Switzerland 2020-2019. MOPS_DanceSyndrome

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Switzerland. Canton Ticino. Orselina. Clinica Santa Croce. MOPS_DanceSyndrome 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. Left to right: Manuela Viecelli (MOPS dancers' assistant), Elisabetta Montobbio, Simone Lunardi, Ela Franscella (Founder, Executive Artistic Director and Choreographer), Amedea Aloisi, Gaia Mereu, Camilla Stanga (MOPS dance teacher), Vinzenz Häussermann and Chiara Livorno (MOPS dancers' assistant and administrative secretary). The MOPS_DanceSyndrome staff and dancers stand outside of Casa Riposo Solarium. Happy portraits. View on the Alps and the Lake Maggiore. 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. A group of elderly people, all seated in wheelchairs, look at the woman dancing. A retirement home – sometimes called an old people's home or old age home - is a multi-residence housing facility intended for the elderly. Gordola is a municipality in the district of Locarno. Lake Maggiore (Lago Maggiore) is a large lake located on the south side of the Alps. It is the largest lake in southern Switzerland. 29.11.2019 © 2019 Didier Ruef