The third session of handicrafts of the Sahel

The third session of handicrafts of the Sahel

This evening, Friday May 28, 2021, the exhibition space in the Sahel hosted the launch of the activities of the third edition of the Salon de l'Artisanat du Sahel, organized by the regional delegate of traditional industries in Monastir, in partnership with the Zaytouna company. "Expo" under the slogan "Our wealth is in our work".

The activities of this session, which was inaugurated by Mr. Akram Al-Sebri, the governor of Monastir, will continue until June 6, 2021, when around 200 exhibitors are expected to participate and attract more than 40,000 visitors.
The governor of the region toured the corridors and spaces of the exhibition and listened in the presence of the first authorized representative of Monastir, the mayor of the two coasts, Muammar, the director general of the National Handicrafts Office , the delegate of the craft industry, the president of the regional union of industry, commerce and crafts and the president of the regional union of agriculture and fishing and the presence of a group of regional executives and representatives of the Sahel Fair, the concerns of artisans and the difficulties they encounter in acquiring certain raw materials, particularly in the promotion of their products during the Corona pandemic, which disrupted the organization of large events and exhibitions and stopped international participation.
After the absence of the tradeshow of traditional industries since the epidemic of the Corona virus in our country and it was impossible to promote the products of traditional industries in exhibitions and major events, the regional delegate to traditional industries, in partnership with the company Zaytouna "Expo" wanted to organize this session of the exhibition in compliance with sanitary conditions and in compliance with sanitary protocols To limit the spread of the Corona virus, in order to pave the way for the states of the interior to highlight the heritage heritage and the peculiarities of their regions and help craftsmen in the field of traditional industries to exhibit, sell and present more of their products from traditional industries.
The supervisors of this edition of the Sahel Handicrafts Fair seek to encourage the consumption of Tunisian products by allocating a special space to rural women to exhibit their products and crafts in the promotion of the traditional Tunisian product.
During this session, the exhibition space on the coast includes 120 exhibition pavilions divided into different specializations, including traditional clothing, fashion, traditional and modern ornaments, hand embroidery, weaving and l 'traditional furnishings (rugs, tapestries, wall hangings, curtains and furnishings), and a pavilion for materials Natural cosmetics, essential oils, distillation, natural herbal extracts, various products made from plant fibers (allies, slings, fronds and reeds), copper and metal products, a special suite for ceramic and pottery products, a special suite for crystal and mosaic products, and a special suite for leather products. traditional food products and traditional sweets, as well as a special space for the "Creative Tunisia" project for craft complexes.
This third edition of the Salon de l'Artisanat du Sahel also included spaces for shows of traditional or traditional costumes, a space for associations active in the field of industries and crafts, a space for new entrepreneurs (9 entrepreneurs from Monastir and 2 from Zaghouan), and a space for craft workshops Living and local heritage with the participation of 12 artisans and the space for the regional pottery competition.