Three theatres, as integral part of Universal Empowerment Centre (UEC), was unveiled today to provide performance opportunities to the differently abled. UEC is a dream project of Gopinath Muthukad, Executive Director of DAC to accomplish the employment needs for the differently abled.
Magic of darkness is a stage for visually challenged. Magic of Silence is a stage for hearing challenges. Magic of Miracle is a stage for physically challenged. All the three theatres hold a richness with international standard. Tiffany Brar, founder of Jyothirgamaya & social activist, who has challenges in vision, Abhinaya Anand, renowned south Indian actress, who has challenges with hearing and speaking, Krithi Parek, a magician known as India’s first test tube baby have jointly opened the three theatres to the differently abled.
Followed by the inauguration the shows performed at all the three theatres by the differently abled. Sreekanth & Parvathy (Challenges with visibility) performed with a song, Aparna & Athira (challenged with hearing and speech) made wonders with magic performance. Mohammad Asheeb & Rahul jointly performed a dance with drawing, a miracle performance showcased at the third stage called Magic of Miracle.
Shyla Thomas, DAC Advisory board member welcomed the audience. Jaya Dali, Chairperson of State PwD welfare presided over the event. Harikrihnan, Operations Director of UST Global was honored by Abhinaya and Krithi Parek. UST Global is the sponsor of Magic of silence. Gopinath Muthukad honored Tiffany Brar, Abhinaya and Krithi Parek.
At present, UEC is equipped with the facilities of Autism Therapy Centre, Horticulture Therapy, Different Sports Centre, Research Centre and many more centres to come up and the works are going on at full swing. “All the facilities at the centres in the UEC will be provided at free of cost to the differently abled”, said Gopinath Muthukad, Executive Director of Different Art Centre.