Racing with the sun!

Racing with the sun!

Cyprus Solar Car Challenge, Sunday 24th June 2018, 10am - 2pm

For the 9th consecutive year The Cyprus Institute co-organizes with the Municipality of Nicosia the Solar Car Challenge 2018, on Sunday, 24 June, from 10.00am to 2.00pm.  On the previouse day, Saturday, 23rd at 7pm there will be Solar Cars’ Exhibition at Faneromenis Square with Live link and other surprises.

Organizers and contestants aspire to offer a spectacular experience passing the message that the environmentally friendly technology is the future for a green planet.

The custom-made solar vehicles will race each other on the public roads of Nicosia, city center: Stasikratous Str., Spyrou Kyprianou Ave., Georgiou Griva Digeni Ave., Dimostheni Severi Ave., and Vasilissis Freiderikis Str. The amazing designs will offer one-time experience to spectators, aiming to promote research and innovation in the use of solar energy. 

Apply to participate and be part of this one-time experience, racing for a green, clean environment.

Saturday, 23 June 2018
19:00 - Solar Cars’ Exhibition at Faneromenis Square with Live link and other surprises
Sunday, 24 June 2018
10:00 - Start at Spyrou Kyprianou Str.and Stasikratous Str.
13:00 - Finish 
13:30 - Solar Cars Parade to Nicosia Town Hall
14:00 - Award Ceremony at the Nicosia Town Hall

The race is open for everyone to watch, therefore take your family and friends and support with your presence this unique event, where the sun is the only fuel.