Vimma prize to Kaisa Leka
The Threshold Association (Kynnys ry) awarded cartoon artist Kaisa Leka with Vimma Prize. Vimma Prize is given every year to a person or group, who/which has been promoting politic disability art in Finland. The prize includes 5000 euro grant for future working, given by Tukilinja magazine.
Dancer Tuuli Helkky Helle and documentary film My secret forest (“Salainen metsäni”) were awarded with ”honour-Vimma”.
The Threshold Association is a disability organization that was founded by disabled people and its main mission is based on three elements, human rights, independent living and culture, all to empower disabled people in Finland. The Finnish word "vimma" means enthousiasm, fury or frenzy.
sanni.purhonen(a)kynnys.fi, tel. +358 40 704 82 83