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V edición del PechaKucha Night Murcia

El extraordinario espacio del Murcia Craft Center acoge el jueves 13 de junio, a partir de las 20:00 horas, la V edición del PechaKucha Night Murcia organizada por La Lanzadera.

¿Qué es? ¿Quién lo organiza? ¿Cuánta gente participa?

PechaKucha Night, es un festival dedicado a las artes, que regresa a Murcia como un nuevo encuentro multidisciplinar en el cual se mezclan y complementan campos como la artesanía, la arquitectura, el diseño industrial, las artes plásticas y escénicas, la música y la imagen, el cine, la performance, la alimentación, el cómic o la agricultura regenerativa y la educación en un mismo espacio de [inter]acción y sinergia.

PechaKucha se presenta como un formato rápido de exposición de ideas, proyectos, diseños. Como siempre, es de acceso gratuito (hasta completar aforo) y está destinado a todos los públicos.

20 imágenes x 20 segundos = 6 minutos + 40 segundos #

En cada sesión, un máximo de 10 presentaciones para mostrar los respectivos proyectos mediante 20 diapositivas (ni una más ni una menos), con la particularidad de que sólo disponen de 20 segundos para explicar cada una de ellas. Los participantes pueden ser profesionales o empresarios, estudiantes o profesores, creativos o innovadores, emprendedores o jubilados… provenientes de diferentes disciplinas.


En está nueva edición participarán (en orden por determinar): Constanza López con Mia Pulpa · Miriam y Jóse con Número 26· Sofía Bertomeu + Maresía Lightshow con Taranis · Ángel Haro · Santa-Cruz Arquitectura · Blanca Pérez de Tudela con La Algameca Chica · Fátima y Laura con 7 Héroes · La Yelo · Jacobo y Jero con La Junquera · Samuel Ruiz con café-bar Verónicas


PechaKucha Night se diferencia de otras citas similares por su formato rápido de puesta en escena, cada ponente tiene menos de siete minutos para exponer su proyecto o idea. El público disfruta de numerosas presentaciones de naturaleza muy diversa en un breve periodo de tiempo: una potente dosis de creatividad comprimida. Al finalizar, las presentaciones dejan paso a un espacio para el encuentro entre los participantes y el público asistente. Es el momento de expandir las redes e interconectarlas, futuros socios, usuarios, colaboradores o patrocinadores pueden comunicarse. El festival da pues la oportunidad a los asistentes de conocer de cerca a los ponentes y plantearles preguntas o comentarios, también disfrutar del ambiente y la música y de conocer nuevas fuentes de inspiración.

PechaKucha es una organización sin ánimo de lucro que busca la promoción de la creatividad actuando de forma local con un alcance global. Ni los participantes ni la organización perciben remuneración alguna por su colaboración en PechaKucha Night Murcia, aunque siempre y cuando los participantes necesiten de traslado, avituallamiento y alojamiento, se tratará de facilitar en la medida de lo posible, gracias a los patrocinios con empresas privadas o públicas. Desde hace 3 años el proyecto está comisariado por la asociación cultural de ámbito nacional La Lanzadera, una plataforma nacida para impulsar proyectos culturales propios y apoyar los de otras asociaciones o colectivos.

The PechaKucha Nights son una idea original de Astrid Klein y Mark Dytham del estudio Klein Dytham architecture. Comenzaron a celebrarse en Tokio en 2003 y actualmente se ha expandido a más de 373 ciudades de todo el mundo, entre ellas Nueva York, Londres, Berlín, Moscú, Vancouver o Rotterdam. En España se realiza de manera oficial en las principales ciudades.

La Lanzadera cultural es la entidad escogida para organizar y promover la licencia PechaKucha Night en Murcia, mediante un acuerdo con PechaKucha international, poniéndose como objetivo llevar a cabo al menos un par de ediciones al año en esta región. Siempre en colaboración con el estudio Sublima, en labores de producción y comunicación.

