2018 World Wood Day Regional Event in Wenzhou, China

Love for Life — Wood Artists Culture Exchange at Wenzhou School for Special Education


"Chinese and foreign wood artists at Wenzhou School for Special Education" is an extraordinary cultural exchange activity and a caring action. 20 outstanding wood artists from 14 countries gathered together, spending a memorable time with teachers and students from the special school.

With the theme of "love for life", the event was jointly sponsored by the International Wood Culture Society and the Wenzhou Municipal Education Bureau. In the three-day intense and orderly wood carving activity, the artists and their student assistants completed the works in a pleasant atmosphere. All the finished works were collected in Wenzhou School for Special Education, witnessing the power of love.

At the same time, DIY projects including the mini-woodturning, puppet show and puppet painting were also welcomed warmly. Students were happily took the opportunity experiencing the art and charm of wood.

Chinese and foreign artists not only shared their passion, their special care and inspiration to children, but also sow a seed for their future. The event become an unforgettable memory for all the people involved.

Date: December 9-13, 2018
Venue: Wenzhou School for Special Education, Zhejiang Province of China
Theme: LIFE


Woodcarving Show

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During the three-day activity, 13 international and 8 Chinese woodcarving artists worked on their root carving art pieces with the help of student assistants from the school. The students got a close-up demonstration and guidance from the artists, while the artists gained full happiness and satisfaction in the event. This form of activity was a ...

Maker Show

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A specially designed activity - “Maker Show” brought students DIY projects of woodturning, marionette performance and puppet painting. The students can experience the diverse charm of wood culture and art in a variety of activities.

Invited Artisans JI Tianyuan China ZHANG Yueyuan China SU Jinyong China


Opening, Sports, Visiting & Evening Party

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At the opening ceremony, representatives of the organizers delivered speeches and cut the ribbon for the opening ceremony. The children of the special school also brought wonderful performances to the invited guests. The children completed the performance with the guidance of their instructor on the sidelines. Their performances mad...

Organizing Committee

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