Project of the Year 2016

On December 20, 2016 we met with the representatives of Down Egyesület from Nyíregyháza in Hungary, to give recognition to their fantastic International Chromosome Carnival which won V4 “Project of the Year” award in our first ever public online voting competition.

The award acknowledges their crea­tivity, outstanding dedication and grea­t motiva­tion for seeking solutions to preva­iling nega­tive a­ttitudes tow­ards children a­nd ­adults with Down syndrome.

The International Chromosome Carnival was nominated for the award by the Visegrad Fund together with 3 other projects, which represented the best ideas enhancing Visegrad regional cooperation supported by the Fund in 2015/2016. Voting ran in Aug.-Sept. 2016.