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  • [Video] International Woodcarving Show - Albanian-Cypriot Tradition, History, and Roots

    A Traditional woman who is doing her everyday work represents Cyprus. One side of this piece of work is the Albanian hero, and the other side is Mother Teresa, who was born in Albania. This work was collaborated by Maksim Paparizo from Albania who carved the hero, Antri Pafiti from Cyprus carved the traditional woman and Eduart Gjopalaj from Albania carved Mother Teresa. 

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  • [Video] International Woodcarving Show - Road to the Sun

    Manuel Cruz Prudencio (Mexico), Leonel Gonzalez Sanchez (Puerto Rico) and Jorge Luis Villalba Teran (Ecuador) collaborated on a wood slab called Road to the Sun. They expressed their culture through this collaboration at the International Woodcarving Show. Manuel Cruz Prudencio carved Quetzalcoatl; a part of Mexican culture, not only praised by Mayans, but also by the entire Mexico. It is related to peace, liberty and it is the God of Wisdom. Jorge Luis Villalba Teran chose the most representative Indians “Rumiñahui”, who fought hardly during the Spaniard conquest. Leonel Gonzalez Sanchez carved an eagle flying free, towards the sun and liberty.

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  • Regional Event in Wenzhou, China

    Wenzhou Special Education School, as the research and practice base of IWCS, is funded each year by WWDF for wood craft hand-on training to the teachers and students. Following the World Wood Day 2017’s theme, “Roots”, 17 wood artists from both China and overseas were invited to the school to show their art and skills of wood, and share their passion and love of wood with the students.

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  • Regional Event in Kaihua, China

    Following the World Wood Day 2017’s theme, “Roots”, this event aims to showcase the contemporary carving art and skill through diverse culture and different perspectives, strengthen the exchange of worldwide root carving art and culture, and promote the inheritance and innovation of root carving art.

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