 

PechaKucha [ペチャクチャ] Night Murcia x La Lanzadera

Próximas 10 Ponencias13 de junio a las 20:20 h en el Centro de Artesanía de Murcia

Contact: Nacho Abadía (teléfono: 697995074)

Artesanía de la Región de Murcia en la Feria del Mueble de Yecla

La 62ª edición de la Feria del Mueble de Yecla se celebra del 28 al 31 de mayo de 2024, consolidándose como un evento de referencia en el sector del mueble tanto a nivel nacional como internacional.

En esta edición, la Dirección General de Impulso al Comercio, Innovación Empresarial e Industrias y Oficios Artesanales presentará una destacada exposición de productos artesanales regionales relacionados con el sector Hábitat. La exposición estará ubicada en el hall de entrada del recinto ferial, un espacio cedido por la Feria de Yecla.

El stand, diseñado por el Colegio Oficial de Diseñadores de Interior y Decoradores de la Región de Murcia (CODIDRM), mostrará piezas de artesanos regionales especializadas en decoración e interiorismo, promoviendo la integración de muebles y elementos decorativos completamente artesanales en los espacios profesionales.

Entre los artesanos y empresas artesanas participantes se encuentran: Alejandro Sevilla presenta su firma de productos realizados con esparto, “Espartéame”. Carlos Jiménez Cenamor, ceramista conocido como “DelAmorYLaBelleza”. Constanza López Orbea destaca con su firma de lámparas, “Miapulpa”. El escultor José Soler Navarro, el polifacético artista Manuel López Menárguez, y la esmaltadora Anabel del Canto también formarán parte de la exposición. Fundirmetal Amando mostrará sus obras en bronce, mientras que Ginesa Albaladejo presentará esculturas en barro. Jarapas de Artellano, los vidrieros Ismael Cerezo, conocido como “Flyppy”, y Carmen Martínez Azorín, junto con Mayra Jiménez Costa y su marca “El Arte de Hacer Nudos”, completan esta variada muestra de artesanía.

Este evento no solo busca destacar la calidad y creatividad de los productos artesanales de la región, sino también fomentar su integración en el mercado del mueble, impulsando así la innovación y el desarrollo económico local.

 

Centro de Artesanía de Cartagena Recibe Distinción por Calidad Turística en Entrega de Diplomas SICTED

El Ayuntamiento de Cartagena ha acogido el jueves 11 de abril la entrega de diplomas SICTED al Compromiso de Calidad Turística, donde el Centro Regional de Artesanía de Cartagena también ha sido distinguido. En el evento estuvieron presentes la alcaldesa, Noelia Arroyo, la concejal delegada de Turismo, Beatriz Sánchez, y el director general de Competitividad y Calidad Turística, Patricio Sánchez.

El Centro Regional de Artesanía de Cartagena recibió el certificado SICTED al Compromiso de Calidad Turística. En total, 74 empresas y servicios de Cartagena renovaron su distintivo SICTED, mientras que 18 recibieron una nueva distinción. La entrega de los diplomas fue un reconocimiento al valor que estas entidades agregan a la ciudad y a su plan estratégico de turismo.

El SICTED proporciona un sistema de gestión y mejora de la calidad a las empresas turísticas. Para obtener o mantener el distintivo de “Compromiso de Calidad Turística”, se requiere la realización de diversas actividades anuales, como formación, implementación de buenas prácticas y evaluaciones externas.

Abierto el plazo para registrar actividades para los Días Europeos de la Artesanía 2024

  • Se celebrará en varios países europeos del 2 al 7 de abril.
  • El objetivo de estas jornadas es acercar al público los secretos de los oficios artesanos

Madrid, 23.1.2024.- Europa volverá a celebrar los Días Europeos de la Artesanía del 2 al 7 de abril. Durante esa semana se ofrecerán actividades gratuitas que acercarán a visitantes y curiosos de todas las edades a la esfera de la creación artesanal. Ferias, jornadas de puertas abiertas en talleres o en la nube, demostraciones en directo, exposiciones presenciales o virtuales, conferencias, etc. tanto en formato presencial, respetando todas las medidas de protección, como en formato virtual o ambos a la vez. Una semana en torno a la artesanía en la que se invita a participar a artistas que deseen mostrar sus creaciones y compartir sus procedimientos de trabajo con el público.

