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The First World Celebration of the Specific Capabilities of the Deafblind

The First World Celebration of the Specific Capabilities of the Deafblind

Plovdiv, Bulgaria
3.7.2016 – 10.7.2016

HOST ORGANIZATION: National Association of the Deafblind in Bulgaria (NADbBg)
www.nasgb.org
(External link)

GENERAL PROGRAM:
eight separate events for persons with deafblindness,
as part of the First World Celebration of the Specific Capabilities of the Deafblind):

3rd of July 2016, Sunday: Day of arrival (but each day can be day of arrival / departure – see the rule 1.1)
4th of July 2016, Monday: 1st day of the 1st World Chess Championship of the Deafblind. Alternatively on the same time: 1st World Championship on Backgammon of the Deafblind. That means, the deafblind competitor cannot to register for chess, and backgammon too, because they are held simultaneously. It is acceptable to register for chess only and for backgammon only.
5th of July 2016, Tuesday:
2nd day of the 1st World Chess Championship of the Deafblind (till 17:30). Alternatively on the same time: morning: 1st World Championship on Arm Wrestling of the Deafblind, afternoon: 1st World Championship on Darts of the Deafblind. Because of the specific character of the Darts game, only the deafblind participants from category „residual vision“ can play darts and participate in the 1st World Championship on Darts of the Deafblind. That means the deafblind competitor cannot to register for chess, and arm wrestling / darts too, because they are held simultaneously. Chess will finish on 17:30. It is acceptable to register for chess only and for arm wrestling / darts only. It is acceptable to register for arm wrestling and for darts, because they are held consecutively. After 17:30 the BOWLING PRACTICE will be held, in Bowling Complex “Aqualand” – it is designed for participants in 1st World Bowling Championship of the Deafblind in order to “feel” the bowling alley and lane, and make practice – it is not a competition. Chess participants and Arm Wrestling participants can participate in the BOWLING PRACTICE. It is not so sure for participants in Darts, if they registered for BOWLING PRACTICE can succeed to finish their darts matches. But if someone do not wish to participate in BOWLING PRACTICE on 05th of July, it is not forbidden he or she to participate in 1st World Bowling Championship of the Deafblind on 06th of July.
6th of July 2016, Wednesday: 1st World Bowling Championship of the Deafblind
7th of July 2016, Thursday: Touristic programs of sightseeing: you can choose between several options (will be announced soon). Sightseeing is included in participation fee.
8th of July 2016, Friday: 1st World Championship on Track-and-Field Athletics of the Deafblind
9th of July 2016, Saturday: 1st World Amateur Arts Festival of the Deafblind
10th of July 2016, Sunday:Day of departure.

DEADLINE for Registration the 30 of APRIL 2016.
We only kindly ask those who wish to participate, firstly to notify us by short e-mail!
by e-mail to the address:
nadbbg@mbox.contact.bg

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