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ΚΕΑΤ: “40 years of the revolt of the blind”,

With great success was held in ΚΕΑΤ, the event “40 years of the… uprising of the blind”, on Wednesday 18 May. The courtyard of the Centre proved to be ideal to accommodate the crowd that gathered to honor the important match of the blind and watched the historical documentary of Mary Hatzimichalis Παπαλιού, for the first time with audio description (AD) and (SDH) subtitles for the deaf/s by the Movement of Artists with disabilities.The event welcomed and sent messages, the members of the Steering Committee of the Race: the Minister of Interior and Administrative Reconstruction, mr. Panagiotis Κουρουμπλής, the General Secretary of the National Federation of the Blind, ca. Friday Τζαβαλιά, the President of the Panhellenic Association of the Blind, mr. Elias Μαργιόλας, the President of the ΕΣΑμεΑ mr Ioannis Vardakastanis and the State of the United Trade union Movement, mr Harris Chourdakis. It also welcomed the Director – activist with a disability, a representative of the Movement of Artists with Disabilities, mr. Antonis Ρέλλας, and the Director of the Documentary, miss. Mary Hatzimichalis – Παπαλιού.Honorary plaques were awarded by the Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Security and Social Solidarity, mrs. Theano Fotiou, the Hellenic Association of the Blind, for his decisive contribution to the struggle of the blind, and the director miss. Παπαλιού, by the Minister of Interior and Administrative Reconstruction, mr. Panagiotis Κουρουμπλή and the Movement of Artists with Disabilities, for the excellent depiction of the events, a legacy that will remain forever be reminded of the important achievements of the blind for empowerment, self-management and autonomy…we Thank the co-organisers, the National Federation of the Blind, the Panhellenic Association of the Blind and Movement Artists with Disabilities, as well as the outstanding presenter of the event, the actor Giorgos Kimoulis, who participated then in the movie.The event was graced by the presence of the: Deputy Minister of Labour, Social Security and Social Solidarity, mrs. Theano Fotiou, Minister of Interior and Administrative Reconstruction, mr. Panagiotis Κουρουμπλής, the former President of the Greek Parliament, mr. Apostolos Kaklamanis, mp of SYRIZA, mr. Ioannis Theonas, the former member State of the New Republic, ca. Freedom Μπερνιδάκη, the General Secretary for Welfare, mr Dimitris Καρέλλας, the President of the OASA, mr. Anastasios Ταστάνης, the Director of the office of the Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Security and Social Solidarity, Freedom Τσακιροπούλου and Office colleagues, ladies Patty Sotiropoulou and Katerina Shadow, the Head of D/division of Disabled persons of the Ministry of Labour, miss. Friday Μανθοπούλου, the deputy Mayor of Social Policy of Municipality of Kallithea, ca. Anna Paschou and the partner of the Mayor of Kallithea, mr. Apostle Daskalopoulos, the representative of the Minister of Education, mrs. Vasso Markakis, the Honorary President of the Association of Special Education Staff Special Education, Attica, greece, ca. Poppy George, the representatives of the Ecologist Greens and the Mep mrs. Kon/nash Kuneva. We thank the President of the Lighthouse for the Blind, mr. Emmanuel Μπασιά as well as the Vice-presidents, General Secretary and Treasurer of the BOARD of directors, the Eugenides Foundation and the representatives of all the stakeholders.Thank you to our sponsors, ERT, OASA and whole foods for their kind sponsorship.Finally, we thank the BOARD of directors of the ΚΕΑΤ, the former Governors of the Centre, mr Παπαρούπα, mr It and mrs. Τσιλιμιγκάκη, all employees of the ΚΕΑΤ-Avant-garde and of the CC.P.SEQ. Vestal virgins, former and current, the association of parents and students of the ΚΕΑΤ, and all those who honoured our event with their presence.THE COMMANDER AND ΠΡΟΕΔΡΟΣΔ.P. THE ΚΕΑΤΠΑΝΑΓΙΩΤΑ I. ΛΕΩΤΣΑΚΟΥ

