|The priest (left) gives a keynote lecture while leading gymnastics, etc. |
March 3, 2013
On March 3, an event called "The 16th Awaji Exchange Program," was held in the municipal central community center in Awaji-shi, Hyogo Prefecture. It takes place every year to deepen an understanding of the Deaf community and the importance of hearing.
There were a magic show, a lecture meeting, etc. and about 150 and Deaf/deaf people and residents enjoyed the exchange program.
The organizing committee consisted of the Awaji Association of the Deaf and sign language circles, etc. planned the event; the magic show by the local magic lovers, etc. besides consultation about hearing, and a hearing test.