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The Torres park vibrate to the rhythm of rock, pop and samba to celebrate the cry of Asido in Cartagena (28/09/2016)

Cartagena will join in one voice to shout in unison for the integration of people with Down syndrome intellectual ydiscapacidad.

The Festival El Grito de Asido be held on Saturday, October 8, in the Torres Park with the aim of raising funds to continue working for the integration of this group.

The concert is organized by the Asido association and the City of Cartagena and meet this year its fourth edition.

Councillor for Social Services City of Cartagena, Carmen Martin, accompanied by Councilman Area Quality of Life, Francisco Calderon, has been commissioned to make known today, Sept. 28, in elPalacio Hall every detail of the concert.

The mayor was accompanied by the president of Asido Cartagena, Juan Carrasco.

During this presentation it is projected a video in which children Asido unite their voices to shout to achieve their dreams and desires and attain a more in society.

If there is something that move the masses in this country is music, for this reason, Carmen Martin believes that the concert will be a success.

A fancy occasion, according to the mayor, to bet on solidarity and shows how important it is for the City Council to remove barriers and open doors to opportunities for all persons with disabilities.

The benefits to be obtained from ticket sales will go entirely to the program The club game that promotes inclusion of children with Down syndrome and intellectual disabilities with the rest of their peers in their schools.

The project will serve to children with and without disabilities learn to play and have fun together in schools.

In this respect Juan Carrasco stressed that the integration is not performed in schools is barren and denounced that since Asido have perceived that integration in ordinary schools is a step back.

According to Carrasco ten years eighty percent of people with Down syndrome attending regular schools and today this figure does not reach fifty percent.

Francisco Calderon, meanwhile, has joined the words of the president of Asido and denounced the recortessufridos at regional level on Social Affairs, Equality and Integration and the mayor took the opportunity to ask the Ministries of Health and Education no cuts are made in these matters.

The groups that collaborate and act selflessly be high voltage, Mississippiband and D'Akokan.

These local bands relive the best Spanish pop of the 80s and 90s with versions of High Voltage Rock & Roll Mississippiband and classic samba and Brazilian rhythms come from the hand of D'Akokan.

The concert will begin at 22:00 but the auditorium and bars open at 21:30 pm.


Tickets are on sale at a price of 6 euros, carrying a drink included.

The outlets are:

Carrots (Calle Santa Florentina)

Mr. Witt coffee (San Roque)

The Youth Resource Centre (paseo Alfonso XIII)

Asido Association (polygon Santa Ana)

Via the Internet at the following website

Torres Park Box Office

Source: Ayuntamiento de Cartagena

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