Deputy Speaker, I move without notice:
That the House -
1) notes that South Africa's annual National Science Festival is taking place in Grahamstown from 13 to 19 March 2013 with a programme that will offer over 72 000 local and international visitors a kaleidoscope of movement and adventure;
2) further notes that the festival's 2013 theme, Science on the move! supports the attempt by the Bloodhound Project, UK, to break the World Land Speed Record on Hakskeenpan in the Northern Cape in December 2013;
3) acknowledges that Scifest Africa is the largest science festival in sub-Saharan Africa and the programme will explore a range of sub- themes, including transport infrastructure, different modes of transport, engines, vehicle and tyre design, exploration, SKA, space sciences, astronomy and the human body in motion;
4) further acknowledges that the array of workshops offer visitors hands-on opportunities to explore different concepts such as the methods used in the making of the mysterious Japanese art Gyotaku to the ancient ways of jewellery making, a Soap box derby, talkshops, science shows, quizzes, exhibitions, science olympics, field trips, murder mysteries and wine tasting; and
5) calls on members of the public to participate in this exciting festival which aims to inspire and possibly pave the way for our future scientists.