With great success was held in ΚΕΑΤ, the event “40 years of the… uprising of the blind”, on Wednesday 18 May. The courtyard of the Centre proved to be ideal to accommodate the crowd that gathered to honor the important match of the blind and watched the historical documentary of Mary Hatzimichalis Παπαλιού, for the first time with audio description (AD) and (SDH) subtitles for the deaf/s by the Movement of Artists with disabilities.
The event welcomed and sent messages, the members of the Steering Committee of the Race: the Minister of Interior and Administrative Reconstruction, mr. Panagiotis Κουρουμπλής, the General Secretary of the National Federation of the Blind, ca. Friday Τζαβαλιά, the President of the Panhellenic Association of the Blind, mr. Elias Μαργιόλας, the President of the ΕΣΑμεΑ mr Ioannis Vardakastanis and the State of the United Trade union Movement, mr Harris Chourdakis. It also welcomed the Director – activist with a disability, a representative of the Movement of Artists with Disabilities, mr. Antonis Ρέλλας, and the Director of the Documentary, miss. Mary Hatzimichalis – Παπαλιού.
Honorary plaques were awarded by the Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Security and Social Solidarity, mrs. Theano Fotiou, the Hellenic Association of the Blind, for his decisive contribution to the struggle of the blind, and the director miss. Παπαλιού, by the Minister of Interior and Administrative Reconstruction, mr. Panagiotis Κουρουμπλή and the Movement of Artists with Disabilities, for the excellent depiction of the events, a legacy that will remain forever be reminded of the important achievements of the blind for empowerment, self-management and autonomy…
We thank the co-organisers, the National Federation of the Blind, the Panhellenic Association of the Blind and Movement Artists with Disabilities, as well as the outstanding presenter of the event, the actor Giorgos Kimoulis, who participated then in the movie.
The event was graced by the presence of the: Deputy Minister of Labour, Social Security and Social Solidarity, mrs. Theano Fotiou, Minister of Interior and Administrative Reconstruction, mr. Panagiotis Κουρουμπλής, the former President of the Greek Parliament, mr. Apostolos Kaklamanis, mp of SYRIZA, mr. Ioannis Theonas, the former member State of the New Republic, ca. Freedom Μπερνιδάκη, the General Secretary for Welfare, mr Dimitris Καρέλλας, the President of the OASA, mr. Anastasios Ταστάνης, the Director of the office of the Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Security and Social Solidarity, Freedom Τσακιροπούλου and Office colleagues, ladies Patty Sotiropoulou and Katerina Shadow, the Head of D/division of Disabled persons of the Ministry of Labour, miss. Friday Μανθοπούλου, the deputy Mayor of Social Policy of Municipality of Kallithea, ca. Anna Paschou and the partner of the Mayor of Kallithea, mr. Apostle Daskalopoulos, the representative of the Minister of Education, mrs. Vasso Markakis, the Honorary President of the Association of Special Education Staff Special Education, Attica, greece, ca. Poppy George, the representatives of the Ecologist Greens and the Mep mrs. Kon/nash Kuneva. We thank the President of the Lighthouse for the Blind, mr. Emmanuel Μπασιά as well as the Vice-presidents, General Secretary and Treasurer of the BOARD of directors, the Eugenides Foundation and the representatives of all the stakeholders.
Thank you to our sponsors, ERT, OASA and whole foods for their kind sponsorship.
Finally, we thank the BOARD of directors of the ΚΕΑΤ, the former Governors of the Centre, mr Παπαρούπα, mr It and mrs. Τσιλιμιγκάκη, all employees of the ΚΕΑΤ-Avant-garde and of the CC.P.SEQ. Vestal virgins, former and current, the association of parents and students of the ΚΕΑΤ, and all those who honoured our event with their presence.
THE COMMANDER AND PRESIDENT
D.P. THE ΚΕΑΤ
ΠΑΝΑΓΙΩΤΑ I. ΛΕΩΤΣΑΚΟΥ


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