PERFORMANCE “SILVER WINGS” IN GRODNO

ФотоГродноNon-governmental organization “Belarusian Association of Assistance to Children and Young People with Disabilities” (NGO “BelAPDIiMI”) with assistance of the US Agency for International Development and Theater the Looking Glass presents a performance “Silver Wings”.

An unusual boy with one wing was born in one country. People surrounding the boy did not like him for that unusualness. He felt himselfterrifically lonely. One day a magic Bird of Happiness flied to him and said that he would obviously be happy, it is just necessary to listen carefully to his heart. One day his heart started beating strongly-strongly … He met a girl with one silver wing. At last two people with one wing could fly over this city. The question is does our city is a place from which people with wings flied away or it is a Country of people with wings?

The ballad “Silver Wings” tells that all people perceive the world only from the position that is the most convenient for them. To begin to perceive the world in a different way and to comprehend other position, it is necessary to break the stereotypes. It is not given to everyone … Not everyone aspires to it … It is necessary at least to start thinking about it …

Valeriy Alekseev – author of the scenario, unbroken by trauma, with life position “I am always not for equality but for inequality. Inequality of stupid and clever, talented and not one, red-haired and bald, we cannot be equal initially, we are all different” , he is also the author of several plays dedicated to Bobruisk, producer of the rock group” Queen Maud Land “, a journalist, chief editor, scenarist.

Date: March 12, 2016 in 14:00

Venue: SI “Center for Culture of Grodno city” Concert Hall, Dzerzhinskogo str. 1

Author of the scenario: Valeriy Alekseev

Producer: Ekaterina Gavura

Entrance is free

With help of the performance we want to draw attention to lives of people with other abilities – how these people live, what their dreams, and, thus, to influence on changing of stereotypical and often negative society’s attitude into positive.

The performance “Silver Wings” is a part of the project “Art for inclusion of people with disabilities” aimed at forming a positive attitude towards people with disabilities, which is implemented by NGO “BelAPDIiMI” with assistance of the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

Belarusian actors of the theater “Through the Looking Glass”, children’s folklore ensemble “Christmastide”, dance group “IrisShow” took part in the performance.

The performance is designed for family viewing.

Additional information: (+375 44) 486 74 23 Natalia Gubar, a specialist on public relations of NGO “BelAPDIiMI”

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