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.

Winners Announcement of the 2nd World Wood Day (WWD) International Competitions

Mar 24, 2023
The organizers, JWCS and IWCS, are pleased to announce the following winners as a result of the review by the jury committees on 21 March (World Wood Day), 2023. Please also check the official competition website (https://wwd-contest.com/english/)...

The Winners Announcement of the 2023-2024 WWDF Research Grant

Mar 22, 2023
The Winners Announcement of the 2023-2024 WWDF Research Grant is now available!

WWD 2023 Opening Speech by Dr. Howard Rosen, Chairman of International Wood Culture Society

Mar 22, 2023
World Wood Day 2023 Opening Speech given by Dr. Howard Rosen, Chairman of the International Wood Culture Society (IWCS)

2023 Online World Wood Day Symposium and The Fifth IUFRO Forest Products Culture Colloquium

Mar 20, 2023
2023 World Wood Day Online Symposium and The Fifth IUFRO Forest Products Culture Colloquium, 08:00 (UTC) on 21-22 March

World Wood Day 2023 Special Concert

Mar 18, 2023
The 13th Annual Concert for Japanese Traditional Instruments by 洗足学園音楽大学 Senzoku Gakuen College of Music Collaboration: International Wood Culture Society Sunday, 19 March 14:30 (UTC+9)

World Expo 2020 - Côte d’Ivoire Pavilion - The Path to A New Africa

Mar 10, 2023
Go behind the scenes in Côte d'Ivoire, ground-zero of Francophone culture in West Africa! Explore our unique, amazing story – where chocolate meets fashion and vibrant music.

World Expo 2020 - Dominican Republic Pavilion - America's Hub

Mar 08, 2023
Experience a day as an ordinary Dominican citizen, be delighted by the first settlement of the new world and be welcomed by the inclusive characteristics of its society and the warmth of its people.

World Expo 2020 - Democratic Republic of Congo Pavilion - We Make Africa's Heart Beat

Mar 06, 2023
Feel the incredible abundance and beauty of the country. Meet the dynamic, creative and innovative Congolese people, immerse yourself in beautiful nature and dance to the rhythm of the Democratic Republic of Congo while listening to our music.

Cultural Heritage - Taiwan Lantern

Mar 03, 2023
Lanterns are an ancient traditional handicraft. It combines painting, paper craft, embroidery and sewing (thorn stitching), and other crafts. In addition to lighting functions, it is also of great decorative value...

Musical Bow by Timbiri Winsey (Burkina Faso) & Group Performance with Traditional Instruments

Mar 01, 2023
Timbiri WINSEY is a renowned musician from Burkina Faso. He plays a variety of musical instruments, mainly string instruments among which the MUSICAL BOW.

World Expo 2020 - Timor-Leste Pavilion - Explore the Potential of Timor-Leste

Feb 22, 2023
Timor-Leste is at the crossroads of many civilisations. Let's witness how one of the youngest countries in the world aims to transform itself by 2030 as it focuses on four key priorities: tourism, agriculture, logistics and transportation, and oil...

World Expo 2020 - Honduras Pavilion - A Journey Through Heritage and Opportunities

Feb 20, 2023
Get to know the Honduran archeology, culture and biodiversity. From rich cultural heritage to a varied tourism offer, the pavilion showcases our colonial towns, beaches, nature and opportunities for adventure.

World Expo 2020 - Ghana Pavilion - Limitless Opportunities

Feb 17, 2023
Akwaba! Welcome to Ghana Unlimited – West Africa's hotspot for fashion, music and business. Be transported to the trading floor of a stock exchange with a distinctly Ghanian look and feel.

World Expo 2020 - Cameroon Pavilion - Cameroon and the Challenges of Climate Change

Feb 15, 2023
Discover a land of stunning scenery and 200-plus languages. Experience 'Africa in miniature' at the Cameroon Pavilion, which highlights the nation's geographical, cultural and human diversity, as well as its efforts to create a more sustainable future.

World Expo 2020 - Barbados Pavilion - Innovation and Transformation: From Sugarcane to Blockchain

Feb 13, 2023
Highlighting the island's innovations and transformation. Track the trajectory of Barbados' development and its global contributions as a country of influence, having transformed from a plantocracy to a sustainable digital society.

The Story of Wood - Wooden Artworks Reflecting Dream of the Red Chamber (China)

Feb 10, 2023
Zhenbei Art Gallery is located in Dongcheng District, Beijing, and there’re 73 pieces of "Dream of Red Chamber" themed furniture collected in the Gallery.

International Wood Culture and Arts Show (China)

Feb 08, 2023
The 16th China (Putian) Strait Arts and Crafts Fair was held in Putian on 24 - 27 November, 2022. The International Wood Culture Society and the World Wood Day Foundation were invited to participate in the event.

Wood in Cultural Heritage in Expo 2020 Dubai - Woodcarving

Feb 06, 2023
A series of woodcarving exhibits being showcased in different country pavilions that represent the tradition and culture of each nation.

The 4th Festival Dary 2022-2023 (Chad) - Introduction

Jan 20, 2023
The National Festival of Arts and Dary Cultures is an annual cultural festival that is being held in Ndjamena, capital city of Chad. The event was launched on Saturday, December 24th by the President of the Republic, General MAHAMAT IDRISS DEBY ITNO.

The 2023 WWD Online Symposium is now calling for papers!

Jan 18, 2023
The 2023 World Wood Day Online Symposium and The Fifth IUFRO Forest Products Culture Colloquium which will be held on March 21-22, 2023 is now calling for abstract submissions.

World Expo 2020 - Papua New Guinea Pavilion - Creating Opportunities for Sustainable Development

Jan 13, 2023
A land of mystery and opportunities. Discover the displays and storyboard of the country with the largest biodiversity in the world and the third largest rainforest and carbon sink.

World Expo 2020 - Mauritania Pavilion - Tradition and Modernity of Sustainable Development

Jan 11, 2023
Mauritania is the vital bridge linking North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa. From the vast open plains in the North, to the fertile pastoral South, the appetite for tourism and business is immense...

World Expo 2020 - Maldives Pavilion - Where Nature and Life Co-exist

Jan 09, 2023
Maldives is an archipelago of unique beauty co-existing with nature. Reflected across the entire pavilion are sustainable practices that address climate change and the success in co-existing with the natural environment.

World Expo 2020 - Guyana Pavilion - The Green Nation of Opportunities

Jan 06, 2023
Guyana Pavilion is Connecting globally via eco-tourism and cultural diversity and showcasing the country as a leading eco-tourism destination, and highlighting its Green State Development Strategy as a pathway for sustainable and inclusive development.

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