Announced

24 Sep 2013

We announced Winners of EUCYS 2013!!

Video: The Third Day

EUCYS 2013 - day 3 - video preview

24 Sep 2013

Click to watch what happened on the third day of the contest, Sunday. We welcomed once again more than 1000 members of the general public. There were two more judging sessions, and two lectures, from Dr Ben Medlock, CTO of mobile app developer Swiftkey, and from Mr Jeremy Philpott of the European Patent Office. And plenty of games for the contestants to challenge themselves in the little free time. In the evening, the Senate of the Parliament welcomed all contestants and their national organisers to a formal dinner reception in the beautiful Senate gardens, with jazz accompaniment from Wunderbar band.


Video: The Second Day

EUCYS 2013 - day 2 - video preview

23 Sep 2013

The second day of the contest ended with a fabulous Opening Ceremony at Krizik's fountain, but before that the all important judging began. And we had over 1000 visitors from the general public!

You will find a video from the second day of the contest here !

Video: EUCYS has begun!

EUCYS 2013 - day 1 - video preview

21 Sep 2013

The contestants have arrived, they have prepared their stands, and they are all ready for the judging to begin. The public zone is also now open, full of exciting interactive exhibits from a wide variety of scientific organisations.

You will find a video from the first day of the contest here !

The 25th EUCYS is here!

20 Sep 2013

Contestants and their escorts are arriving today and preparing their stands, for the start of EUCYS 2013... and on this page you can now explore the projects that they will be presenting at the contest!

Tomorrow, Saturday, the contest will open to the public. Please see this page for more details.

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