The ‘Il·lumina't’ exhibition opens its doors to the public of Majorca

The exhibition is a tour through the different ways in which the phenomenon of lighting and light manifests itself.

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The Casal Solleric in Palma de Majorca hosts from tomorrow until December 20 the exhibition Il·lumina't (Light up, in Spanish), an exhibit about light and photonics which is included in the framework of events for the celebration of the International Year of Light in 2015, according to the proclamation of the United Nations General Assembly.

The exhibition, organised by the University-Business Foundation of the Balearic Islands (FUEIB) and the Institute of Interdisciplinary Physics and Complex Systems (IFISC, UIB-CSIC) and sponsored by Red Eléctrica, has been designed using a highly interactive approach to facilitate the public’s understanding of its content. In short, Il·lumina't is a tour through the different ways in which the phenomenon of lighting and light manifests itself, and also shows laser and optical illusion applications.

This exhibition was inaugurated yesterday by the Mayor of Palma, José Hila, in presence of the Regional Minister of Planning, Energy and Mobility for the Government of the Balearic Islands, Juan Boned; the rector of the University of the Balearic Islands, Llorenç Huguet; the Director of IFISC, Maxi San Miguel; the General Director for Culture of the City Council of Palma, Francisca Niell; the Coordinator of Dissemination and Scientific Culture at the IFISC, Claudio Mirasso, and Red Eléctrica’s Regional Delegate in the Balearic Islands, Eduardo Maynau.

Guided visits are foreseen in order to facilitate understanding of the contents of this exhibition, admission is free. More information about this activity can be found on the website of the Il·lumina't exhibition: http://www.llum2015mallorca.org/es/

Additionally, the exhibition will also allow visitors to get to know the activity of Red Eléctrica de España as sole transmission agent and operator of the electricity system and its role in ensuring the continuity of electricity supply at all moments. The graphical displays also explain some of the projects that the Company has carried out, such as the electricity link between Majorca and the Spanish peninsula.