Saturday, September 6, 2014

“Avante!”, a event for All

Versão Portuguesa

Its taking place this weekend, on September 5th , 6th and 7th at Quinta da Atalaia, Amora, Seixal, the Festa do  Avante . One of the biggest cultural events in Portugal. Also it accessible to all.

The  Festa do Avante  is organized by the Portuguese Communist Party (PCP) with a strong volunteer component, but make no mistake-those who think this party is only for communists. This event is for All. During the three days of the event you can watch plays, performances of folk dancing, music concerts and sporting events.

Since its begining , the organization of Avante has always sought to create the best conditions for the access of people with disabilities, particularly with the construction of access ramps to WC’s and the various existing spaces.

Inclusive sports  .

In Avante there is also adapted sports. Every year about 15 thousand athelets participate in activities ranging from Boccia, pass through  to chess, karate and Goalball.

Access to Festa do Avante

There is a shuttle bus adapted in collaboration with different entities from various places (Lisbon, Almada and Seixal) Party up there and parking places nearby, from which it is possible to access the inside in this adapted vehicles.

For more information call 212 224 000.

Follow  also this link.

Special thanks:

Paulo Loya – Fests do Avante organization


 Paulo Loya

 “Plural e Singular” Magazine, nº7, 2014

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