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Potters are going to vie in the 2019 Craftsman Competition
The craft of pottery was selected for the Craftsman Competition which will be held in 2019 during the ХVІІ International Fair of Traditional Crafts at Etar EOM. The selection was made at a meeting of the Operations Bureau lined up with persons and organizations engaged in the preservation of the Bulgarian cultural heritage.

So far in the history of the Fair, this craft has been selected for the Craftsman Competition twice – in 2008 and in 2014.
11 555 Bulgarians and foreigners have visited the 16th International fair of traditional crafts
11 555 Bulgarians and foreigners have visited the 16th International fair of traditional crafts. This edition of the biggest event for the year in the Ethnographic Open – Air Museum "Etar" was held in the framework of four days from 6th to 9th of September. The Bulgarian exhibitors were 55, the representatives of foreign countries – 30 and 30 participants in the Art Zone. 380 performers joined the folklore programme.

Representatives of various institutions showed interest in the International fair of traditional crafts in 2018. The event was opened by its patron Tsveta Karayancheva, President of the National Assembly. Amelia Gesheva, Deputy Minister of Culture; Lyuben Kanchev, Deputy Minister of Tourism; Ognyan Zlatev, Head of the European Commission's Representation in Bulgaria; Tanya Hristova, Mayor of Gabrovo; Nevena Petkova, Regional Governor; Lena Georgieva, Chairperson of the Municipal Council, diplomats and representatives of various institutions took part in the official ceremony.
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Rositsa Bineva
Fair
+359 88 4772156
r.bineva@etar.bg
Georgi Georgiev
Craftsman Competition
+359 88 2956221
g.georgiev@etar.bg
Svetlozar Tododrov
Coordinator
+359 88 5865966
s.todorov@etar.bg
Tihomir Tsarov
Public Relations
+359 88 3569586
t.tsarov@etar.bg
Pavel Mitkov
Hotel
+359 88 7874802
hotel@etar.bg
Ivelina Tsaneva
Finances
+359 66 801840
i.tsaneva@etar.bg

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