Annual exchange program for Deaf community and residents in Awaji, Hyogo Prefecture

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.

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