International Day of People with Disability celebrates inclusiveness and equality

2017 Screenability short ‘Tip of My Tongue’ Director Samia Halabi with Directing Mentor Samantha Lang.

2017 Screenability short ‘Tip of My Tongue’ Director Samia Halabi with Directing Mentor Samantha Lang.

Show your support and come along to an International Day of People with Disability event on December 03.

International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is held on 3 December each year. The day is celebrated internationally with the aim to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability and celebrate their achievements and contributions. This year’s theme is ‘Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality’.

Many great events are happening across NSW to celebrate IDPwD. Below are a few standouts for arts, screen and cultural events to celebrate with a bit of creativity.

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Saturday, 1 December 2018

2.00pm in Gymea | The Art of Ability: Works by Civic Disability Services

6.00pm in Petersham | International Day of People with Disability Film Festival

 

Sunday, 2 December 2018

3.00pm in Tinterbar | Sprung!! Integrated Dance Theatre Gala Performance

 

Monday, 3 December 2018

11.00am in Hurstville | Celebrate Diversity for IDPWD from LGBTIQA+ Community and Allies

5.00pm  in Batemans Bay | Muddy Puddles film screening. Ability.

 

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

11.00am in Chester Hill | Inclusive Film Making – International Day People with Disability

6.30pm in Sydney | Emerging as an artist with disability

7.30pm in Sydney | Live Music: Liz Martin

 

Thursday, 6 December 2018

12.00pm in Kiama | Art in the Park BBQ & Creative Arts Event

 

Friday, 7 December 2018

2.00pm in Cooma | Celebrate Ability Festival

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Published: 30 November 2018