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UNESCO Award of Excellence for Handicrafts

Date : 2012-09-12 12:07:28

Description : The UNESCO "Award of Excellence for Handicrafts" aims to encourage artisans to produce handicrafts using traditional skills, patterns and themes in an innovative way, in order to ensure the continuity and sustainability of these traditions and skills. This programme also aims to support craft producers. It is UNESCO’s flagship programme for supporting craft producers.

http://portal.unesco.org/culture/en/ev.php-URL_ID=37649&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html 

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