Al igual que el año pasado, se incluirán los “Encuentros Singulares”, actividades especiales que ofrecerán una visita exclusiva para grupos reducidos en un lugar que no suele estar abierto al público.

El plazo de inscripción de actividades para artesanos e instituciones públicas y privadas ya está abierto en la web www.diasdelaartesania.es, donde se irá actualizando progresivamente el programa de actividades. Para proponer actividades es necesario darse de alta en la página web para subir posteriormente la propuesta especificando el título, una breve descripción, días, fechas y lugar de la actividad propuesta.

The objective of these conferences is to bring the secrets of the work of luthiers, jewelers, potters, lace makers, blacksmiths, weavers and all kinds of artisan trades closer to the public, to spread their enormous wealth and uniqueness. In Europe it will be held in other countries such as Germany, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Georgia, Hungary, Italy, Malta, Poland, Portugal and the United Kingdom.

En la anterior edición se llevaron a cabo más de 470 actividades en toda España. De todas ellas, 437 fueron actividades presenciales de distinta índole como jornadas de puertas
abiertas (talleres artesanos, asociaciones, espacios de trabajo, etc.), demostraciones de oficios, talleres prácticos para niños y adultos, exposiciones, así como actividades de comunicación del sector. También hubo 26 actividades online, como visitas virtuales de talleres artesanos y demostraciones en directo y 7 tuvieron formato online y presencial. Andalucía es la comunidad con mayor número de actividades, 124, seguida de la Comunidad Valenciana con 81, Galicia con 57, Castilla y León con 56, y el Principado de Asturias con un programa de 55 actividades.

Esta iniciativa es promovida por la Escuela de Organización Industrial (EOI), a través de su área de promoción de la artesanía, Fundesarte y junto a Oficio y Arte (Organización de los Artesanos de España).

About Fundesarte

Fundesarte es, desde 1981, la organización de referencia en la promoción y el desarrollo de las empresas artesanas españolas. Es una iniciativa de la Escuela de Organización Industrial, que forma parte del Ministerio de Industria y Turismo. Su labor se centra en potenciar, poner en valor y comunicar la calidad del producto artesano y la sostenibilidad de sus procesos de elaboración, a través de actividades de promoción, entre las que destacan los Premios Nacionales de Artesanía, proyectos expositivos y los Días Europeos de la Artesanía.

 

ALMALEON y PAJARITAS CON JOTA ganan la mejor decoración de estands de la Muestra de Artesanía de Navidad 2023

El director general de Impulso al Comercio, Innovación Empresarial e Industrias y Oficios Artesanales, Rafael Gómez, entregó hoy los cheques a los ganadores de la mejor decoración de estands de la Muestra de Artesanía de Navidad 2023.

Este concurso, que se desarrolló durante la pasada Muestra de Navidad con gran participación en redes sociales, premia a dos artesanos que han realizado el mejor estand a criterio del público. Por segundo año consecutivo, el primer premio, dotado con 300 euros, fue otorgado a la firma artesana de joyas en metacrilato ALMALEON, de Ascensión Aparicio; mientras que el segundo premio, con una dotación de 200 euros, lo obtuvo la firma artesana PAJARITAS CON JOTA, de Jorge Martínez.

Además de reconocer a los ganadores, en este mismo evento se entregaron cuatro nuevos carnets artesanos. En concreto, a la bisutera Ascensión Aparicio; al sastre Jorge Martínez; a la modista y bordadora Mónica López, de la firma de bolsos artesanos ‘Baging’; y a la elaboradora de macramé Esperanza Sánchez, de la firma artesana ‘Macrahope’.

