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DiDa - Disability Day Art & Action festival on International Day of Persons with Disabilities November 3 in Helsinki

DiDa – Disability Day Art & Action is a network festival celebrated around the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 3 December. DiDa wants to raise questions concerning human rights and equality through high-quality and thought-provoking art works, cultural programme and action. As a part of Finland’s centenary year programme, the second annual DiDa network festival highlights disabled persons’ right to independent life and self-determination.

Time: International Day of Disabled 3.12.2017 at 12-17.
Place: Ruohis, Shopping Center Ruoholahti, 2nd floor, Itämerenkatu 21, 00180 Helsinki.

Everything is welcome for a free event. Free entry!

Program and accessibility:

The entire program will be published on DiDa's website here soon.
You can also find accessibility information for events there. The festival will be made as accessible as possible. All venues will have accessible entrances and accessible toilets.

What’s on?

The main event of DiDa will take place on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 3 December 2017 in Ruohis tapahtumatila, Ruoholahti, Helsinki.

This year DiDa will be celebrated for the whole week from 27 November to 3 December. The programme of the week will include seminars, interpreted tours to exhibitions and much more.

Who are organizing DiDa?

The main partners of the network festival are Threshold Association, Abilis Foundation, Tukilinja, Eucrea Finland ry and Culture for All Service.

DiDa will be organized for the second time this year by several disability NGOs, actors from the cultural field and other organizations. We are looking for partners to join the collaboration as event hosts, programme producers or main partners.

More information and pictures for the media: producer Oona Simolin, info (a) disabilityday.fi, tel. 044 2909 651.


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