Exhibition of traditional handicrafts made by Palestinian refugee women

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Date Wednesday, 11 January 2006
Location Former Eastern Athens Airport Exhibition Centre
Participants Traders and representatives from all over Greece

Within the framework of project "Gateway to Self-employment", which is implemented by "ANTHROPOMANIA" with co-financing from the International Development Cooperation Department- Hellenic Aid of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the four cooperatives which participate in the project (Lebabon, Jordan, West Bank and the Gaza Strip) participated in the exposition TRADITIONAL CRAFTS 2006, which was organized successfully from the 11th until the 15th of January at the Former Eastern Athens Airport Exhbition Centre and was addressed exclusively to traders.

More specifically, Al Masmya based in Aman, Jordan, participated with local mosaics and embroidery, the Beirut based Najdeh association participated with traditional embroidery, needlework and small embroidered items, the Culture for Development Cooperative from the West Bank with soaps and various edible items and finally, the cooperative Culture and Free Thought from the Gaza Strip with traditional ceramics and woodcrafts. Simultaneously, representatives from the four cooperatives were available to provide relevant information to any interested parties.