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January 1970

WDSA World Down Syndrome Day Disco

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am
Vogelmorn Hall, 13 Vennell St Brooklyn
Wellington City, Wellington 6021 New Zealand

This year to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day we are having an all age disco. We will start with music aimed at toddlers and progress to music for adults at the end of the night. There will be a few games and spot prizes, food and drink. Free Pizza later in the night JDK dance crew and StarJam will also be performing.

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February 2019

KDSP Carnival 2019 – Pakistan

February 24, 2019
DHA Sports Club – Moin Khan Academy, DHA Phase 8
Karachi, Sindh Pakistan

KDSP hosts an annual Carnival as part of its awareness initiative leading up to the World Down Sydnrome Day celebrated internationally on March 21. The purpose of the Carnival is to bring together all people and give them an opportunity to understand that individuals with Down syndrome are more similar than different and deserve the same respect and opportunities in the society that any of us do. This year, the KDSP Carnival 2019 was held on Sunday, February 24, 2018…

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Aspire Award Ceremony – India

February 26, 2019
Merchants Association Hall, Changanacherry, Changanacherry Kavala Road.
Kottayam, Kerala 686536 India

This event was a combination of 3 activities as part of WDSD 2019.1) Recognition of our students those who have completed our Aspire Open Training 2) Honour the companies who joined us in Inclusion Kerala Campaign & provided job opportunities for our students to promote Inclusive living. 3) Annual Newsletter Release 21News. We are the pioneers in Kerala striving to create an 'Inclusive Society'. We started our mission uploading the UN 2013Theme 'Break Barriers, Create Inclusion'. We have successfully implemented…

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March 2019

21 stories over 21 days – Australia

March 1, 2019 - March 22, 2019
Australia, Australia Australia

For 21 days from 1 March to World Down Syndrome Day on 21 March, we will publish online 21 stories by people with Down syndrome on the topic, What Makes Me Proud.There are some wonderful stories to share, starting with Alex Rees on 1 March. Alex is a Warrnambool (Victoria) resident and Meals on Wheels volunteer who uses the proceeds from his art sales to buy Solar Buddy lights for students in Ghana.

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WDSD 2019 Annual Day – India

March 9, 2019
NDLC Hall, Nadakapadam
Kottayam, Kerala 686536 India

Families and well-wishers of individuals having T21 gathered together to cheer the children with their extra ordinary abilities to make the audience laugh and smile. We had lots of cultural programmes along with few awareness talks, prize distribution & refreshments. A day of celebration for families having Kids with T21.

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Photo Exhibition, Hiroshima – Japan

March 12, 2019 - March 24, 2019
Hiroshima City, 3-1 Nakaku Motomachi
Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture Japan

At Hiroshima Central Library, we will exhibit about 50 pictures of people with Down syndrome to show those pictures to visitors of the library. We want to make the visitors happy.

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Social Education Campain for WDSD321 – Japan

March 14, 2019 - March 31, 2019
Office of DSIJ and Ibaraki predfectural DS assoc., 1-36-14 Kan-nondai,
Tsukuba city, Ibaraki pref. 305-0856 Japan

We prepare new poster for WDSD321, 2019 and are distributing through Facebook, Twitter and various mailing lists. Printed posters were put at hospital, school and community centers. We are asking to introduce this day to media as well.

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World Down Syndrome Day 2019 – Singapore

March 16, 2019
Our Tampines Hub, Our Tampines Hub, Central Plaza 1 Tampines Walk
Singapore, 528523 Singapore

We will be celebrating World Down Syndrome Day with a community walk and a family carnival. The walk seeks to raise awareness about Down syndrome in the community and the family carnival is put together by our members and corporate partners.

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Clip N Climb – New Zealand

March 16, 2019
Clip N Climb Wanaka, 50 Cardrona Valley Rd
Wanaka, 9381 New Zealand

The Otago Down Syndrome Association is going to clip n climb in wanaka for wdsd. This is happening on the 16th of March from 11am till 2pm. We will be having a picnic lunch at the venue.We hope to have heaps of fun climbing the rock walls. Please RSVP by 8th March.

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Malang’s World Down Syndrome Day 2019 – Indonesia

March 17, 2019 - March 24, 2019
Malang’s World Down Syndrome Day 2019, RSI Aisyiyah Malang Jl. Sulawesi No.16
Malang, East Java 65117 Indonesia

Children with Down Syndrome's Art Performance (Angklung traditional music, Dance, Poem, Fashion Show, Testimony, Talkshow) to bring awareness to the public that they have ability like others and remove negative stigma.

