XXVI Artigianato e Palazzo – VII edition “Blogs&Crafts”

BLOGS & CRAFTS was founded in 2014 on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the "Artigianato e Palazzo" exhibition, to enrich it with a contemporary look at young people and the importance of finding a dialogue between tradition and multimedia and this year sees the precious support of Fondazione Ferragamo. A jury will select 10 artisans under 35 to whom an entire exhibition area will be dedicated within the Exhibition, which will take place from 17 to 20 September at the Corsini Garden in Florence. At the same time, the best bloggers and influencers working on the theme of crafts, lifestyle, fashion and tourism will be selected and invited to Florence, hosted by Starhotels, which supports the initiative. Young artisans have until March 20th to register, while bloggers can apply no later than April 3rd. In addition, all artisans over the age of 35 have until February 28 to register for the XXVI edition of Artigianato e Palazzo.  

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