Casi 200 nacimientos participan en el VI Concurso de Belenes de la Región de Murcia

Los premiados este año son los de la parroquia La Purísima del Llano de Molina, la Asociación Belenista de Lorca, el centro educativo Monteagudo, el Ayuntamiento de Caravaca de la Cruz y el particular Francisco Marín Juliá

Un total de 197 nacimientos y portales han participado este año en la VI edición del Concurso de Belenes de la Región de Murcia, organizado por la Dirección General de Impulso al Comercio, Innovación Empresarial e Industrias y Oficios Artesanales, en colaboración con la Asociación International Network Belencribs, para promocionar y premiar la labor artesana del montaje del Belén por Navidad.

En concreto, se han presentado 25 a la categoría de Parroquias, 49 a la de Asociaciones, cinco a la de Centros Educativos, cinco ayuntamientos y 113 particulares. Esta mañana se celebró en el Centro Regional de Artesanía de Murcia el acto de entrega de los galardones a los premiados de esta edición.

Los ganadores han sido la parroquia La Purísima del Llano de Molina; la Asociación Belenista de Lorca, el centro educativo Monteagudo, el Ayuntamiento de Caravaca de la Cruz y Francisco Marín Juliá.

El objetivo de este certamen es “revivir la tradición ancestral de interpretar las sagradas escrituras en el arte, materializada en una de las más populares artesanías como es el belén, creación escenográfica de una historia simbólica que impregna nuestra cultura”, según destacó el director general del ramo, Rafael Gómez.

A la hora de valorar las obras, el jurado ha tenido en cuenta aspectos como la escenificación, la perspectiva, la iluminación, la representación de lugares de la Región de Murcia y que las figuras estén realizadas por belenistas regionales. Dicho jurado ha estado compuesto por José Molero, presidente de la Asociación International Network Belencribs; José Fructuoso, experto en el sector belenístico; y José Morales, miembro de la Asociación International Network Belencribs.

Abierto el plazo para presentar candidaturas al VI Concurso de Belenes de la Región de Murcia

El certamen cuenta con las categorías de Centros Educativos, Particulares, Ayuntamientos, Parroquias, Asociaciones y Peñas Huertanas

El jurado valorará que en los belenes se utilicen figuras realizadas por artesanos de la Región de Murcia

La Asociación Belencribs, en colaboración con la Dirección General de Impulso al Comercio, Innovación Empresarial e Industrias y Oficios Artesanales, ha abierto el plazo para la presentación de candidaturas al VI Concurso de Belenes de la Región de Murcia.

Los interesados en participar en este certamen podrán presentar sus belenes a este concurso hasta el próximo 15 de diciembre, a las 14:00 horas. El objetivo es “difundir el belenismo como una de las tradiciones más arraigadas en la artesanía regional, así como incrementar su interés por estos productos de cara a las fechas navideñas”, según señaló el director general de Comercio, Innovación Empresarial e Industrias y Oficios Artesanales, Rafael Gómez, durante la presentación de las bases del concurso, en la que estuvo acompañado por el presidente de la Asociación Belencribs, José Molero.

El concurso cuenta con cinco categorías: Centros Educativos, Particulares, Ayuntamientos, Parroquias, Asociaciones y Peñas Huertanas. Las bases de participación se encuentran en la web de Belencribs. Los interesados en participar tendrán que enviar al número de teléfono 601 250 612 un WhatsApp en el que se debe indicar el nombre completo de la persona/entidad que se presenta; la dirección del Belén indicando la localidad; fotografías; un vídeo de duración máxima de tres minutos; y una descripción del Belén, explicando quiénes han participado en el montaje, materiales utilizados y cuantos comentarios se quieran resaltar. Como novedad, los belenes participantes deben de tener un mínimo de 2,5 metros en su totalidad.

Todos los participantes deberán tener domicilio en la Región de Murcia y se valorará que en las composiciones se utilicen figuras realizadas por artesanos belenistas regionales. La entrega de premios se realizará el 21 de diciembre, en el Centro Regional de Artesanía de Murcia.

Talleres de oficios artesanos dentro del programa educativo Murcia Educadora

Hoy 2 de noviembre, han comenzado los talleres de oficios artesanos en el Centro Regional de Artesanía de Murcia, gracias a la colaboración de la Dirección General de impulso al comercio, innovación empresarial e industrias y oficios artesanales, y al programa educativo Murcia Educadora del Ayto. de Murcia, estas actividades está previsto que finalicen el 26 de abril .