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ADSA Buddy Walk – New Zealand

March 17, 2019
Tahaki Reserve, 250 Mt Eden Rd Mount Eden
Auckland, 1024 New Zealand

On Sunday 17 March, hundreds of people will gather at Tahaki Reserve in Mt Eden to participate in Auckland Down Syndrome Association's 14th annual Buddy Walk. Buddy Walk is an event that promotes acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome.It is a 3.5 km walk in which anyone can participate without special training and will be followed by a Fun Fair and entertainment. It will include field and stage entertainment, face painters, clowns, live music, food stalls, raffles, great…

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Conference “My Voice” The Voice of young people with Down syndrome” – Nepal

March 17, 2019 - March 25, 2019
Maya Manor Boutique Hotel, Hattisar
Kathmandu, Province-3 44600 Nepal

*Meet the Press*Meeting at Nepal Human Rights Commission with concerned Authorities *Siblings' Support Workshop (Sibling and Carer concern) *Youth Conference "My Voice" the voice of young people with Down syndrome. *Cultural Program *Interaction Program with Army Officer's Wives

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World Down Syndrome Day 2019 – Pakistan

March 21, 2019
NDF PDSA Rehab Center, House No. C-23 Housing Society Nawabshah
Shaheed Benazir Abad, Sindh 67450 Pakistan

World Down syndrome Day 2019 will be observed with 200 Children with Down syndrome in Nawabshah at NDF PDSA Rehab Center. The purpose of the day will be to highlight the importance of the day and needs of children with Down syndrome. The parents will be engaged to exchange their experiences and to share information.

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Celebration of World Down Syndrome Day 2019 – Bangladesh

March 21, 2019
Teacher Student Centre (TSC), University of Dhaka, TSC, University of Dhaka, Nilkhet Road
Dhaka, Dhaka 1000 Bangladesh

Join Us… This is our privilege to announce that being the representative member of Down Syndrome International-UK, Down Syndrome Society of Bangladesh and Department of Communication Disorders, University of Dhaka along with other organizations would like to take the opportunity to observe the 14th World Down Syndrome Day on 21st March, 2019 to create a massive awareness on Down Syndrome. This year we will be observing the day in four other districts like Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Munshiganj and Bogura through…

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World Down Syndrome Day 2019 Celebration – Bangladesh

March 21, 2019
Department of Social Services Auditorium, Agargaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Somajseba Bhabon, Plot No. E-8/B, 1 W Agargaon, Dhaka 1207, Dhaka 1207 Bangladesh

1. Art Competition2. Rally with participation of people with Down syndrome with their parents, social workers, officials of Social Welfare ministry 3. Discussion on World Down Syndrome Day by Social Welfare Minister Mr. Nuruzzaman Ahmed MP, President of Bangladesh Down Syndrome Association will speak on Down syndrome as he is a Prof of Pediatrics.

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Pot Luck for World Down Syndrome Day 2019 – Bhutan

March 21, 2019
Early Learning Centre Primary School/Centenary Park, Wangchu Road
Thimphu, 11001 Bhutan

The event will promote social inclusion since the participants from diverse fields and age groups will be involved and it will also serve as an awareness program as we observe World Down Syndrome Day. We will play games with the children and parents, give prize to the best socks worn and have a pot luck together. Since ABS is still catching on the limelight of the viewers, it is an opportunity to portray what ABS is doing as a organization…

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World Down Syndrome Day 2019 – India

March 21, 2019
Manipal Hospitals, 98, HAL Airport road,
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560 017 India

This event is celebrating awareness of Down syndrome by organizing inspirational talks by Down Champions by creating a platform to showcase their various talents. Also there is an interactive session to address various medical concerns associated with Down syndrome and to discuss new management strategies available with the clinical specialist.

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Lighting and Drama for World Down Syndrome Day 2019 – Nepal

March 21, 2019
Gaddi Baithak, Basantpur Darbar Square
New Road, Province 3 Nepal

Gaddi Baithak ,a historic monument built by Rana Prime Minister Chandra Shumsher in 1908.It is a focal component of UNESCO World Heritage. It has been reconstructed after the devastating earthquake on April 25, 2015. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli inaugurated it on 27th June 2018 . Down Syndrome Association of Nepal is lighting the monument Blue and Yellow , first time after its restoration funded by the US Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation.An awareness drama about Down syndrome would be…

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Fun and Games Afternoon – New Zealand

March 23, 2019
Rolleston College, 631 Springston Rolleston Rd
Rolleston, 7675 New Zealand

The CDSA are having a Fun and Games afternoon at the Rolleston College on Saturday 23rd March. Afternoon tea will be provided. There will be games, dancing and even a magic show to keep everyone entertained! Hope to see you all there!

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Sehat bersama anak-anak istimewa – Indonesia

March 31, 2019
Lapangan Potorono Banguntapan, Lapangan Potorono Banguntapan Bantul Yogyakarta
Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta 55184 Indonesia

Dalam rangka Memperingati Hari Down syndrom dunia, diadakan acara senam sehat bersama, berpentas seni musik dan seni rupa kepada anak-anak istimewa se-indonesia yang akan di adakan di Yogyakarta, sehingga potensi anak-anak down syndrom berkembang dan mandiri. Dan juga meningkatkan kepedulian kepada masyarakat tentang keberadaan anak down syndrom.

