Thanda STEM Festival

Thanda STEM Festival

The Thanda STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Festival is a two-day, celebration of science in Rustenburg. Thanda STEM will feature hands-on activities, exhibitions, interactive workshops, public lectures and a variety of other informal science education experiences for all ages. The first of its kind in Rustenburg, the Thanda STEM Festival promises to deliver amazing experiences for all ages with over 30 activities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Highlights include science shows, interactive engineering workshops, a planetarium, coding workshops, a movie screening, public lectures on science and technological advances and the future of STEM, and STEM career profiling.


  • Split Second Science
  • South African Geophysical Association (SAGA)
  • Design Squad Global
  • BMS Education
  • South African National Space Agency
  • Esri South Africa
  • iThemba Labs
  • Experilabs
  • Arcelor Mittal Science Centre
  • Mintek
  • SACNASP- SA Council for Natural Scientific Professional
  • Petroleum Agency South Africa
  • Nanotechnology and Hydrogen Public Engagement
  • African Leadership Academy
  • Sensorlab – University of Western Cape
  • P-STEM Funda Robotiks
  • P-STEM Funda Scienze
  • STEM Role Models

See attached programme

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  • Under 18 – R35
  • Tertiary Students – R45
  • Adults – R60

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