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Ukrainian celebrities take part in sign alphabet project, photo

In September, it is planned to release a study poster with “Starry alphabet”
11:14, 20 July 2018

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More than thirty Ukrainian starts participated in the creation of “Starry alphabet” of sign language. This was reported by non-governmental organization Vidchui on Facebook page.

A photo protect “Starry alphabet” is aimed at drawing attention to the problem of people with impaired hearing.

According to statistics, every ninth Ukrainian is losing a sense of hearing and often does not know about it. Over 250,000 Ukrainians speak in sign language, but it is not taught in schools even on a basic level.

“We want to convey to all people who cannot hear and those who are losing sense of hearing: “We hear you! We feel you!” One day, everyone will know how to say “hello” and “thank you” in sign language and everyone who is losing hearing will find understanding and support,” the message says.

Andriy Shevchenko, Dmytro Kadnay (Kadnay), Yury Horbunov, Jamala, Maria Efrosinina, Andriy Khlyvnyuk (BoomBox), Monatik, Konstantin Dmitriev (Constantine), Katia Osadcha, Ostap Stupka, Marko Galanevych (Dakha Brakha), Olga Freimut, Vera Brezhneva, Andre Tan, Nataliia Zhyzhchenko (Onuka), Julia Sanina (The Hardkiss), Dmytro Shurov (Pianoбой) and other Ukrainian stars participated in the project.

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It is noted that in September, it is planned to release a study poster with “Starry alphabet.”

As it was reported earlier, Eric Roberts, a famous Hollywood actor, arrived in Odesa, where he will be a special guest at the 9th international movie festival. At the airport he gave a brief interview and called Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian movie director kept in Russia as a political prisoner, a genius and congratulated him on his birthday.

This year OIFF created a special project in support of Oleg Sentsov – a new website section telling the world about Ukrainian film director, screenwriter, writer, public activist, who is illegally detained and sentenced to 12 years in prison in Russia. 

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