Switzerland 2020-2019. MOPS_DanceSyndrome

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Switzerland. Canton Ticino. Locarno. Fauni Theater.  MOPS_DanceSyndrome is an independent Swiss artistic, cultural and social organisation operating in the field of contemporary dance and disability. It is composed only of Down dancers. Five dancers; Vinzenz Häussermann (L), Simone Lunardi (LC), Amedea Aloisi (RC) and Elisabetta Montobbio (R) are training researching movements with balloons under the supervision of Camilla Stanga, MOPS dance teacher (Top Center). Rhythm, movements, game and joy. The balloons are usually used during birthdays celebrations with written words Tanti Auguri (Best wishes). Down syndrome (DS or DNS), also known as trisomy 21, is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or part of a third copy of chromosome 21 It is usually associated with physical growth delays, mild to moderate intellectual disability, and characteristic facial features. 5.12.2019 © 2019 Didier Ruef