El Centro Regional de Artesanía de Murcia se enorgullece en presentar una gama de actividades educativas destinadas a promover la creatividad, el conocimiento de oficios artesanos y la exploración cultural entre estudiantes de diferentes edades.

El programa, diseñado para grupos escolares, incluye:

Talleres Educativos:

Taller Creativo de Pan: Dirigido a niños de 5 años de edad, este taller permite a los estudiantes manipular masa de pan brioche, fomentando habilidades sensoriales, creatividad y educación alimentaria. Impartido por Confitería Maiquéz. (Lunes)

Taller de Juguetes y Malabares: Destinado a niños de 6 años, ofrece la oportunidad de explorar la elaboración de juguetes y malabares con materiales reciclados, fomentando la creatividad y la coordinación. Impartido por Sergio Ros. (Martes)

Taller de Encuadernación Manual: Destinado a estudiantes de 3º y 4º de primaria, este taller enseña a elaborar libretas utilizando la técnica de encuadernación japonesa, fomentando la destreza manual y la conciencia sobre el reciclaje. Impartido por Fernando Martínez. (Miércoles)

Taller de Barro Creativo: Para estudiantes de 1º y 2º de primaria, este taller ofrece la experiencia directa con la arcilla, permitiendo la creación de piezas personalizadas y una visita guiada por los espacios del Centro de Artesanía. Impartido por Verónica Maccorin. (Jueves)

Visitas Guiadas:

El Centro también ofrece visitas guiadas gratuitas para grupos, permitiendo a los visitantes explorar los diferentes oficios artesanos, disfrutar de demostraciones en vivo, y contemplar las Obras Ganadoras de los Premios Regionales de Artesanía.

Horario y Consideraciones Importantes:

Horario: De 10:15 a 12:15 horas.

Almuerzo: Se recomienda traer almuerzo para disfrutar en el parque situado frente al Centro, siempre y cuando las condiciones climáticas lo permitan.

Estas actividades educativas tienen un costo de 5€ por alumno/a, que se abonará en el Centro de Artesanía.

Para más información y reservas, los interesados pueden contactar con el Centro Regional de Artesanía de Murcia en la siguiente dirección: C/ Francisco Rabal, 6. (Jardín del Salitre), Murcia.

El Centro Regional de Artesanía de Murcia se complace en ofrecer estas oportunidades educativas para que los estudiantes exploren, aprendan y se sumerjan en el maravilloso mundo de la artesanía regional.

 

 

 

CANDIDATES FOR REGIONAL CRAFT AWARDS 2023

Below, you can learn about the projects of the candidates competing for the 8 categories of the 2023 Regional Craft Awards.

Currently, his works are exhibited in the Regional Crafts Center of Murcia, located at Calle Francisco Rabal, 6.

Voting deadline October 1, 2023. 

VOTE THROUGH THIS LINK

  1. The Regional Crafts Award (€3,000) recognizes a work and a consolidated career in regional Crafts.

a) Under the motto “40 years with the passion of bringing the taste of the sea to your table” we present the project of Salazones Garre, an artisan company from San Pedro del Pinatar that works with the conviction that “you always have to try to do better” , keeping alive the maxim of its founder, Don Felipe Garre,. This year, in its 40th anniversary, Salazones Garre is memory of the past, innovation and commitment to environmental sustainability for the future. Family business with 3 generations of artisans, a leader in its sector, with a highly qualified team and facilities of more than five thousand square meters, with all the technological innovations that allow them to produce gourmet artisanal salted fish, one of the 1001 flavors of the region of Murcia, using the maximum quality and hygiene controls, which are marketed throughout the national territory and also in the international market, bringing the taste of the sea to the tables of customers in 10 countries.

