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World Expo 2020 - Uganda Pavilion - Right Place, Right Time

29 Jun, 2022
Every African adventure starts in Uganda. There's a time and place for everything. Inspired by Uganda’s famous tours, go on a journey linking different times, eras and places, and see how adventure and opportunity converge in today’s Uganda.

World Expo 2020 - Namibia Pavilion - Preserving Natural Treasures for Future Generations

27 Jun, 2022
The Namibian Pavilion is inspired by the country’s natural resources and aiming to showcase the country’s potential to generate sufficient and sustainable energy for both local consumption and export.

World Expo 2020 - Kuwait Pavilion - An Ambitious Gateway to the Future

24 Jun, 2022
Kuwait is committed to sustainable development to deliver a secure and prosperous future for its economy, environment, cities and people.

World Expo 2020 - Ethiopia Pavilion - The Land of Origins and Opportunity

22 Jun, 2022
Ethiopia is the oldest independent country in Africa, and “the land of origins and opportunity.”

World Expo 2020 - Investment Corporation of Dubai - Ensuring Growth and Long-Term Prosperity of Dubai's Economy

20 Jun, 2022
Investment Corporation of Dubai Pavilion is ensuring growth and long-term prosperity of Dubai's economy. As you explore a striking labyrinthine structure made of natural woven materials, find out how the Investment Corporation of Dubai supports...

World Expo 2020 - Belgium Pavilion - Diversity in Harmony

17 Jun, 2022
The Belgium Pavilion, ’Green Arch' exhibits Belgian industrial, technological and scientific know-how, reflecting 'belgitude', a mix between Latin romanticism in art and Anglo-Saxon technical precision in industry.

World Expo 2020 - Suriname Pavilion - The Power of Diversity

15 Jun, 2022
The Power of Diversity: Suriname an Oasis of Opportunity! It’s where people and nature co-exist in harmony. Let’s take a journey from city to mountains, and explore unique sounds, music, and poetry.

World Expo 2020 - Slovenia Pavilion - Green and Smart Experience

13 Jun, 2022
60% of Slovenia is covered by forests, and it’s the first country to be established as a Green Destination. Slovenia Pavilion is designed to provide an enormous amount of outdoor greens with water covered by a gigantic wooden roof, the building itself...

World Expo 2020 - São Tomé and Príncipe Pavilion - Managing Environmental Sustainability with Development

10 Jun, 2022
Let's embark on a fascinating journey to discover how São Tomé and Príncipe protects its environment and traditions, while achieving sustainable socio-economic development and prosperity for its people.

World Expo 2020 - Oman Pavilion - Opportunities over Time

08 Jun, 2022
The Oman Pavilion is inspired by the nature of the country, the frankincense tree. Let’s discover the secret of frankincense and its contribution to Oman, everything from medicine to food to cosmetics.

World Expo 2020 - Nepal Pavilion - Connect Potentials for Sustainable Growth

06 Jun, 2022
Nepal Pavilion is showcasing the vast opportunities arising from Nepal’s unique location between India and China, and wishing to connect potentials for the sustainable growth.

World Expo 2020 - Malaysia Pavilion - Energising Sustainability

01 Jun, 2022
Malaysia Pavilion is delivering a Net-Zero Carbon Pavilion, it’s a concept and design of the rainforest canopy with floating forest, water feature, and surrounded by 16 species of trees and over 3000 pots plants to give an over all experience of the ...

World Expo 2020 - Luxembourg Pavilion - Resourceful Luxembourg

30 May, 2022
Welcome to “Resourceful Luxembourg - Where Luxembourg’s resources become your opportunities.”  Luxembourg is a country located in the heart of the Europe, the structure of the pavilion itself represents the openness, resourceful, and reliable of ...

World Expo 2020 - Laos Pavilion - Tradition, Cultural Conservation and Progress

27 May, 2022
Laos relies on its agriculture and traditional handicrafts, people of Laos make good use of natural resources to enrich their culture and seek for the opportunity to be seen by the world. 

World Expo 2020 - Gambia Pavilion - A Sanctuary for Tomorrow

25 May, 2022
Welcome to Gambia! Enjoy a celebration of artists who keep the traditional, musical sounds of the Gambia alive!

