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The Solar Car Challenge organised by The Cyprus Institute and Nicosia Municipality is happening for the 8th consecutive year. . This year the American Academy Nicosia is proud to announce that our Team of science Students will take part in the race which will take place on Sunday, 25th June 2017 in Nicosia. George Stavrou of Year 9, Andreas Iliopoulos of Year 9 and Oktay Buzun of Year 12 will manage and race a custom-made solar-powered vehicle.

The previous events were a great success in raising public awareness about renewable energy, the environment and novel technologies and at the same time promoting science and education.

LDR LOGO COL SLOGAs a non-profit organisation, we would like to thank our sponsor LORDOS PLASTICS for supporting our Team for what we expect to be a very successful event. The generous contribution made by LORDOS PLASTICS demonstrates their commitment to green technologies, science and education.

Good Luck to our Science Team with their “race with the sun” in this year’s SOLAR CAR CHALLENGE.


The race will take place in the centre of Nicosia. Syprou Kyprianou Ave.- Stasikratous St. from 10:00-13:00. The Award ceremony will be at the Nicosia Municipality at 14:00.

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