First International Handicrafts Expo in Merida from March 1 to 4

A total of 200 national and international artists will be part of the International Exhibition of Crafts, Jewelry and Decoration "TlaquepArte" to be held from March 1 to 4 at the International Congress Center (CIC)

Expo Merida 2019
Expo Merida 2019

With this, the CIC initiates a series of events that are focused on promoting and positioning the tourist image of Merida.

Carlos Maytorena Martínez Negrete, president of the Latin American Association for the Promotion of Folklore and Crafts, announced that this event presents an alternative of crafts made in the five continents.

Representatives from Africa, South America, and the Caribbean, are invited to show toys and handmade figures by workers of wood, paper, cardboard, plastics and other elements that, together, allow to know objects of children and youth entertainment in many countries.

The artisans summoned will share space with Mexican and Yucatecan creators to present a diversity of products and creations made by these artists of the shapes and colors of the crafts.

Maytorena Martinez explained that among the diversity of proposals presented will be able to admire Mexican handicrafts with a value of 30 pesos, even jewelery and jewelry products that will exceed 20 thousand dollars, as will be the case of earrings and necklaces of Colombian emeralds, all of them original.

He said that the exhibition will be open to the public for free and estimate the capacity of about 30 thousand people in the four days of activities in the CIC.

The exhibition will be from Friday 1 to Monday 4 March and this will be the first time that a sample of this type is made in Mérida and it is predicted that the audience will be pleased to know these products that come from as remote places as Africa and South America added

Exhibitors are from 18 countries in Latin America: Peru, Colombia, Argentina, Cuba.

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