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Lidice 2013

The year 2013 marks the 10th anniversary of a global convention protecting folk art, crafts, ceremonies and traditional knowledge the Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage. At the occasion of the anniversary of this extraordinary and popular convention, UNESCO suggested dedicating the 41st edition of the exhibition to the theme:

TRADITIONS AND HERITAGE OF MY COUNTRY’S PEOPLE

·          Traditional clothing in my country

·          Beautiful things made by craftsmen in my country

·          Village dances

·          Village wedding

·          Folk legends of my country - What are they about?

·          Folk customs, ceremonies and traditions in the course of the year

The closing date is 15 March 2013. The best entries selected by the expert panel of judges and awarded with medals and honourable mentions will be displayed at the Lidice Gallery at Lidice from 29 May to 31 October 2013. Some entries will be selected for touring exhibitions in the Czech Republic and abroad.

Complete information you find here: Invitation to participate in the 41st ICEFA Lidice.

More information about exhibition: http://www.mdvv-lidice.cz/en/

The International Children’s Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice is organized to commemorate the children from the Czech village of Lidice who were murdered by German Nazis in 1942. Every year children from dozens of countries of all continents participate in this exhibition, which is well known in our country as well as all over the world.