Celebrate Linnaeus in Second Life
In his three-hundredth anniversary year, Carl Linnaeus is branching out — into a
On Friday, November 2, at 4-5pm Stockholm time (8am Second Life time), the
About the exhibit:
· Costume contest 4-5pm: Come dressed in your finest 18th-century costumes to be eligible for prizes. Best costume wins $L20,000, second and third prizes are $L15,000 and $L10,000, respectively. Winners will be announced at 5pm in the Linnaeus Room.
· Film documentary - all weekend: In the auditorium, watch "Expedition Linnaeus", a full-length documentary on Linnaeus by the noted Swedish photographer Mattias Klum. The movie will be looped continuously for the duration of the weekend, so you can discuss it with others as you watch it.
· The Linnaeus plant-building competition, 2-9 November: If you're a Second Life builder, submit your plant to the garden - the best plants win prizes: First prize L$50,000, second and third prizes L$30,000 and $L20,000. (Full contest rules available at the garden.) Winners announced after the contest ends on November 9.
See you there!
All information on this web site is from the Linnaeus Tercentenary year of 2007 and has not been updated since. If using texts from this web site, please refer to Linnaeus2007 as the source.