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1st ASEAN Arts and Crafts Festival and SEAL of Excellence

The 1st ASEAN Arts and Crafts Festival will take place from 29 November-3 December 2006 at the Support Arts and Crafts International Centre of Thailand (SACICT), featuring the 2006 SEAL awarded products.

Of the record 129 submissions received this year from ten ASEAN nations, 27 handicrafts have been awarded the Seal of Excellence based on their ability to meet six key criteria; excellence, authenticity, innovation, eco-friendliness, marketability and social responsibility.    

On the occasion of the ASEAN Arts and Crafts Festival, the 2006 Seal awarded products will be displayed at SACICT between 10am to 6pm, from 29 November-3 December 2006.

Organized by SACICT and the ASEAN Handicraft Promotion and Development Association (AHPADA), this 5-day event will also showcase ASEAN arts and cultural artefacts, cultural performances, workshops, and fashion show.

For more information, please check the following:

SACICT: www.sacict.net
Bangkok Post Article: All About ASEAN
UNESCO Seal of Excellence Programme: www.unescobkk.org/culture/craftseal



 


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