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BLACK BOX ON THE HELPFEST FESTIVAL / DEVÍN CASTLE / JÚN 8, 2019 

The interactive object Black Box opens its summer season on the summer festivals 2019 via its first event on the Helpfest festival under the Devín castle. The festival idea is to present the world of handicapped to the seeing public. Black Box and its accompanying actions will present to the festival public.˜

THE BLACK BOX SUCCESSFUL PRESENTATION AT ZŠ KNIEŽAŤA PRIBINU / NITRA

Within the idea of experience and cognitive spread of the world of blind for general public via BLACK BOX events – the organizer is headed the project toward the various institutions, schools, public spaces and festivals. The new, tent version of BLACK BOX object allows to present this event more flexible – in the smaller spaces, in the interiors and during the whole year. The BLACK BOXtent was successfully presented in March 2019 at ZŠ kniežaťa Pribinu in Nitra, which is project co-organizer as well. During the one-day presentation more than 120 children crossed into the absolute darkness of object to – by own “eyes”– experience making the breakfast, walk with white stick, learn the base of Braill Alphabet and many of various aids for blind.˜

BLACK BOXtent

The BLACK BOX object has been presented to general public since 2015. The fruitfulness of project within the general public and requirements of various institutions to present object – called to idea to make lighter and more flexible version. At 2019 BLACK BOXtent was made – the tent version of heavy object, which consistently maintained the original idea, design a accompanying actions. The BLACK BOXtent was successfully presented at the co-organizing school – ZŠ kniežaťa Pribinu in Nitra – for the first time on March, 2019.The BLACK BOXtent will be presented on basic and secondary schools at an early date. 

BLACK BOX AT POHODA FESTIVAL 2018

The object BLACK BOX and its accompanying actions (The SensibleSidewalk, The Flowerbed for Blind and exhibition of works of blind children from A Tulip For You project) was held on July 5 –7, 2018 at the biggest Slovak music festival POHODA2018. There were 650 visitors entering to the Black Box object during three festival days! Most of all the organizer was very pleased to see the enormous interest of families with children, who playfully “read” the Braill Alphabet, bravely walked with white stick and sidewalk, and “read” various types of herbs from Flowerbed For Blind.The Black Box thanks to festival POHODA organizer for possibility to present event BLACK BOX at festival, thanks to tens of visitors for hours and hours of waiting to entrance to object and thanks to 12 BlackBox volunteers, who professionally and patiently via their lectures „served“ 650 visitors of BLACK BOX event.