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December 7, 2005

IDEA Philippines Deaf Festival

From: IDEA Philippines - Dc 7, 2005

On December 8, 9, and 10, IDEA Philippines will once again be celebrating it's Annual Deaf Festival. This will mark the 22nd year of the Festival. Deaf children and adults from all over the province of Bohol, Philippines, come together for three days for fellowship, games, sports, and fun. This year the Festival is being held at the new Bohol Deaf Academy campus in Tagbilaran City. Around 400 Deaf are expected to attend this years event.

On December 10th, all the IDEA Philippines sponsored elementary and high school students will be treated to a Christmas shopping trip to the local mall. Each child is given a minimum of P750 pesos to buy what ever they want. IDEA is supporting 272 deaf students.