Manila Fame to Put Spotlight on Local Craftsmen

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MANILA, Philippines-The 58th edition of Manila FAME, The Design and Lifestyle Event, will spotlight Filipino artisans in its showcase of "The Art of the Craftsman" this October at the SMX Convention Center, Metro Manila.

"Philippine craftsmanship has always sparked global interest because of the innate talents and ingenuity of our Filipino craftsmen. We intend to sustain this fascination for unparalleled design style made by Filipino hands through Manila FAME," said Executive Director Rosvi C. Gaetos of the Center for International Trade Exhibitions and Missions (CITEM).

Gaetos said buyers and guests can expect more "extraordinary and unique" product offerings and features during the show, which takes place Oct. 17-20, 2013. Craft Spots enables visitors to see local artisans at work, doing live demonstrations of age-old traditions and disciplines of craftsmanship. In The Marketplace, distinct products and crafts made from various indigenous materials by the country's craftsmen will be showcased. The Marketplace emphasizes sustainability through its Green Crafts. In addition, Design PH demonstrates partnerships between established manufacturers and seasoned and young designers. Within Manila Wear, a branding initiative for apparel and fashion accessories, there will be a display of modern Philippine textiles, crafted from sustainable indigenous fibers, called Design Txtile. The show will also present Christmas Village, a holiday-themed setting that showcases the newest products in gifts and holiday decor.

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