Thursday, November 29, 2012

Commemoration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities in Indonesia

     Based on the Bandung's Spirit, equality and “museum for all”, the Museum of the Asian-African Conference in cooperation with Mata Hati Indonesia (a foundation for persons with disabilities), West Java Province authorities, Friends of the Museum of the Asian-African Conference, LayarKita community, Asian African Reading Club, POSS UPI, Kabuyutan and Bengkel Kreasi GaPaT communities commemorate International Day of Persons with Disabilities will take place in the Museum of the Asian-African Conference in Bandung, West Java.

     There will be some events that hold during the month of December such as National Writing Competition “Writing for Humanity” that you can find out more at and a photo exhibition of “Tools and Techniques for access” in permanent exhibition room of the museum that shows creative designs for supporting the accessibility for persons with disabilities. Film screening and discussion will be hold every Tuesdays on December have as a theme “Disability Through a Whole New Lens”. On 3rd December, there will be a seminar and discussions “Kita Ada, Kita Berbagi” to raise awareness and sympathy for persons with disabilities and to promote the accessibility for them, website launching of Friends of Disabilities, and Art Performance of Bengkel Kreasi GaPaT Bandung (art community of persons with disabilities). 
     On 5th December will be hold Book Launching and Discussion “Ruang Sunyi” a book wrote by Taufik Hidayat (person with disabilities) and M. Budi Pramono. Those events also for supporting UN's 2012 theme “Removing Barriers to Create an Inclusive and Accessible Society for All”. For further information find out at our Facebook fanpage Sahabat Disabilitas (

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