Updates

Os Compadre - A northeastern Brazilian folk art workshop

21 Oct, 2020
Located in the semi-arid sertão (hinterland) region of northeastern Brazil, Juazeiro do Norte is best known as the base of the charismatic priest and spiritual leader Padre Cícero...

Alumioso Caririzeiro

20 Oct, 2020
Music group from Juazeiro do Norte, state of Ceará.  Formed by talented musicians Difreitas, Airton Santos and Evanio Soares, brings the unique Cariri region style show “Alumiozo Caririzeiro”.

WWD 2019 Design Story - Andy Buck

02 Sep, 2020
Inspired by the European tradition of marionette puppets, Andy Buck created a carved and painted figurative piece with moving wooden legs. Andy is assembling an abstracted figure whose multiple legs represent the many individual voices...

Winners Announcement of the WWD 2019 Video Contest

07 Aug, 2020
Winners Announcement of the WWD 2019 Video Contest - CHANGE IN WOOD CULTURE

WWD 2019 Design Story - Peter Walker & Yuri Kobayashi

22 Jul, 2020
Collaborating for the first time, Peter Walker and Yuri Kobayashi created a large installation made of materials culled from the clearings from the forest around the museum.

WWD 2019 Design Story - Kim Winkle

20 Jul, 2020
Kim Winkle’s hall table uses her trademark turned elements with built furniture forms. The changes that the material goes through; from round, to rectilinear, and then back to round.

WWD 2019 Design Story - Tom Loeser

17 Jul, 2020
Tom Loeser’s bench incorporates cuttings from the surrounding forest of the museum. It is a space for reflection and contemplation.

Music of Wood - A WWD 2019 Musical Experience

22 Jun, 2020
You can sit back and enjoy an immersive WWD2019 musical experience with all the participating local & international artists in just under 20 minutes (excluding WWD 2019 Graz and Vienna concert performances)!

World Wood Day 2019 Regional Event - Workshop in Slovakia

21 Jun, 2020
Following the main event of the "2019 World Wood Day" in Austria on March 19-24, the Slovakia regional event was successfully held on March 27th in Bratislava, Slovakia.

World Wood Day 2019 Austria - Austrian Open Air Museum, Stübing Overview

11 May, 2020
World Wood Day 2019 Austria is the seventh annual cultural event held at the Austrian Open Air Museum, Stübing from 19-23 March 2019 with the theme Change.

Hyperlapse World Wood Day 2019 (warning: may cause motion-sickness)

10 Apr, 2020
A Walk/hyperlapse during World Wood Day 2019 on March 23rd from 12:20 pm to 13:20 pm. This video serves as a memory to all the participants that attended WWD2019 and it is also the quickest way to showcase the grand-scale of the event.

WWD 2019 Symposium - Dr. Peter Stachel (Austria)

06 Jan, 2020
"PRESENT STATUS AND VISIONS OF FOREST PEDAGOGICS IN AUSTRIA" by Dr. Peter Stachel (Austria).

WWD 2019 Symposium - Dr. Pastor L. Malabrigo Jr. (Philippines)

06 Jan, 2020
"DEVELOPING A HARMONIZED SYSTEM FOR THE INVENTORY OF BAMBOO RESOURCES IN THE PHILIPPINES" by Dr. Pastor L. Malabrigo Jr. (Philippines).

WWD 2019 Symposium - Dr. David Edwards (USA)

06 Jan, 2020
"CREATING WHAT MATTERS" by Dr. David Edwards
 (USA).

WWD 2019 Symposium - Dr. Qilong Luo (China)

06 Jan, 2020
"ARCHAEOLOGICAL DISCOVERY OF WOODEN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS IN ANCIENT CHINA" by Dr. Qilong Luo (China).

WWD 2019 Symposium - Dr. Tianjiao Zhang (China)

06 Jan, 2020
"SEASONAL EDUCATION AND LOGGING TABOOS IN CHINA FROM 221BC - AD220" byDr. Tianjiao Zhang (China).

WWD 2019 Symposium - Dr. Martin Weigl (Austria)

06 Jan, 2020
"MISTAKES FROM THE PAST LEAD TO OVERREGULATION IN THE FUTURE - DO INDOOR AIR QUALITY REGULATIONS PROMOTE OR HINDER WOOD USE IN THE BUILDING SECTOR?" by Dr. Martin Weigl (Austria).