World Expo 2020 - Finland Pavilion - Sharing Future Happiness

23 May, 2022
The snowy white Arabic tent architecture that situated in the Mobility District is the Finland Pavilion, some said that they brought snow to the desert, and in fact, they also brought the Finnish happiness to Dubai to share the future happiness.

World Expo 2020 - Czech Republic Pavilion - Spring Ambiance and Trailblazing Sustainability Initiatives

19 May, 2022
Czech Pavilion is a sustainable structure with a garden irrigated by the “cloud” designed by steel tubes to harvest water from the air using the “SAWER” system...

World Expo 2020 - Colombia Pavilion - The Rhythm that Connects Us to the Future

16 May, 2022
A white pavilion surrounded by greens and located in the Opportunity District, the structure itself continues growing and evolving as the country itself. Welcome to the “Colombia Pavilion!”

World Expo 2020 - Vanuatu Pavilion - A Paradise of Harmony and Sustainability

13 May, 2022
Vanuatu which means ‘the land for us’ in the local language is a South Pacific Ocean nation made up of roughly 80 islands that stretch 1,300 kilometers.  Harborside Port Vila, the nation’s capital and economic center, is on the island of Efate.

World Expo 2020 - Liberia Pavilion - Weaving Together the Fabric of Tomorrow

11 May, 2022
The Liberia Pavilion at Expo 2020 presents the richness of Liberian culture and history by showcasing the traditional dances, 16 tribal masks, 100-year-old brozes, and wooden musical instruments, fabric and cotton, and the wildlife of the rainforest.

World Expo 2020 - Gambia Pavilion - A Sanctuary for Tomorrow

09 May, 2022
Welcome to Gambia! Enjoy a celebration of artists who keep the traditional, musical sounds of the Gambia alive!

World Expo 2020 - Baden-Württemberg House

06 May, 2022
Welcome to Baden-Württemberg House! It’s a federal state of Germany located in the south west, 5% of the states are forest and it’s fairly common to see wooden building within the state. Let’s take a walk to the “Black Forest!”

World Expo 2020 - Austria Pavilion - Austria Makes Sense

03 May, 2022
"Austria Makes Sense" is the theme of Austria Pavilion in EXPO 2020. Explore the 5 senses of Smell, Touch, Hearing, Eyesight and Taste within the Pavilion.

Tree Planting in Beijing, China

29 Apr, 2022
On the morning of March 12, the "2022 World Wood Day" Beijing Tree Planting activity was held as scheduled at the Family Farm of Zhen bao Zhen Cultural Park.  This activity is sponsored by International Wood Culture Society and co-organized by the...

Children's Wood Education

25 Apr, 2022
On March 21 World Wood Day, led by their teachers, students from Experimental Elementary School came to Children’s Discovery Museum in Yunhe, Zhejiang and walked into the world of wood carving art.

Collaborative Project - GeoVillage

07 Apr, 2022
GeoVillage is a part of World Wood Day 2022, an annual festival to raise public awareness for the importance, and goodness of wood.

Newly Released Overview and Group Photos of the 2022 World Wood Day Online Symposium and The Fourth IUFRO Forest Products Culture Colloquium

01 Apr, 2022
Approximately 966 participants and audiences from 31 countries and regions attended on Zoom, YouTube and bilibili (Mainland China) from March 21-22.

A Tribute to Garry Knox Bennett

31 Mar, 2022
The video reveals the early background and life of Garry and the training he had in art school and how those experiences and knowledge constantly affected his design of creative work. Through the conversation between Garry and his wife Sylvia...

Fire in the West – Changing Fire Regimes in the Western US Forests

29 Mar, 2022
In this video, we have invited Dr. Sean A. Pasks, Research Ecologist with Rocky Mountain Research Station (RMRS) and Jessica Brewen, Science Delivery specialist with RMRS. Hosted by Steve Ambrose, retired Forest Service employee and...

