DaDa Awards 2008 – Nominations Close Soon

Nominations for prestigious awards closing soon

Excellence in the work of Deaf and Disabled people is being celebrated with an award ceremony to coincide with International Disabled People’s Day. Nominations for the awards are due to close on 28th October 2008

The eight DaDa Awards 2008 will be presented on 3rd December at Liverpool’s fantastic Arena and Convention Centre on the Mersey Waterfront. A dinner and auction of exciting cultural items from both disabled and non-disabled artists will take place on the night, as well as top-notch performances.

Awards are being presented in the following categories:

1) Emerging Artist
2) Emerging Group or Company
3) Visual Artist
4) Performance Artist
5) Community Arts Award
6) Writers Award
7) New Media Award
8) Music Award

Plus a special Lifetime Achievement Award.

CEO of NWDAF, Ruth Gould, said: “The DaDa Awards have in the past had a great effect on the winner’s careers, marking them out as being at the top of their field. The quality of work produced by Deaf and Disabled artists and performers is excellent and we want to make sure
that the world recognises that.”

There is only a short time to nominate your favourite Deaf or Disabled artists. Simply visit or call 0151 707 1733 for more information. Tickets for the award ceremony will go on sale shortly.