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31214Employment Support for Persons with DisabilitiesNational Abilympics In order to provide opportunities to hone vocational capabilities for persons with disabilities as they compete using the skills they have cultivated, and to promote their employment by enhancing understanding and awareness of disability issues in the business world and among the general public, the National Abilympics (vocational skills contests for persons with disabilities) have been held every autumn since 1972, except for the years of the International Abilympics. In 2017, the 37th National Abilympics will be held in Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Prefecture, for three days from November 17 to 19. The 38th National Abilympics will be held in Okinawa Prefecture for four days from November 2 to 5 in 2018. At the venue of the National Abilympics, a concurrent event called Work Fair for Persons with Disabilities will be held in a bid to help private enterprises and society in general to deepen their understanding of disability employment and promote concrete initiatives. Through a diverse range of events, including exhibitions, demonstrations and workshop booths, information on promoting employment of persons with disabilities will be offered and shared among participants and visitors.Prefectural Abilympics Each year, Prefectural Abilympics are organized by the respective prefectures. Contestants, who perform well there, move on to compete in the National Abilympics.◀ Dress making competition◀ Greeting from Tochigi at  Yamagata Abilympics▲ Poster publicizing Disability  Employment Support Month▲ Award Ceremony▲ Visit to Prime Minister’s Ofce   by gold medal winners■ Educational Activities Concerning Disability Employment ■■ Educational Activities Concerning Disability EmploymentNational and Prefectural Abilympics The 1st IA was held in Tokyo, Japan in October 1981 to commemorate the United Nations International Year of Disabled Persons. Since then, the IA has been held every 4 years in principle. Following the 1st IA, Japan held the 7th IA in November 2007 in Shizuoka Prefecture. For the first time in the history of IA, it was held in conjunction with the World Skills Competition under the banner of the International Skills Festival for All, Japan 2007. Contestants who have shown excellent skills in Japan’s National Abilympics are dispatched to every IA. They have achieved good results, earning a total number of 33 Gold Medals, 46 Silver Medals, and 48 Bronze Medals from the 1st to 9th IAs. The 9th IA was held in Bordeaux, France in March 2016, and 31 contestants were dispatched from Japan. The video of the 9th IA is available at our website.International Abilympics (IA) In order to further promote understanding and awareness regarding disability employment, September is designated as Disability Employment Support Month, and an award ceremony is held to recognize the enterprises with distinguished performance in employing persons with disabilities. In addition, pictures painted by persons with disabilities and photographs of those working are collected, and the best works are used as the poster designs for publicizing Disability Employment Support Month. At the same time, the exhibition of award-winning original pictures for the poster is held.Award Ceremony and Exhibition▶Flower arrangement competition

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