The 2022 World Wood Day Online Symposium and The Fourth IUFRO Forest Products Culture Colloquium

11 Mar, 2022
The 2022 World Wood Day Online Symposium and The Fourth IUFRO Forest Products Culture Colloquium on 21-22 March has released the finalized schedule, invitation link to Zoom Webinar, YouTube live stream links and digital booklet (abstracts of speakers).

World Expo 2020 - Guinea Pavilion - Journey through History and Heritage through Water

10 Mar, 2022
Guinea is a country in West Africa, bordered on the west by the Atlantic Ocean.  It's known for the Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, in the southeast.

World Wood Day 2022 Special Concert - The 12th Annual Concert for Japanese Traditional Instruments

07 Mar, 2022
The 12th Annual Concert for Japanese Traditional Instruments Organizer: Senzoku Gakuen College of Music Collaboration: International Wood Culture Society  Date: Sun. February 20, 2022

Fire in the West - Changing Fire Management in the Western US

04 Mar, 2022
In the last few decades, wildfires in the west have become an increasing problem for the USA. Through presentations and discussions with experienced researchers, we would like to open a conversation to the public about how and why wildfires occur and...

World Expo 2020 - Sameem Pavilion - Story of Our Culture

01 Mar, 2022
Wood Culture Tour presents Sameem Pavilion at the Dubai Expo 2020. We took a tour of the Open Air Pavilion to explore and discover the traditional craft people used and made from scratch in the mountain, desert and the coast.

World Expo 2020 - Poland Pavilion - Inspired by Nature

23 Feb, 2022
It brings you to discover Poland’s pavilion which according to Director Moneer Faour, is inspired by nature.

World Expo 2020 - Syria Pavilion - We Will Rise Together

07 Feb, 2022
The Pavilion is collectively build by 1500 families. It showcases the rich Syrian culture as a nation and as individuals.

World Expo 2020 - Solomon Islands Pavilion - Ocean of Opportunities

26 Jan, 2022
World Wood Day Wood Culture Tour presents you the Solomon Islands Pavilion of the World Xxpo 2020 in Dubai.

World Expo 2020 - Andorra Pavilion - Small Country, Giant Opportunities

25 Jan, 2022
Andorra is a small country with huge opportunities. It showcases in its pavilion the innovative possibilities, environmental and forest sustainability policies and strategies as well as its culture.

Wing Chun Wooden Dummy - Master Wang Zhipeng

23 Jan, 2022
Due to its unique properties, wood is widely used in martial arts equipment, and the wooden dummy is one of them. In the Wing Chun boxing training, the wooden dummy is used as simulated opponents for practicing.

Jon Brooks Studio Furniture Maker

11 Jan, 2022
"My artwork is about collaboration with nature, using naturally formed hardwood, which is found and harvested in the local forests that surround my home and studio in southern NH...

Burkinafaso Masks

10 Jan, 2022
Mask in Burkina Faso represent protective spirits that can take animal forms or can appear as strange beings. Originally, masks perform important social and environmental functions, governing human behavior with nature.

Fire in the West – Wildfire and Bark Beetles

07 Jan, 2022
In the last few decades, wildfires in the west have become an increasing problem for the USA. Through presentations and discussions with experienced researchers, we would like to open a conversation to the public about how and why wildfires occur and hope

The 2022 World Wood Day Online Symposium and The Fourth IUFRO Forest Products Culture Colloquium

06 Jan, 2022
Call for Papers and Posters- deadline for abstract submission is 4 February, 2022.

Fire in the West - Wildland/Urban Interface (WUI) Insights from social science and human dimensions research.

05 Jan, 2022
World Wood Day Foundation and International Wood Culture Society are honored to work with Rocky Mountain Research Station (RMRS), to present a series of videos: Fire in the West.

World Expo 2020 - Swedish Forest Pavilion - Co-reation for Innovation

04 Jan, 2022
The Pavilion features interactive simulation and give visitor an experience to walk and stroll in the woods. 


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World Expo 2020 - Harmony with Nature: The Culture of Gabon

03 Jan, 2022
In this video we are with Gina NZENGUE, the director of the Gabon pavilion.  She first introduced the artworks displayed in her pavilion, how they represent her country.  She also discussed with us about her understanding of SUSTAINABILITY, OPPORTUNITY...

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