The much-anticipated International Purple Fest, Goa – 2024, a groundbreaking festival celebrating persons with disabilities, has announced free registration for delegates registering under the ‘Individuals’ and ‘Organisations’ categories.
Organized by the Office of the State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, Government of Goa, in collaboration with the Directorate of Social Welfare, Govt of Goa and the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Govt of India the festival is set to captivate attendees from January 8 to 13, 2024, in Panaji, Goa.
Shri. Guruprasad Pawaskar, the Goa State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities stated that objective behind organising International Purple Fest, Goa – 2024, is to foster a diverse dialogue on building an inclusive society where diversity is embraced. He called on people from across the globe to register for the fest and be part of this Purple Movement.
Pawaskar said, “The organising team of the International Purple Fest, Goa, has curated Think Tank sessions centered on health, education, employment, accessibility, and disaster management. The aim is to increase awareness about the difficulties Persons with Disabilities encounter in these domains and suggest potential solutions. Additionally, a variety of fun activities, including Cruise Rides, Bird Trails, Movie Screenings, Drum Circles, and Stargazing sessions, are planned for the participants.”
Adding Pawaskar said, “Additionally, the Experience Zone will host diverse simulation activities for policymakers, bureaucrats, educational institutions, and the general audience, providing insights into navigating life with a disability. Furthermore, there will be various National and International-level sports championships as part of the fest.”
*To register for India’s one-of-a-kind inclusive festival visit the official site [http://www.purplefest.goa.gov.in/]*
*The International Purple Fest, Goa – 2024 comprises nine tracks, namely:*
1) Purple Conventions
2) Purple Think Tank
3) Purple Experience Zone
4) Purple Exhibition
5) Purple Fun
6) Purple Rain
7) Purple Kalieodoscope
8) Purple Sports
9) Purple Spectrum