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Support World Wood Day

Sep 23, 2020
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 your support, and contribute via our website: worldwoodday.org/donate.
 
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WWD 2018 Cambodia March 24th Concert feat. Mezme

Aug 29, 2021
WWD 2018 Cambodia concert held in Siem Reap performed by Mezme.
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Support World Wood Day - Collaboration

Dec 15, 2020
World Wood Day is an annual event that 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.
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Aorelio Domingues - Paranaguá Fandango Master

Nov 02, 2020
Ilha dos Valadares is an island belonging to the municipality of Paranaguá, in the state of Paraná, Brazil. Founded in 1648, it is Paraná's oldest city, with one of the largest ports in Brazil.
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Os Compadre - A northeastern Brazilian folk art workshop

Oct 21, 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...
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Alumioso Caririzeiro

Oct 20, 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”.
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Craftsmanship & Artistry of Habanos Storage: Cuban Made Humidor

Oct 19, 2020
Cuban crafter Neury Santana Ges is a self-taught artisan. He belongs to the Cuban Association of Artisans and Artists, ACAA. He has won several national and international handicrafts awards, many of his works decorate private collections in different...
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WWD 2019 Design Story - Andy Buck

Sep 02, 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...
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Winners Announcement of the WWD 2019 Video Contest

Aug 07, 2020
Winners Announcement of the WWD 2019 Video Contest - CHANGE IN WOOD CULTURE
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WWD 2019 Design Story - Peter Walker & Yuri Kobayashi

Jul 22, 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.
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WWD 2019 Design Story - Kim Winkle

Jul 20, 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.
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WWD 2019 Design Story - Tom Loeser

Jul 17, 2020
Tom Loeser’s bench incorporates cuttings from the surrounding forest of the museum. It is a space for reflection and contemplation.
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Return to the Roots - The 2nd "Belt & Road" International Root Carving Cultural Exchange Week

Jul 13, 2020
Organized by the International Wood Culture Society and the Kaihua County People's Government of China, the 2nd “Belt & Road" International Root Carving Cultural Exchange Week was held in Kaihua...
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Music of Wood - A WWD 2019 Musical Experience

Jun 22, 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)!
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World Wood Day 2019 Regional Event - Workshop in Slovakia

Jun 21, 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.
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Love for Life — Wood Artists Culture Exchange at Wenzhou School for Special Education (WWD 2018 Regional Event in Wenzhou, China)

Jun 02, 2020
"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...
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World Wood Day 2019 Austria - Austrian Open Air Museum, Stübing Overview

May 11, 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.
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Message from John Parrotta, PhD, President of IUFRO (version II)

Apr 29, 2020
Message from John Parrotta, PhD, President of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO).
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Online Celebration of 2020 World Wood Day in China

Apr 22, 2020
Many people related to wood culture in China convey the concept of "wood is good" in the form of woodcarving, woodturning, folk art, literature or poetry.  Previous WWD participants posted photos on their social media accounts to share their memories.
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WWD 2020 Regional Event in Oman

Apr 21, 2020
Regional Event in Oman provides the best visual and invaluable experiences of protecting forests and wood culture. The celebration aims to raise awareness and understanding of the key role that wood plays in a sustainable world through biodiversity and..
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Hyperlapse World Wood Day 2019 (warning: may cause motion-sickness)

Apr 10, 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.
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The 20th All Japan Junior High School Woodworking Competition & World Wood Day 2020 Tokyo Memorial Contest

Mar 18, 2020
The 20th All Japan Junior High School Woodworking Competition & World Wood Day 2020 Tokyo Memorial Contest held at the Umejima Elementary School on January 25th.
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Message from Howard N. Rosen, Chair of World Wood Day Foundation

Mar 16, 2020
Message from Howard N. Rosen, Chair of World Wood Day Foundation (WWDF).
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Message from John Parrotta, PhD, President of IUFRO

Mar 16, 2020
Message from John Parrotta, PhD, President of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO).
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THE WORLD WOOD DAY 2020 IN TOKYO, JAPAN IS CANCELED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

Feb 13, 2020
The World Wood Day 2020 in Tokyo, Japan is canceled due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

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