PRENDA – Handicraft Festival of the Azores

PRENDA – Handicraft Festival of the Azores aims to the promotion and sale of traditional and contemporary handicrafts of the Azores, presenting to the public a very wide range of activities, from exhibitions, performances and workshops for diverse audiences.
This is an annual event, with the dual component of market and workshops, contributing to the promotion and marketing of Azorean handicrafts, which already accounts for more than 15,000 visits.
The first edition was held in December 2011 in Ponta Delgada, and has since covered more than 150 of the 600 handicraft production units registered in the Regional Centre for Handicrafts. In a total of five editions were held 30 workshops of various traditional and contemporary handicraft areas for different audiences, which included more than 500 participants.