El Salvador Announces the World Blockchain Festival for April
The technology event will be held from April 21 to 23 in the capital San Salvador.
Activities scheduled include musical concerts, speeches and trade fairs.
The industry experts who will participate in the event will speak about the potential of Bitcoin, blockchain technology and other relevant topics in the industry.
The World Blockchain Festival sponsored by the government of El Salvador, will be a discussion forum on blockchain technology, bitcoin, DeFi and tokens. But it will also have recreational and commercial activities for attendees on April 21, 22 and 23.
The event is organized by Spartan Hill, a Colombian company specialized in blockchain projects. It will be a mix of education, fun and networking, as there will be conferences on topics of interest related to bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Also interactive activities, business opportunities, concerts and others.
During the three days, the participation of experts and figures from the industry at an international level is expected. According to its organizers, it seeks to provide participants with a space for enjoyment and at the same time an agenda of activities related to crypto finance and the potential of Bitcoin technology.
In addition to conferences and educational talks, the World Blockchain Festival will offer workshops, a shark tank, and Pluto beach club. The event will also have spaces dedicated to gaming, NFT and the metaverse, its organizers said.
During this first edition of the WBF in El Salvador, attendees will be able to live immersive experiences related to the metaverse. There will be a hackathon on application development, various conferences on the most relevant topics in the industry and even an auction of NFTs.
On the Flipside
The Salvadoran government will take advantage of this event to promote its volcano bonds, whose launch was postponed to September, and the development of Bitcoin City. Lectures on the fundamentals of the Bitcoin Law of El Salvador will also be offered.
The organizing company announced that tickets for the event are already on sale on its website. Depending on the purchase they make, those interested may participate in all the scheduled activities or in some of them, including concerts, conferences, workshops, drinks, appetizers and a gala dinner.
Among the special guests and industry experts who will participate in the World Blockchain Festival are the entrepreneur and angel investor, Evan Luthra, Philip Ong, entrepreneur and investor from Singapore / Oggo Ecosystem.
Likewise, the Mexican senator Indira Kempis, the co-founder of CrownBits.io Bitcoin Rewards, Austin Davis, together with Juan Diego Gómez, writer, columnist and CEO of Invertir Mejor and Justin Ballard, CEO and co-founder of JAI Energy.
Speakers will share opinions and experiences within the industry. During the conferences, the benefits of blockchain technology and the Bitcoin network will be discussed, as well as its political, social and economic impact.
Why You Should Care
Despite the confrontation with the Biden administration and United States senators over the approval of Bitcoin as legal tender, the government of Nayib Bukele remains firm in its plans regarding the cryptocurrency.