A caravan road show launched by Shanghai government's
Information Office and Shanghai Disabled Persons' Federation, under
the theme of "approaching and supporting Special Olympics",
bombarded a community center at the Second Ruijin Road, in downtown
Luwan District, Shanghai, on Tuesday.
students Lu You and Bao Jiahui perform a Latin dance on July 31st,
With passionate Latin and other dances accompanied by rhythmic
percussion beats, the caravan road show attracted many local
residents and high school students. Those from several special
needs schools and members of a "Home of Sunshine" center also
brought wonderful performances before the audience.
Athletes for the Special Olympics also sang songs and gave a
live dragon dance.
The show came to its climax when Zhou Baomei, designer of the
emblem of the upcoming Shanghai Special Olympics, posed on stage
with her mentally handicapped students, highlighting the theme of
the 2007 Special Olympics Summer Games, "I know I can".
students and their teachers color the "eye expression" emblem of
the Special Olympics on July 31, 2007.
A portrait of Zhou Baomei,
designer of the Special Olympics emblem, drawn by her mentally
handicapped students, is shown to her on July 31st,
A mentally handicapped
child wins cheers for her wonderful performance on July 31st,
(CRI August 2, 2007)