This Tuesday, the 26th, the VII Encounter of artisan toy makers of Venezuela in the Pedagogical Institute of Caracas, located in El Paraíso, with creators of several states of the country who will show their artistic work and debate on this traditional work threatened by industrialized toys and new technologies.
Until Wednesday November 27 will be held the meeting that will feature sale of toys, talks, poetry, baptism of rag dolls and free workshops.
The meeting will be inaugurated this Tuesday at 9:00 in the morning with the conversation “The ecological toy: An expression of cultural resistance”, which will have the special participation of Professor Elías Carrillo with his work Titiriteando.
The workshops will be held both days at 11:00 in the morning and at 2:00 in the afternoon. Among the courses to be taught are comets, miniature dolls, mangers made out of reuse material, puppets, surprise boxes, among others.
On the second day, at 3:00 in the afternoon, a poetry encounter will take place around the rag doll and the handmade toy, and the tradition of the rag doll baptism will be staged, according to their press release.
Translated by JRE