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  • 2017 WWD Summarized Report

    2017 World Wood Day was jointly organized by the World Wood Day Foundation (WWDF) and the International Wood Culture Society (IWCS) and supported by various industry businesses and non-profit organizations to explore the theme Roots. 2017 World Wood Day (March 21st) observed its fifth celebration and welcomed 580 participants from 85 countries and regions from around the world from March 21-26 at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center in Long Beach, California, USA...

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  • Check out photos of Collaborative Project

    The Collaborative Project sees 20 American and International wood practitioners take on the challenge to design and create a wooden sculptural installation in just two weeks. Taking the theme of “Roots” as a starting point, this cross-cultural collaboration will see a team of wood carvers, turners, sculptors and furniture-makers react to and evolve through the specific circumstances and challenges which are unique to this place and time...

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  • Check out photos of Concert

    Music is a cross-cultural and artistic language which creates emotional and spiritual connections. 2017 WWD Music Festival’s theme is “Roots United”, featuring musicians from different continents to perform, share their passions with traditional wooden music instrument. The idea behind this music festival is to bring different wooden instruments from around the world, not only to showcase representative music but also to explore their similarities and how they can all come together to create harmonies...

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  • Check out photos of Wood Design

    Headed by Wendy Maruyama,  this year marks the second time that this group has presented on World Wood Day. Nicknamed “The Elephant in the Room”, inspired by their debut in Nepal last year,  the Wood Design group comprises of practitioners in furniture design, industrial design and installation/interior design...

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