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Switzerland. Canton Ticino. Gordola. Simone Lunardi stands in his bedroom with posters and records of his favorite Italian singer, Laura Pausini. Simone Lunardi is a dancing member of MOPS_DanceSyndrome which 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. 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. Laura Pausini  (born 16 May 1974) is an Italian pop singer-songwriter, record producer and television personality. She is an international success musician selling millions of records. Gordola is a municipality in the district of Locarno. 31.01.2020 © 2020 Didier Ruef