Updates

2019 WWD International Woodcarving Show - Innovation of Change

14 Aug, 2019
Simon Minichmair (Austria), Jonathan Dellago (Italy) and Stefan Hillebrand (Austria) are sculpture students from HTBLA – Hallstatt in Austria. Their art piece express for there to be change...

WWD 2019 - Stockmuehle Reconstruction

12 Aug, 2019
Reconstruction of a water mill called Stockmuehle was conducted by a team of well-known international and Austrian carpenters led by the Austrian Open-Air Museum during the 2019 World Wood Day event.

Music of Wood - The Accordion Specialist, Marie-Theres Stickler

08 Aug, 2019
A video about a professional accordion player showing her passion for accordions, and including scenes of her playing schrammel harmonika with a contraguitarist at a typical Austrian wine bar.

2019 WWD International Woodcarving Show: Hydroponics

06 Aug, 2019
Wilfredo Tadeo Layug (Philippines), Abd Muhaimin Bin Hasbollah (Malaysia) and Poan Pol (Cambodia) created an art piece called Hydroponics. To hence the importance to innovate...

2019 World Wood Day - Wood Design

05 Aug, 2019
This year, in Austria, the Wood Design team has presented the pieces that was inspired and influenced by both the Austrian vernacular painted furniture and the beautiful forests of the Stübing Open-Air Museum.

2019 WWD International Woodcarving Show: Water Celebration

24 Jul, 2019
Gabriel Adrain Pinero (Argentina), Antonio Nieves Esteves (Puerto Rico), Huaman Mallqui Fredy (Peru) represent the continent of America in WWD 2019 in Graz, Austria. They start from the unifying concept on image of water as ...

Music of Wood - WWD Vienna Concert Highlight

23 Jul, 2019
This is a short highlight video from the World Wood Day 2019 Vienna concert showcasing woodcraft exhibition and all participating musicians.

2019 WWD International Woodcarving Show: Life of Friendly

19 Jul, 2019
Laurent Hategekimana (Rwanda), Henry Dumba(Uganda), Agbegnigan Alihonou(Togo) represented Africa through their mutual collaboration. The three woodcarvers overcame the language barrier to express their thoughts about “Change.” ...

2019 WWD International Woodcarving Show - Ocean

17 Jul, 2019
Jean-Lewis Dick, the founder of l’atelier sculpture de Bambous and five of his student; Sanddrine Andrianna Sinneya, Joseph Dario Emilien, Patrick Marie Ally Samba, Premanand Parmessur and Jaques Henri Dick.

2019 WWD Symposium - Keynote Dr. Gerhard Schickhofer

04 Jul, 2019
Keynote speaker Univ.-Prof. DI Dr.techn. Gerhard Schickhofer delivered the presentation "A Status Report from the CLT Hot Spot in Europe / Austria" at World Wood Day 2019 Symposium.

2019 WWD Symposium - Keynote Dr. Gerald Koch

04 Jul, 2019
Keynote speaker PD Dr. habil. Gerald Koch delivered the presentation "Wood Anatomy - The Importance of Macroscopic and Microscopic Wood Identification to Combat Illegal Logging and Trading" at World Wood Day 2019 Symposium.

2019 WWD Symposium - Keynote Paolo Cerutti

04 Jul, 2019
Keynote speaker Mr. Paolo Cerutti delivered the presentation "Know Your Wood : Legal, Illegal, and Unknown Timber Trade from Sub-Saharan Africa" at World Wood Day 2019 Symposium.

2019 WWD Symposium - Keynote Iris Bremaud

04 Jul, 2019
Keynote speaker CNRS Researcher Iris Bremaud delivered the presentation "Connecting Wood Physics and Craftsmanship Knowledge to Understand Biological and Cultural Diversity in Wood Choices for Instrument Making" at World Wood Day 2019 Symposium.

2019 WWD Symposium - Keynote Anthony Cunningham

04 Jul, 2019
Keynote speaker Prof. A.B. (Tony) Cunningham delivered the presentation "More than Wood or Timber : Non-Timber Forest Products & A Call for Change" at World Wood Day 2019 Symposium.

2019 WWD Symposium - Keynote Sandra Rodriguez

04 Jul, 2019
Keynote speaker Ms. Sandra Rodriguez delivered the presentation "Forest Education: Creating Learning Environments for A Greener Future" at World Wood Day 2019 Symposium.

2019 WWD International Woodcarving Show: Metamorphose

01 Jul, 2019
Katrin Conard (Switzerland), Henrick Sigensgaard (Denmark) and Antonio Costa (Italy) represent the continent of Europe in the International Woodcarving Show in Stubing, Austria.

Music of Wood -Steppe Sons Live at the Cafe of the Murinsel

14 Jun, 2019
Steppe Sons performed two modern songs with their Kazakhstan traditional musical instruments (live) at the Cafe of the Murinsel in Graz, Austria.

Music of Wood -The Ethnomusicologist Dr. Ulrich Morgenstern from MDW

10 Jun, 2019
Dr. Phil. Ulrich MORGENSTERN presenting many old wooden instruments from around the world from Byzantine Lyra to Panduri and many others.

