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International Crafts Fair Opens In Havana

The 17th International Crafts Fair, FIART 2013, opened Friday, December 6th, at the Cabaña exhibition area, with the participation of artists from 16 countries.

In his opening remarks at the fair, Jorge Alfonso Garcia from the Ministry of Culture said that the fair, running from December 8th to the 22th, is one of the major cultural events held in Cuba.  On the agenda is a large array of activities, including workshops, performing arts and music concerts aimed at children and young people.

This year, the event is dedicated to the province of Pinar del Rio where artistans have crafted attractive pieces related to Cuba's tradional cigar industry.
Edited by Juan Leandro
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