WWD 2019 Symposium - Dr. Tina Zajc Zver (Slovenia)

06 Jan, 2020
"RIBNICA HANDICRAFT CENTRE AND HANDING DOWN THE TRADITIONAL CRAFTS" by Dr. Tina Zajc Zver (Slovenia).

WWD 2019 Symposium - Mr. Mike Maurer (Switzerland)

06 Jan, 2020
"THE SWISS ALPHORN BETWEEN TRADITION AND INNOVATION" by Mr. Mike Maurer (Switzerland).

WWD 2019 Symposium - Dr. Merites M. Buot (Philippines)

06 Jan, 2020
"BAMBOOS IN PUBLIC PLACEMAKING FOR AN IMPROVED COMMUNITY WELLBEING" by Dr. Merites M. Buot (Philippines).

WWD 2019 Symposium - Dr. Günther Kain (Austria)

06 Jan, 2020
"TREE BARK INSULATION: TECHNICAL APPLICATIONS FOR A NATURAL INSULATION MATERIAL" by Dr. Günther Kain (Austria).

WWD 2019 Symposium - Dr. Franziska Herbig (Austria)

06 Jan, 2020
"THE WOOD VILLAGE KUCHL, A CASE STUDY ON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT THROUGH A FULL DEDICATION TO WOOD" by Dr. Franziska Herbig (Austria).

WWD 2019 Symposium - Dr. Eric Asante (Ghana)

06 Jan, 2020
"CULTURAL EDUCATION FOR FOREST SUSTAINABILITY AWARENESS IN SELECTED RURAL COMMUNITIES IN SOUTHERN GHANA" by Dr. Eric Asante (Ghana).

WWD 2019 Symposium - Dr. Allan Schwarz (Mozambique)

06 Jan, 2020
"LALA PALM, HYPHAENE CORIACEA, USED PARTICULARLY AS VEGETABLE IVORY IN ELEPHANT AND ELEPHANT HABITAT CONSERVATION" by Dr. Allan Schwarz (Mozambique).

2019 International Woodcarving Show - Iyke Anothony Okenyi (Nigeria)

02 Jan, 2020
One face is a sculpture made of wood. It is a metaphor for unity and peace which are good catalyst for positive change. We can’t have change if there is no peace and unity. Let’s united for a positive change.

World Wood Day 2019 Concert - Steppe Sons (Kazakhstan)

20 Dec, 2019
WWD 2019 Graz Evening Concert - Steppe Sons.

World Wood Day 2019 Concert - Pachacamac (Peru)

20 Dec, 2019
WWD 2019 Graz Evening Concert - Pachacamac.

World Wood Day 2019 Concert - Trombitáši Štefánikovci (Slovakia)

20 Dec, 2019
WWD 2019 Graz Evening Concert - Trombitáši Štefánikovci.

WWD 2019 Symposium - Dr. Antonio Frattri (Italy)

19 Dec, 2019
"USE OF THE WOOD IN THE BUILDINGS REFURBISHMENT: CASE STUDY THE RECLAMATION OF A RURAL BUILDING IN TRENTINO REGION (ITALY)" by Dr. Antonio Frattri (Italy).

WWD 2019 Symposium - Dr. Rasa Bertasiute (Lithuania)

19 Dec, 2019
"RURAL ARCHITECTURE: BETWEEN TRADITION AND MODERNITY" by Dr. Rasa Bertasiute (Lithuania).

WWD 2019 Symposium - Dr. Katarina Cufar (Slovenia)

19 Dec, 2019
"WOOD USE FOR BUILDING IN SLOVENIA - EXAMPLES FROM THE PAST AND CURRENT CHALLENGES" by Dr. Katarina Cufar (Slovenia).

WWD 2019 Symposium - Dr. Gabriel Tucker (Ireland)

19 Dec, 2019
"THE NATURE AND SIGNIFICANCE OF "WOOD CULTURE"" by Dr. Gabriel Tucker (Ireland).

WWD 2019 Symposium - Dr. Valentina Zemke (Germany)

19 Dec, 2019
"CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION WITH 3D-REFLECTED LIGHT MICROSCOPY-TECHNIQUE" by Dr. Valentina Zemke (Germany).