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April 2019

The Spring of Honey Tangxing, we will fly together in the third World Tang – China

April 13, 2019
Baoshan Innovation Galaxy – Yuanchuang, 1328 Yixian Road Baoshan District
Shanghai, Shanghai 200000 China

On Saturday, April 13th, nearly a thousand people will gather in the Xinyefang Park, Baoshan District, Shanghai, China, to participate the activity- Sweet Down&Autistic children' Spring held by the Shanghai Soong Ching Ling Foundation-Hope Star Charitable Fund and Shanghai Ciyuan Love Foundation. The spirit of the activity is children with Down syndrome and Autistm Join hands to Fly in Spring and the 3rd World Down Syndrome Day Charity Walk, love ambassador star Jujingyi will perform interactive performances, and there will…

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February 2020

World Down Syndrome Day Thailand 2020

February 18, 2020 - February 19, 2020
3th Floor, Atrium Zone, Central World, Bangkok, 999/9 Rama I Rd, Pathum Wan
Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand

We are setting up this event to create awareness of Down Syndrome Society in Thailand. And this year concept is ArtAble, we believe all the down syndrome children can do, can be like everyone. and the art skill is the angle which the like the most. They have creativity to create something art. And this year we have collaborated with Thailand Famous Fashion Photographer - Surachai Saengsuwan, who take the picture with Art Drawing style. Let's see our exhibition and…

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World Down Syndrome Day Kickoff Event 2020

February 24, 2020
Ushigome Tansu Kumin Hall, 15 Tansu-machi, Shinjuku-ku
Tokyo, 162-0833 Japan

Presentations of 3 advocates, Live Performance of Insheart (2 doctors, a singer and a guitar player) with a song based on words from people with DS, Tate(Sword) Performance by advocates.

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March 2020

World Down Syndrome Day Community Lunch

March 18, 2020
Kyneton Mechanics Institute, 81 Mollison Street
Kyneton, Victoria 3444 Australia

Join us for lunch to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day. David Currie, who is on the Board of Directors of Greater Victoria Down Syndrome Society, Canada will be a guest speaker along with his beautiful son Remy. Part of the lunch proceeds will be donated to Down Syndrome Australia to help support the great work they do and there will also be a donation tin. We'd love you to be part of this important day. The cost of lunch for…

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March 20, 2020
St.ANDREWS AUDITORIUM BANDRA (W) MUMBAI INDIA on 20th March 2020, St.Andrews auditorium St.Dominic Road Bandra west
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050 India

Forty Five of our Rock stars with Down Syndrome performing Dance and Music Skit etc to an audience of around 800 on 20th March FRIDAY TO Entertain and CREATE AWARENESS about their capabilities .

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WDSA World Down Syndrome Day Disco

March 21, 2020
Vogelmorn Hall, 13 Vennell St Brooklyn
Wellington City, Wellington 6021 New Zealand

This year to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day we are having an all age disco. We will start with music aimed at toddlers and progress to music for adults at the end of the night. There will be a few games and spot prizes, food and drink. Free Pizza later in the night JDK dance crew and StarJam will also be performing.

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NorthlandDSSG Lots of Rocks Hatea Loop Walk

March 21, 2020
Hatea Loop, Hatea Drive
Whangarei, New Zealand

On Saturday 21st March 2020, The Northland Down Syndrome Support Group will be celebrating World Down Syndrome Day with a walk around Whangarei’s Hatea Loop whilst hiding painted rocks along the way to raise awareness of Down Syndrome in the community. Register at www.northlanddssg.org

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CDSA World Down Syndrome Day

March 21, 2020
Roy Stokes Hall, 146 Seaview Road
New Brighton, New Zealand

On Saturday 21st March 2020 at 1pm, CDSA will be celebrating World Down Syndrome Day with a fun afternoon of Circus training! Tickets cost $5 per person or $15 for a family. The ticket prices include the show and refreshments. Register at www.cdsa.org.nz/wdsd2020

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World Down Syndrome Day Photo Exhibit 2020

March 21, 2020
S’Maison at Conrad Manila, Marina Way Seaside Boulevard Mall of Asia Complex
Pasay City, Metro Manila 1300 Philippines

** This event has been postponed ** Best Buddies Philippines together with world renowned beauty photographer, Sara Black, will celebrate World Down Syndrome Day in partnership with the Down Syndrome Association of the Philippines, A Child's D.R.E.A.M., SM Cares, and Epilogue, to bring awareness to the beauty, love, and joy that people with an extra chromosome are blessed with. This photo exhibit will feature 21 subjects in a celebration of Trisomy 21 and the families that love them.

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Buddy Walk

March 22, 2020
Tahake Reserve, 250 Mount Eden Road
Auckland, New Zealand

On Sunday 22 March the Auckland Down Syndrome Association will hold the 15th Annual Buddy Walk. This is an easy 3.5 km walk around the base of Mt Eden starting at Tahaki Reserve in Mt Eden Road. Buddy Walk is an all ages, fun, family event. Share your photos on the big day by using the hashtag #BuddyWalkAkl

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