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13 October, 2017,

The Vice-Presidency of the Government promotes once again the participation of the Azores in the Lisbon’s International Handicrafts Fair (FIA), which runs from June 24th to July 2nd at FIL. In this edition, which is held as the largest handicraft fair in the Iberian Peninsula, hosting more than 100,000 visitors, Artesanato dos Açores presents a […]

13 October, 2017,

Considering that the protection of handicraft products from the Azores is essential, especially when their promotion and marketing goes beyond the regional scope, certification of origin and quality is necessary, contributing to their cultural valuation and market distinction. Therefore, it is with great satisfaction that we inform that at the last meeting of the product […]

13 October, 2017,

The Regional Center for Handicrafts (CRAA) promoted , from June 14th to August 12th, the Residência Criativa 2016 Exhibition, at the Baleeiros Museum, on the island of Pico. This initiative resulted from the 4th Edition of the project Residências Criativas, which had as goal the creation of new products, with a significant and differentiating artisanal […]

13 October, 2017,

The launch of the book “Doçaria Açoriana – Da História Que os Gestos Contam” is integrated into the Program of the European Artistic Crafts Days. The ceremony was at the Luís da Silva Ribeiro Public Library and Regional Archive, in the city of Angra do Heroísmo, on April 1st. The book is authored by the anthropologist [&[…]

3 March, 2017,

Certification and Protection of the Regional Products.   Bearing in mind the importance of protecting the local Azorean products, mainly when they are promoted and sold outside the archipelago’s boundaries, the certification of origin and quality is a valuable tool for the cultural and marketing upgrade of these products. The decree no. 89/1998, of 3rd […]