Here at Bluedot, which is now in its fourth year, a veritable culture-clash of experts from various scientific fields and a myriad of musical acts share the stage. Like the acts, the event has very much found its place in the smorgasbord of the annual festival season schedule. Space has been a common theme each year at the festival, but, as 2019 was the celebration of Apollo 11’s landing on the moon, Bluedot rightfully joined in with the festivities. This included one screening of the 2019 film Apollo 11, one unique show projection mapped onto the Lovell Telescope, as well as an event dubbed The Moonbounce in which festivalgoers were encouraged to write messages to be pinged off the surface of the moon – not exactly your usual festival line-up then.

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