WWD 2019 Symposium - Dr. Franziska Reiter (Austria)

19 Dec, 2019
"TAPHONOMY DATING - DATING OF WOOD BY ITS TAPHONOMY MEASURED USING FTIR-SPECTROSCOPY" by Dr. Franziska Reiter (Austria).

WWD 2019 Symposium - Dr. Gyu-Seong Han (Korea)

19 Dec, 2019
"STUDY ON APPLYING TECHNIQUE OF WOODEN LACQUERWARE ARTIFACTS EXCAVATED FROM IMDANG-DONG SITE, GYEONGSAN, KOREA" by Dr. Gyu-Seong Han (Korea).

WWD 2019 Symposuim - Prof. Takao Itoh (Japan)

19 Dec, 2019
"CHANGES OF WOOD SPECIES USED FOR TEMPLES IN JAPAN" by Prof. Takao Itoh (Japan).

WWD 2019 Symposium - Prof. Guangjie Zhao (China)

19 Dec, 2019
"THE ANCIENT SALT PAN WITH WOOD STRUCTURE AND ITS WOOD UTENSILS OF WELL SALT PRODUCING SKILL IN MARKAM COUNTY, TIBET, CHINA" by Prof. Guangjie Zhao (China).

WWD 2019 Symposium - Poster Session

18 Dec, 2019
The Poster session of 2019 WWD Symposium and the 2nd IUFRO Forest Products Culture Research Group Colloquium was held on the evening of March 22.

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Recap

13 Dec, 2019
The International Woodcarving Show 2019 in Graz, Austria; 83 woodcarvers exhibited their ideas and views on the theme “Change” through individual and collaborative artworks...

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Issam Abdel Aziz Sabbah (Palestine)

09 Dec, 2019
"Mirror" by Issam Abdel Aziz Sabbah (Palestine)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Aleksandre Phophkhade (Georgia)

09 Dec, 2019
"Unity" by Aleksandre Phophkhade (Georgia)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Pavel Khatsilouski (Belarus)

26 Nov, 2019

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Siarhei Kozel (Belarus)

26 Nov, 2019

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Marco Antonio Vargas (Chile)

26 Nov, 2019
"Ancestry" by Marco Antonio Vargas (Chile)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Manuel Zuniga Acedo (Costa Rica)

26 Nov, 2019
"World Of Possibilities" by Manuel Zuniga Acedo (Costa Rica)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Tomasz Bielanski (Poland)

26 Nov, 2019
"Good Change" by Tomasz Bielanski (Poland)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Fode Bayo (Burkina Faso)

18 Nov, 2019
"Walking Through Change" by Fode Bayo (Burkina Faso)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Martin Bill (Switzerland)

18 Nov, 2019
"Life" by Martin Bill (Switzerland)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Oleksandr Koniaiev (Ukraine)

13 Nov, 2019
"Alarm Bell" by Oleksandr Koniaiev (Ukraine)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Cicero Evanio Tavares (Brazil)

13 Nov, 2019
"A Chant Of Change" by Cicero Evanio Tavares (Brazil)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Salah Eddin Mohammed Bass (Lybia)

13 Nov, 2019
"Human, Change and Earth" by Salah Eddin Mohammed Bass (Lybia)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Jin A Kim & Nansook Joo (South Korea)

13 Nov, 2019
"Change In Life" by Jin A Kim (South Korea) "Breathing New Life Into Our Planet Earth" by Nansook Joo (South Korea)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Simao Wiliamo (Mozambique)

08 Nov, 2019
"Contagious" by Simao Wiliamo (Mozambique)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Oleg Antukh (Russia)

07 Nov, 2019
"Crossroads" by Oleg Antukh (Russia)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Lamees Aref Hafiz Ashwa (Jordan)

07 Nov, 2019
"Change But to Good" by Lamees Aref Hafiz Ashwa (Jordan)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Friedhelm Schelter (Germany)

07 Nov, 2019
"Change Your Heart So You Can Change The World" by Friedhelm Schelter (Germany)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Alireza Bavandpour (Iran)

07 Nov, 2019
"Climate Breakdown" by Alireza Bavandpour (Iran)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Zeid Assal (Tunisia)

07 Nov, 2019
"Another World Without Wars" by Zeid Assal (Tunisia)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Eva Chikabadwa (Malawi)

05 Nov, 2019
"Thinking Change But After Consequences" by Eva Chikabadwa (Malawi)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Robert Canev (Bulgaria)