https://www.salazonesgarre.com/

b) “Reflection of a life. “Art in silk” by Rosa López Torres. In the Rosa Torres Workshop, created in 1995, scarves, scarves, fans, and kimonos are exclusively hand painted. Depending on the use for which the garments are intended, they are painted on satin, chiffon, velvet, being true works of live art. The process is laborious and each piece is unique. This artisan with 28 years in the trade, her products are marketed internationally, with the Regional Craft Centers being one of her most valued showcases. What was initially a hobby became a very rewarding job that allows him even today, at 76 years old, to continue enjoying painting and receive the love of people who still keep Rosa Torres's first handkerchief as a jewel. Some time ago one of her clients wrote: “As a reflection in the calm and deep water of a pond, I already perceive the sensitivity that Rosa Torres' silks breathe, because light like water are its strength and its mystery.”

https://rosatorres.es/


  1. Artisan Product Award (1,500 euros), those artisan products or collections made and marketed in the two years prior to the call are valued.

a) “Marineras” Collection by Verónica Maccorin Biasoli. With this collection, the artisan represents in an innovative way the “Marinera”, a very original and delicious traditional gastronomic product from Murcia. Its objective is to represent and enhance the Marinera in different forms, such as refrigerator magnets, brooches to wear on clothing or on platters and plates to serve different appetizers, incorporating it into everyday elements in an original and contemporary way. The development of these pieces is done manually so each piece is unique, without the use of molds. They are made of ceramic, which when fired at 1000ºC acquire a high product quality and durability over time. This product has image registration in trademarks and patents.

https://maccorin.com/

b) “Cleta” Collection by Strambotica. This collection is made with passion and commitment, using sustainable materials and artisanal techniques. Each piece they present, bag, necklace, earrings, bracelet and brooches, has been carefully crafted by hand, using recycled paper printed with timeless designs and ecological materials to minimize environmental impact. They promote sustainability in fashion, and this collection is an example of how creativity and craftsmanship can converge with environmental responsibility, resulting in long-lasting, unique and high-quality pieces. With the Cleta collection, from the strambotic brand, they want to communicate and transmit their sustainable values and offer messages that, with everyone's help, another world is possible.

https://strambotica.es/

c) “Leona” ceramic vase by Mamitaislove.

“Leona” is a vase made of ceramic (19 x 11.5 cm) and on its front we find the head of a lioness that stares at you and on the back, some mulberry leaves adorn the top in a cascade. This star product has been made from the humblest raw materials that we can find in the craft of a ceramic craftsman, “clay”. In a raw state, he has painted the piece using slips of different colors. To finish it, he has enamelled it with a pike yellow color. Throughout the process, sustainability and respect for the environment have been taken into account in the care and use of the materials manipulated in the manufacturing process. Leona is inspired by her passion for nature and its beauty, the flora and fauna that accompanies it, its colors, movement and life.

https://www.instagram.com/mamitaislove/

d) “Beeswax Candles” Collection by Elena M. Esteban. Beeswax candles are the result of a laborious process that begins with the collection of wax from the honeycombs of bees in the Region of Murcia. With their beautiful golden color and sweet, natural fragrance, they add a touch of charm and elegance to any space, in addition to being aesthetically appealing, they are an environmentally friendly option. This makes them an eco-friendly alternative to synthetic wax or paraffin candles. Beeswax has a higher melting point than paraffin, which means beeswax candles have greater heat resistance and can burn longer without melting or dripping. This ensures longer life and long-lasting enjoyment. In short, beeswax candles are a true artisanal gem that combines beauty, fragrance and quality.

http://www.gimiele.com/

e) Illustration “The Kiss” by Eloy González. MEASUREMENTS: A3 (42 cm X 60 cm) Production technique: Digital illustration. Materials used: 220 gr cotton paper. Year of production: 2022. Murcian imagery has always had its own style but as an illustrator subjected to millions of visual impacts due to the amount of information we see today, the author has always had that interest in renewing the art that we see. surrounds Or at least, transform it so that, although its meaning does not change, it arouses another added interest. In this case, The Kiss is an illustration of two orchards inspired by the mythical photograph of the kiss between a sailor and a nurse in the middle of Time Square taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt in 1945. That gesture is so iconic and has become a reference image of Our current culture has been transferred to our city of Murcia in the middle of the Spring Festival in one of the most important places in the Region, our cathedral. That symbol of the kiss is the closing of a day in which the city explodes. A day when barracks, parades and dances are in every corner of the city and friends and family gather to celebrate the culture of the garden, our culture, our roots.

