Accessibility

The City of Belfort, its Community Centre for Social Action (CCAS), its partner General Electric, the French Association for Paralyzed individuals (APF) and the structures working in the field of the handicap propose to the public with visual, hearing, mental, cognitive, psychic and motor disability, adapted services to fully enjoy this major cultural event of the City of the Lion.

AN INFORMATION LEAFLET

Published in 4 000 copies and available at the CCAS of the City of Belfort one month before the beginning of the festival, the “FIMU for all” leaflet lists all the facilities favouring the accessibility to the sites of people with disabilities. This document is distributed to the associations and specialized structures, as well as to the recipients of the “Mission autonomie” (delivery of meals and nursing home services).

A FACILITATED ACCESS

Train

A reception and support service is set up free of charge for the People with Reduced Mobility (PRM) to facilitate their journey with TER Franche-Comté.

Information about the service “Accès Plus” :

IMPORTANT : To benefit from this service, it is necessary to :

Car

Parking places reserved for the PRM (People with Reduced Mobility) are available at the heart of the festival: rue de la République, rue Emile Zola and Place de la Pyramide.

Bus

All the Optymo buses serving the sites of the festival are accessible to the PRM (signage, low floor…). Information : www.optymo.fr

FIMU FOR CHILDREN

All the activities are fully accessible to children with disabilities who are accompanied by adults.

The small festival-goers from 5 to 12 years old have dedicated activities. They can play surprising instruments and devote themselves to funny body language games during playful and educational workshops supervised by professionals.

A LOAN OF WHEELCHAIRS

The City of Belfort and the French Association for Paralyzed individuals (APF) put wheelchairs (adapted to the children) at the disposal of the people having difficulties going from one site to another, free of charge. A request is to be made at the reception desk of “FIMU for All”, situated Place de la République. An ID card is required.

A SYSTEM OF MAGNETIC LOOP

The hearing-impaired people can use the magnetic loop installed at the Granit theatre, on the Faubourg de Montbéliard. This device allows amplifying and perceiving the sound without interference. The festival-goers equipped with a device including an induction coil just have to settle it to the position T to receive the signals transmitted by the loop. Adapted headsets can also be lent.

Warning: this system is not suited for persons with implants.

EASILY ACCESSIBLE RESTROOMS

The restrooms situated near every concert venue are shown on the map and indicated on the site by signs. They are also accessible in all the indoor concert venues.