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Calendar

2006

27.06. the foundation meeting of the non-profit organisation MTÜ Kakora took place.

15.08. MTÜ Kakora was registered/entered into the registry.

The project ”Unique Tactile Books for Disabled Children” (October 2006 - October 2007), which was supported by the Gambling Tax Board/the Ministry of Education and Research resulted in the creation of three unique tactile books: two books based on folk stories titled The Wolf and Ice-Fishing and The Fox Goes Fishing and a fairytale book titled Little Red Riding Hood. Read more on www.sarasyl.com

19.10. tactile books were presented in Pärnu at a reader’s conference organised by the Estonian Library for the Blind.

27.10. the general meeting of MTÜ Kakora took place.



2007

March: a competition the aim of which was to encourage people to make tactile books in Estonia was announced in order to receive new books that could be sent to the competition that was to be organised in Dijon, France at the end of the year.

27.04-28.04. tactile books were presented in Haapsalu during the children’s literature days organised at the Central Library of Lääne County.

04.05. tactile books were presented at the Tartu Toy Museum.

05.05. tactile books were presented at the hall of the South Estonian Association of the Blind.

07.05. the seminar titled ”The Pilot Days of Audio description” was held at the Tallinn University.

08.05. ”The Pilot Days of Audio description” at the Tartu Toy Museum.

06.06.-09.06. Kadi Sarapuu participated at the meeting of the T&T lead group in Erfurt, Germany in order for us to be able to take part in tactile book competitions in France in the future.

19.07. tactile books were presented at the Lustjala playland in Kuressaare.

01.07-31.12 another three tactile books were made on the order of the Estonian Library for the Blind and with the help of the financial support received from the Gambling Tax Board/the Ministry of Culture and the Estonian Library for the Blind. Peter the Potato and Autumn introduced nature to children and Teeth Brothers was a book written in verse form.

30.09. The Estonian jury assessed and selected the tactile books to be sent to Dijon, France at the hall of the North Estonian Association of the Blind.

-.10. we participated at the conference titled “Making Cultural Heritage Truly Inclusive. Prospects of Accessibility in Nordic Museums” organised in Helsinki.

16.10. the opening of textile artist Jenni-Juulia Wallinheimo’s exhibition titled ”Pretty Cripple” and the presentation of the first exhibition accompanied by descriptive interpretation at the Activity Centre for the Disabled located at Endla 59, Tallinn. An overview of the exhibition was broadcast by the Estonian Television (ETV) in the programme “Puutepunkt” aired on 25.11.

06.11-10.11 participating as jury members at the T&T competition held in Dijon, France.

12.11. participating at the seminar titled ”Kuvailutulkkaus kulttuurilaitoksiin!”. The seminar was meant for the cultural heads of cultural establishments.



2008

22.02. the presentation of tactile books, the shooting of ETV’s programme “Puutepunkt”.

“Puutepunkt” was aired on 30.03. and “Bionina” on 17.03.

26.2. tactile books were presented at the Emajõe School in Tartu.

29.2. the T&T special prize was handed over to Liis Raudsepp in Tallinn at the concert-ceremony of the North Estonian Association of the Blind dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia.

22.03. tactile books were presented at the library of Kärdla on the island of Hiiumaa.

24.03. the annual meeting of MTÜ Kakora took place.

25.03.-11.04. the exhibition titled ”Pretty Cripple”  and the presentation of the exhibition accompanied by audio description at the Y Gallery in Tartu.

28.8. tactile books were presented on TV3’s programme “Tähetund”. The programme was aired on 05.09.

19.09-21.09. international courses in pottery for the visually impaired took place in Helsinki.

03.10. participating at the seminar titled, ”25 years of Tactile Books in Finland” organised in Helsinki.

21.10. tactile books were presented at the Helen’s School in Tallinn.

22.10. the meeting of MTÜ Kakora in order to amend the articles of association took place.

01.12-15.12 an exhibition titled “SINASÖPRUS-SINUNKAUPAT featuring the pottery made during the weekend was held.



2009

04.01. participating at the events of Louis Braille, the creator of the Braille script at the Viru Keskus shopping centre in Tallinn and at the Tasku shopping centre in Tartu.

05.01-31.01. the exhibition titled “SINASÖPRUS-SINUNKAUPAT” was held in Tallinn

25.02-31.03. the exhibition titled “SINASÖPRUS-SINUNKAUPAT” was held in Tartu.

11.03. the opening of the exhibition titled ”The Animal Collective” and the audio description of the exhibition at the Tallinn Art Hall. TV3 broadcasted an overview of the event on a programme aired on 12.03.

13.04-21.05. the exhibition titled “SINASÖPRUS-SINUNKAUPAT” was held in Pärnu.

18.05. a seminar for guides titled ”The accessibility of Culture for Everyone” was organised in cooperation with KUMU.

The Estonian feature film titled Ruudi accompanied by audio description was shown:

in Tartu on 21.05.09

in Pärnu on 22.05.09

in Kuressaare on 24.05.09

in Tallinn on 25.05.09

in Haapsalu on 18.06.09

in Viljandi on 19.06.09

The audio description was done by Mart Aas from Lugu OÜ  

14 Oct 2009: The theatre troupe of the Finnish association for the promotion of culture among visually impaired people kicked off an Estonia tour, by performing a play about the life of Louis Braille in Tartu and in Viljandi (in the evening of the same day).

15 Oct 2009: the Finnish troupe gave two performances in Tallinn, performing the play about the life of Louis Braille.
The same day, a walk in the city took place, called “In Tallinn with a White Cane”.
At noon, the events dedicated to the 200th anniversary of Louis Braille ended with a gala at the Estonian Health-Care Museum where awards were presented to the participants in the “Six Points” essay competition. MTÜ Kakora presented all award winners with books that have won the Tactus competition.

16 Oct to 13 Nov 2009: “Muutumine – Muutos” art exhibition by two visually impaired artists from Finland (Maarit Hedman and Ismo Tilanto), at the Tallinn community centre for people with disabilities.

18 Nov 2009: presentation of tactile books at boarding school no. 1.

4 Dec 2009 to 31 Jan 2010: “Muutumine – Muutos” art exhibition at the Kondas Centre in Viljandi.

18 Dec 2009: presentation of tactile books at the Viljandi Culture Academy of the University of Tartu.



2010

19 Feb to 6 March 2010: “Muutumine – Muutos” art exhibition at Loov gallery in Tartu.

4 April 2010: annual meeting of MTÜ Kakora

18 May 2010: premiere of the first-ever play in Estonia that offers descriptive translation (“Three Men in a Boat” at Ugala theatre in Viljandi). The descriptive translation was done by freelance actor Mart Aas.

5 June 2010: finger painting course in Tallinn for visually impaired people, supervised by Maarit Hedman, a visually impaired artist from Finland.

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