People with special needs got to show off their artistic side during the
second Pavlov Festival that took place in Kyiv on Sept. 15-23. Kyivans
got a chance to see paintings, installations and performances by peole
who suffer from mental illnesses. The event is a joint effort by the
city government and the nongovernmental organizations to integrate such
people into society to a greater degree. People with limitations often
face stigma in Ukraine, partly due to lack of knowledge about mental
diseases and their sufferers. You can find more information about the
festival on its website: www.pavlov-fest.kiev.ua (in Ukrainian only).
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