05 Nov, 2019
"A Fictional Animal" by Robert Canev (Bulgaria)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Didier Schauterden (Belgium)

05 Nov, 2019
"Trône Of Change" by Didier Schauterden (Belgium)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Emafa William (Botswana)

05 Nov, 2019
"Nature Change" by Emafa William (Botswana)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Ochirbat Namsrai (Mongolia)

05 Nov, 2019
"Pen" by Ochirbat Namsrai (Mongolia)

Closing Ceremony

30 Oct, 2019
The WWD 2019 Closing Ceremony was held at the iconic Congress Graz Stefaniensaal on Sunday, March 24, a perfect end for the seventh celebration of the event.

Opening Ceremony

25 Oct, 2019
The WWD 2019 Opening Ceremony was held at Austrian Open-Air Museum, Stübing on March 21st.

WWD Folk Art & Craftsmanship Workshop 2019 - Automata (Japan)

23 Oct, 2019
Mr. Kazuaki Harada and Mrs. Megumi Harada have brought a wooden Ball Run (Corotus) to exhibit at 2019 Folk Art & Craftsmanship Workshop program to encourage everyone to play with it.

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Naing Tun Tuan (Myanmar)

16 Oct, 2019
"A Fish in the Water" by Naing Tun Tuan (Myanmar)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Antri Pafiti (Cyprus)

16 Oct, 2019
"Change" by Antri Pafiti (Cyprus)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Luka Radojevic (Montenegro)

16 Oct, 2019
"Change-Time" by Luka Radojevic (Montenegro)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Bahzad Sulaiman (Syria)

15 Oct, 2019
"Following" by Bahzad Sulaiman (Syria)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Hartmut Rademann (Germany)

15 Oct, 2019
"Biological Code" by Hartmut Rademann (Germany)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Sydney Kacele Siansangu (Zambia)

15 Oct, 2019
"From Analog To Digital " by Sydney Kacele Siansangu (Zambia)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Iwi Le Comte (New Zealand)

07 Oct, 2019
"E OHO! AWAKEN!" by Iwi Le Comte (New Zealand)

International Woodcarving Show 2019 - Tom Nilsson (Sweden)

07 Oct, 2019
"Pollinates" by Tom Nilsson (Sweden)

WWD 2019 Folk Art & Craftsmanship Workshop - Mask & Rod Puppetry (Indonesia)

25 Sep, 2019
Mr. Endo Suanda and his friends Darto and Onie have brought Topeng & Wayang Golek (Mask & Rod Puppetry) from Indonesia to the Folk Art & Craftsmanship Workshop program at 2019 World Wood Day.

WWD 2019 Folk Art & Craftsmanship Workshop - Czech Marionette

25 Sep, 2019
Pavel & Zdenka have brought the lively Czech marionettes and the workshop to visitors at the World Wood Day 2019 in Austria.

WWD 2019 Folk Art & Craftsmanship Workshop - Arabic Calligraphy

25 Sep, 2019
Mr. Mustafa ALARAB has introduced Arabic calligraphy to the visitors at 2019 World Wood Day.

WWD 2019 Folk Art & Craftsmanship Workshop - Wooden Movable-type Printing

25 Sep, 2019
Mr. Jianning Zou and Gengshen Zou have demonstrated the essence of wooden movable-type printing of China to the visitors at 2019 World Wood Day in Austria.

WWD 2019 - Woodturning Demonstration

25 Sep, 2019
14 woodturning artists from 7 countries were invited to the demonstration. Woodturners from Austria, France, Kuwait, Puerto Rico and USA presented their extraordinary skills and techniques by using modern electric lathes.

International Young Adult Furniture Making Invitational 2019

02 Sep, 2019
The International Young Adult Furniture Making Invitational (IYAFMI) 2019 took place at Austrian Open-Air Museum Stübing and featured 16 young furniture makers from around the world to be part of it.

WWD 2019 Highlight (Stübing, Graz, Vienna)

20 Aug, 2019
This is a short highlight video from the World Wood Day 2019 event at Austrian Open-Air Museum Stübing, live music performance and woodcraft exhibition in Graz, and the music concert and exhibition in Vienna.

WWD 2019 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.

WWD 2019 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...

World Wood Day 2019 - 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.

WWD 2019 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), Henrik 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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