Abu Dhabi Science Festival, Abu Dhabi, UAE

British Science Festival, Various, UK

Cambridge Science Festival, Cambridge, UK

Cheltenham Science Festival, Cheltenham, UK

Dansk Naturvidenskabsfestival, Copenhagen, Denmark

Edinburgh International Science Festival, Edinburgh, UK

Festival della Scienza, Genoa, Italy

Festival Znanosti, Various, Croatia

New Zealand International Science Festival, Dunedin, New Zealand

Philadelphia Science Festival, Philadelphia, USA

San Diego Science Festival, San Diego, USA

Sasol Techno-X, Sasolburg, South Africa

Science Unlimited, Various, South Africa

Science Week Ireland, Various, Ireland

SciFest Joensuu, Joensuu, Finland

Sofia Science Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria

USA Science and Engineering Festival, USA

Vetenskapsfestivalen, Goteborg, Sweden

World Science Festival, New York, USA

Wrexham Science Festival, Wrexham, Wales


Boyden Observatory, Bloemfontein

Cape Town Science Centre, Cape Town

Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO), Krugersdorp

Iziko Museums, Cape Town

Southern African Association of Science and Technology Centres (SAASTEC)

Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, Johannesburg

Sci-Enza Science Centre, University of Pretoria, Pretoria

UniZul Science Centre, Richard’s Bay


Academy of Science of South Africa 

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Department of Basic Education

Department of Science and Technology (DST)

Eskom Expo for Young Scientists


First African in Space Project

Good Science Fair Projects

Keo Project


National Research Foundation (NRF)

Students Hub

National Science and Technology Forum (NTSF)

Sibo Series

South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA)

South African Young Academy of Sciences

South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO)

South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON)

South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB)

Southern African Large Telescope (SALT)

Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Africa

Young Engineers and Scientists of Africa (YESA)

Latest News

Battling it out for a piece of the pi

3rd March 2017
South Africa’s National Science Festival is proud to announce that Abbortsford Christian School, Graeme Collage and Victoria Girls’ High School, will be attending Scifest Africa’s 21...

Nine more sleeps until the journey of a lifetime!

27th February 2017
Through the continued support from the Department of Science and Technology, South Africa’s National Science Festival will celebrate its 21st anniversary event in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape from ...

Upcoming Events

South Africa's National Science Festival

8th - 14th March
Scifest invites you to come and celebrate our 21st anniversary in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape from 8-14 March. The theme for Scifest 2017 is "Tour de Science" with reference to the UN declared Intern...

Scifest Africa/ Rhodes University High School Quizzes

8th February - 13th March
Scifest Africa develops and implements quality interactive events with entertainment value and scientific integrity to, amongst other objectives, provide role models and career guidance for the youth....


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