Culture

The association produces an array of culture and arts for people of all ages in Finnish Sign Language. Cultural events play an important social role in the Deaf community.
The events play an important social role in the Deaf community. In addition to experiencing culture, the events also offer participants an opportunity to discuss the changes and development of the Deaf signing community.
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The culture production staff of the Finnish Association of the Deaf arranges diverse cultural events in Finnish Sign Language. The main events are the National Culture Days, a culture event for Deaf seniors, and a film festival. The association’s culture production also arranges a diversity of international cultural events. The events play an important social role in the Deaf community.  In addition to experiencing culture, the events also offer participants an opportunity to discuss the changes and development of the Deaf signing community.

The association’s culture production maintains a network of signing amateurs, artists and cultural actors. It also cooperates with other actors and organizations in the field of culture, in order to make other culture- and arts events accessible to sign language users

Page updated 19.4.2016