Exhibition for handicapped to showcase talents

A handicraft item on display at the "Riveli Awards" ceremony to recognize and acknowledge people with disabilities held in Islamic Center. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Gender Ministry has announced an exhibition for people with disabilities to showcase their talents.

The applications to take part in the exhibition are open until November 14 and will be held from December 1-3. Exhibitors will have the opportunity to showcase their talents, promote and sell their products and merchandise.

The exhibition called “Riveli Exhibition” will allow handicapped individuals to further develop their craft and gain technical assistance in their areas as well as increase their role and importance in the community, according to the Ministry.

The exhibition will be held in four categories.

They are:

  • Art
  • Cake and pastry design
  • Fashion design
  • Handicraft

Previous such activities have also been held successfully to showcase the talents of people with disabilities.