Welcome to 2019 World Wood Day

2019 World Wood Day will be held at the Austrian Open-Air Museum Stübing and Stefaniensaal in Graz, Austria on March 19th - 24th celebrating its 7th annual event with the theme “CHANGE.”  It will be an intersection of tradition and innovation - preserving the past and pioneering for the future - to take action and face the challenges in this ever-changing world. CHANGE for 2019 is to heighten the need for awareness to make changes for a sustainable future. A variety of programs will be organized and available for the public to be involved, such as woodcraft activities, folk art workshops, and children’s event.  Furthermore, an academic symposium, live music performance and concerts, designing projects, stockmuehle reconstruction project, and tree-planting ceremony will all be included in the event.  Come be a part of 2019 WWD in a proactive effort for CHANGE.


2019 Photo Contest - CHANGE

Aug 13, 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 perception of wood use and how the change is affecting the world today before the deadline on Jan. 15th, 2019 and win a cash prize up to $2,500 USD.
For more information on the photo contest: http://www.worldwoodday.org/2019photocontest.php Submit your photographs to “PEOPLE, HERITAGE, and ENVIRONMENT.”

2019 -2020 WWDF Research Grant Application Announcement

Jul 06, 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...

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

Jul 06, 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...

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