Mendel Festival 2022

Mendel Festival 2022 is held under the auspices of UNESCO+, President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman, Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, Minister of Agriculture Zdeněk Nekula, Minister of Finance Zbyněk Stanjura, Minister of Health Vlastimil Válek, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports Petr Gazdík, Minister for European Affairs Mikuláš Bek, Minister of Foreign Affairs Jan Lipavský, Governor of the South Moravian Region Jan Grolich, Mayor of Brno Markéta Vaňková, Governor of the Moravian-Silesian Region Ivo Vondrák and Rector Emeritus of Charles University Tomáš Zima.

 

 

About Festival

En mendel

En mendel
Meteorologist - Mendel was deeply interested into meteorology especially in anomalies. He was the first ever to describe a tornado. Genius - Thanks to experiments in the plants hybridisation he was able to explore the basics of genetics – he was far beyond his time. Beekeeper - Mendel was respected expert and beekeeper. He was a deputy of the Moravian beekeeper society. Teacher - 32 year-old Mendel began to teach physics and biology at Brno’s state elementary school. He worked there until 1868. Farmer - Thanks to his knowledge he was successful in breeding of fruit trees. He was elected member of comitee of the Moravia-silesian society of farming Abbot - 30th of march Mendel became the Abbot of the Augustinian monastery.

Meteorologist - Mendel was deeply interested into meteorology especially in anomalies. He was the first ever to describe a tornado.

Genius - Thanks to experiments in the plants hybridisation he was able to explore the basics of genetics – he was far beyond his time.

Beekeeper - Mendel was respected expert and beekeeper. He was a deputy of the Moravian beekeeper society.

Teacher - 32 year-old Mendel began to teach physics and biology at Brno’s state elementary school. He worked there until 1868.

Farmer - Thanks to his knowledge he was successful in breeding of fruit trees. He was elected member of comitee of the Moravia-silesian society of farming

Abbot - 30th of march Mendel became the Abbot of the Augustinian monastery.

Gregor Johann Mendel

Gregor J. Mendel is the discoverer of the basic principles of heredity and the world-renowned founder of genetics. He was a priest and later became an abbot of the Augustinian monastery in Old Brno.

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