HANDS! Festival 2020 [POSTPONED!]

NOTE: Due to COVID-19, the festival is postponed to 12 June 2021. For up-to-date information please see the HANDS! Festival 2021 page.

Poster of HANDS! 2020 Festival on Sign Languages and Deaf Studies. 18 Sep 2020. Volkhuis, Apothekersdijk 33 Leiden, Netherlands.

On 19 September 2020, Leiden University presents the HANDS! Festival to showcase the beauty of sign languages in Africa and the Netherlands, on the occasion of World Deaf Day and the Leiden Africa Year. The HANDS! Festival features performances of the winning contributions of a sign language literature competition in various African countries, pop up talks by sign language researchers, and performances of deaf artists in the Netherlands.

UPDATE: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, HANDS! Festival is postponed to 12 June 2021 and will take place online. For more information and to register please visit the HANDS! Festival 2021 page.