Music of Wood -Theresa Aigner with her Antique Violin

24 May, 2019
Theresa Aigner showcasing the sound and the wood from her Antique Violin and telling us why wood is so important to her.

Music of Wood - Hurdy Gurdy & Simon Wascher

15 May, 2019
Simon Wascher, an avid hurdy-gurdy player showing the differences between his beloved hurdy-gurdies and the reason why he chooses hurdy-gurdy.

2019 WWD International Woodcarving Show: Highlights

07 May, 2019
Highlight video of World Wood Day 2019 International Woodcarving Show. It showcases the woodcarvers’ diverse skill, culture and their interpretation of this year’s theme Change.

2019 WWD Music of Wood - C minor Sonata from Manuscript Parma

02 May, 2019
Sonata c minor from Manuscript Parma. Composer: Giuseppe Sammartini (1695-1750). Recorder: Andreas Bohlen. Harpsichord: Michael Hell

2019 WWD Music of Wood - Wood to Rudi Pietsch

29 Apr, 2019
What is wood to Rudi Pietsch as a musician.

WWD 2019 Highlight (Stübing)

02 Apr, 2019
We hope you enjoy this highlights video of World Wood Day 2019 at the Austrian Open-Air Museum Stübing. We genuinely appreciate the great support and contributions from all the participants and the public and hope the event had a positive impact and serve

2019-2020 WWDF Research Grant Award Announcement

28 Mar, 2019
The World Wood Day Foundation (WWDF) is very pleased to announce the three awardees

Support World Wood Day 2019

22 Feb, 2019
World Wood Day is an annual event celebrates the importance of wood, appreciates the value of wood, demonstrates the beauty of wood, and shares the knowledge of wood. If you are like us, admire and enjoy what wood brings to our lives, please join us, show

World Wood Day 2019 Regional Event- Thailand

14 Feb, 2019
World Wood Day 2019 Regional Event- Thailand was held on Feb.1st at BaanTawai village, about 25 km southwest of Chiang Mai ancient town...

Wood Architecture in Change: Open-Air Museum Stübing & HoHo Vienna

13 Feb, 2019
HoHo Vienna, the 84 meters and 24 floors wooden skyscraper is scheduled to be one of the world’s highest wooden structures upon its completion...

Support International Young Adult Furniture Making Invitational (World Wood Day 2019)

12 Feb, 2019
To inspire and encourage young furniture makers to share and enhance their level of skills. Support us today...

Support Wood Architecture (World Wood Day 2019)

12 Feb, 2019
To recognize and emphasize the significance of timber through wooden structure. Support us today...

Support International Woodcarving Show (World Wood Day 2019)

10 Jan, 2019
To explore and preserve the essence of woodcarvings, Support us today and enrich the World Wood Day.

Merry Christmas!

24 Dec, 2018
During this festive season of giving, let us take time to slow down and enjoy the simple things. May this video touch your heart in a special way. WWDF, IWCS, and WWD 2019 event organizers wish you a Merry Christmas!

The 2019 WWD Symposium and the 2nd IUFRO Forest Products Culture Research Group Colloquium

15 Nov, 2018
The 2019 WWD Symposium and the 2nd IUFRO Forest Products Culture Research Group Colloquium which will be held from Thursday 21st to Saturday 23rd of March 2019 in the Austrian Open Air Museum Stuebing...

Austria scouting trip

13 Nov, 2018
IWCS team has returned from yet another successful scouting trip. During this week-long visit, the team has been engaged in preparations for 2019 World Wood Day as well as production of the second promotional video for this upcoming international event...

Wood Culture Tour in Graz, Austria

29 Oct, 2018
The coordination office of City of Design that specialized in urban environment and cultural heritage will arrange a “2-hour tailored Wood Culture Tour”...

2019 World Wood Day Music Performance

12 Oct, 2018
Live music performance (free entry) will be held at 18:00 on March 20th and 22nd at Murinsel...

2019 Video Contest - CHANGE in Wood Culture

29 Aug, 2018
The 2019 WWD Video Contest will open for submission on Sept. 1st, 2018, it emphasizes on the theme of “CHANGE in Wood Culture.” Submit your videos to the length of your choice, there’re “less than 1 minute (short video)” and “5±1 minute (5-minute video).”

2019 Photo Contest - CHANGE in Wood Culture

13 Aug, 2018
The 2019 WWD Photo Contest will open for submission on Sept. 1st, 2018, it emphasizes on the theme of “CHANGE,” and categorizes “People, Heritage, and Environment.” Submit your photographs that can best represent what has been changed to people’s...

The 2019 WWD Symposium and the 2nd IUFRO Forest Products Culture Research Group Colloquium Announcement

06 Jul, 2018
First Call for Papers- online abstract submission by November 30th, 2018. Date: 21-23 March, 2019 Venue: Austrian Open Air Museum Stübing, Austria Theme: Change- From Tradition to Innovation...

2019 -2020 WWDF Research Grant Application Announcement

06 Jul, 2018
The World Wood Day Foundation (WWDF) is pleased to announce the Research Grant application is now open for submission and must be submitted by the deadline of 17:00 GMT on Monday, February 11, 2019...

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