EASPD Interest Group on Arts and Culture Meeting
A meeting of EASPD Interest Group on Arts and Culture was held in Podgorica, Montenegro, on 28 October 2017. On behalf of Bulgaria Mr Georgi Georgiev, NASO President, and Ms Anelia Atanasova, representative of Agency for Social Development Vision, took part in the event.
The meeting took place within the EASPD General Assembly and it aimed to discuss the Association's new strategy. EASPD presented several good practices from Europe, including the experience and activities of Art House at Agency for Social Development Vision.
A proposal was put forward to organize an exhibition of arts and culture-related items made by people with disabilities within the next EASPD conference in Varna in June 2018.
Ongoing arts and culture-related projects of the members of IG on Arts were also presented. It was commented that the IG's action plan was being implemented successfully and that it was advisable to work more closely with the other EASPD Interest Groups and Standing Committees in the future, especially those dealing with assistive technologies.
The next meeting of the Interest Group on Arts will be held in Varna in June 2018.