The Società Ticinese di Apicoltura (“STA” - beekeeper's ass. of southern switzerland) is a member of the national associaton of beekeepers Apisuisse. STA organizes a scientific and technical symposium on the health and wellbeing of bees at the Palazzo dei Congressi in Lugano, Switzerland, on the occasion of the centenary of its constitution.
For bees and sustainable beekeeping, for natural real honey and for the enhancement of local biodiversity in the area.
The event will look at all aspects of beekeeping. People who work with bees will be able to attend meetings and activities specially created and organised for them and, on the other hand, the general public can also take advantage of the chance to get to know the wonderful world of bees and to participate in events that are open to everyone.
Palazzo dei congressi, Lugano
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Exhibition on Bees and Beekeeping in Ticino - 20.10.2016 - 14.11.2016
The exhibition is a presentation on ecology and the life and habits of the domestic bee and gives guidance on the fundamentals of beekeeping, with a brief history and overview of the main products manufactured by this small, industrious insect. The exhibition will include the biology of bees, their habits, life in the hive, their language, their dance and also the cry of the bees with particular emphasis on the importance of this insect for the pollination of flowers.
The exhibition is presented in the form of 400 questions and answers that will cover-themes such as: How long does a bee live? What is the wax used for? How can we help the bees? Do bees sleep? How many bees live in a colony? There will also be a glass beehive to be able to observe the bees during their daily activity.
The exhibition “one bee, no bees” is organised by the Museum of Farm Civilization in Stabio and the Society of Ticino Beekeepers and is hosted and presented at the ex-asilo CianI in Lugano in collaboration with the Cantonal Museum of Natural History. The Museum proposes to present entertainment for the Infants and Primary Schools.
Cost: For the entertainment there is a contribution of 100.- francs per class.
The entertainment for the Lugano Schools is free of charge.