Local festival to promote deaf awareness held in Iwate Prefecture

Equipment exhibition that fire alarm devices and video telephone, etc. are introduced.
(photo: http://www.iwanichi.co.jp/ken/item_21437.html)

The Iwate Prefecture Information Service Center for the Deaf held a festival in Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture, a northern part of Japan, on November 23- 28.

The festival which has been arranged every two years since 2006 aims at the deaf awareness promotion through cultural activities with the local community, etc. It was the 3rd this year.

The balloon art demonstration show, note-taking experience corner, screening of the prefecture TV with caption produced by a volunteer group, the equipment exhibition, booths to show the activities of the prefecture association of the Deaf and advocacy groups.


Sarah said...


Sarah said...

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