Start 11:00 | End 22:00


_” Walk into their shoes” / Start point: Athinagora sq. (Mitropolis)  (11:00 – 12:15)
1st Team: Alexopoulou Nefeli, Zorba Despoina, Tsertou Dimitra
2nd Team: Mastrantonaki Androniki, Mpakali Konstantina

Participants will have the chance to walk a route, along with three different groups of people in special needs, in order to face the same difficulties with them in their attempt to move in the city.


_”Fix your city” / Start point: 1st High School of Chania (Daskalogianni & El. Venizelou st.)  (12:30 – 13:30)
Chania Municipality

Citizens and visitors will have the chance to follow a specific route in the city of Chania along with a municipal crew. The aim is to fix specific damages of public space.


_”Let’s tango in p_public!” / Giali Tzamisi sq.  (21:15 – 22:00)
ACCORDIA LIVE MILONGA feat. Alexia Katsanevaki
(Tsamalikos Makis, Dounavis Petros, Boikos Ilias)

The band ACCORDIA | tango & more will present a music/dance event in two parts, oriented to an alternative use of the specific public space.



Centre for Mediterranean Architecture

Start 18:00 | End 20:45


_Sign me in your life  (18:00 – 18:15)
Kouzelis Spiros, Psychologist AUTH, MSc UOM
Georgokostopoulos Christos, Occupational therapist TEI of Athens, MSc AUTH


_Cultural company ‘dot2dot’  (18:15 – 18:30)
Vraka Christina, Theologist, MA AUTH, Special Educator UOA
Kartsiakli Vasiliki, Archaeologist, MA AUTH, Certified Tourist Guide AUTH


_Movement of Disabled Artists  (18:30 – 18:45)
Trypsiani Eirini, Architect Eng. IUAV
Tsalis Panagiotis, PhD Civil Eng. AUTH
Patiniotaki Emmanouela, PhD Researcher, Academic of Translation Technologies and Accessibility


_Discussion  (18:45 – 19:00)

_Break  (19:00 – 19:30)


_Legislation on Accessibility in Public Space and application problems (19:30 – 19:45)
Ministry of Environment and Energy, Directorate of Architecture, Building Regulations and Permits – Griva Maria, Architect Eng., March NTUA


_Sustainable urban mobility in historic centers (19:45 – 20:00)
Dimelli Despina, Architect Eng., MSc & PhD NTUA, assistant professor TUC – dpt of Architecture


_Sport facilities and accessibility of athletes with disabilities in Chania (20:00 – 20:15)
Sports association for people with disabilities in Chania ARION
Koutsoupakis Kuriakos, Sport teacher TEFAA Athens


_Discussion  (20:15 – 20:45)



_Panels’ Exhibition: During the days of the festival, on the 1st floor of the Centre for Mediterranean Architecture (CMA), there will be a graphic panels’ exhibition of this year’s lectures’

_Video projection: During lectures at CMA there are projecting videos from the campaign #RespectLife.

_Exhibition: “The Byzantine Wall of Chania”, Old Hammam / Katre st., Chania Old Town, Ephorate of Antiquities of Chania
(there is available documentation in Braille)

Exhibition hours:
Friday 9/6: 19:00-22:00
Saturday 10/6: 11:00-13:00 & 19:00-21:00
Sunday 11/6: 11:00-13:00 & 19:00-21:00


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