- Scientists and astronomers 'to descend on Rome' for 2010 festival

December 16, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News can announce that as well as the traditional artistic and cultural sights to see while staying at Rome hotels people visiting the city may also be keen to experience some other attractions.

One that may interest those who are in the region at the beginning of next year is the Science Festival.

This annual event will be held at the Auditorium Parco della Musica and is sure to be full of all manner of interesting exhibitions and displays.

From January 13th until the 17th 2010, the arena will be buzzing with high-profile physicians, astronomers and scientists who are eager to share their knowledge.

There will even be some Nobel Prize winners in attendance and anyone who decides to go along to the festival will be able to participate in a number of displays, exhibitions and discussions.

One of the highlights of the 2010 event is likely to be a collaboration between astrophysicist Margherita Hack and musician Gerard Grisey, who has previously been awarded the Prix de Rome.

They will be presenting Le Noir de l'Etoile, which uses sounds from space to create what What's on When suggests is bound to be an "unforgettable show".

"The Science Festival is likely to be popular," said Jess Reading, head of marketing at LateRooms who sell last minute hotels. "LateRooms strongly recommends people considering attending to book hotel Roma as soon as possible."