https://eloygonzalez.com/

f) Collection “From the possible to the desirable” of Del Amor y la Belleza created by Carlos Jiménez, a chromatic allegory of a better future. During the months dedicated to the development of this proposal for the LOVISUAL urban art festival, called FROM THE POSSIBLE TO THE DESIRABLE, he focused his gaze on the “built environment”, the relationship between the environment modified by humans for use and enjoyment, and the natural environment introduced into the city. The experiment that makes up the intervention consists of making palpable the summary of the urban ecosystem that our human development makes possible, materializing it through a set of pieces made with thousands of porcelain leaves, obtained through the lost mold technique, using plant species. found in the area of your study; as well as being able to propose other ways of formalizing the city, which facilitate a richer plant world, and, therefore, a happier city population.

https://www.instagram.com/delamorylabelleza/


  1. The Artisan Entrepreneurship Award (1,500 euros) distinguishes the entrepreneur who has stood out for the introduction of new concepts in the sector, in areas such as product, distribution, marketing or design.

a) Vanesa Castaño with her project “Clay Jewelry, Mamitaislove”.

“Mamita is Love” is a registered brand of handmade ceramic jewelry, which begins its production and sale in 2022/23. The raw material used in its production is a white earthenware without chamotte, clay that in its first firing acquires a white similar to that of porcelain and in its second and last firing, reaches a temperature of 1000 degrees, with an enamel base. transparent that gives it that characteristic shine of glazed ceramics. Their collections are mainly inspired by nature, wildlife, flora and fauna, where the Lion and Lioness are protagonists, totems that inspire strength and survival. These ceramic pieces have required the use of other bead materials to give them a functional finish. In this case, a volcanic stone chain and stainless steel closures have been used.

https://www.instagram.com/mamitaislove/

b) Mª Paz and Francisco José Jiménez with their artisan jam project “Traditional Jams”. It is a company of artisan jams made entirely by hand, run by these two brothers, children of a couple of emigrant artisans who learned a trade, partly in France, where they were raised and educated, and in Spain, where their roots and your heart. Since 2021 they embark on the path of family continuity. Their admiration and respect for the jam culture leads them every day to perpetuate and improve the techniques learned. A sense of responsibility that led them to achieve 10th place in the 2021 World Championship in the specialty of artisan jams.

https://www.facebook.com/ConfiTradicionales/

 

c) Elena M. Esteban with her beekeeping project “Gimiele”. Elena, an entrepreneur and amateur beekeeper for 15 years, embarked on professional beekeeping 7 years ago and currently has about 400 hives throughout the Region of Murcia. Its objective is to produce honey of the highest quality possible and make it reach the final public without it undergoing any industrial transformation. All of her products are limited, since for her, both the quality of the product and the well-being of the bees are very important. Their honeys, propolis, royal jelly, pollen, candles and liqueurs are unique products as they mix the best of traditional methods with the most innovative ones.

http://www.gimiele.com/

d) Eloy González with his project “Murcia de cerca”. Measurements: a3 (42 cm x 60 cm); production technique: digital illustration; Materials used: 220 gr cotton paper. Year of production: 2020. “Murcia up close” It is a collection of illustrated plates of the places and corners of the city of Murcia and what happens there. A collection that arises from the need to represent and give a current and more modern vision of Murcian imagery, using techniques and approaches different from those traditionally used by painters and watercolorists. This project covers a series of pieces in which the Murcian culture is represented through the different spaces of the city, its customs and its gastronomy, which is constantly evolving.

https://eloygonzalez.com/

e) Charo Romero with her recycled fashion project called “CERRICHE MODA UPCYCLING”. Artisan fashion brand project created by Charo Romero. With the CERRICHE brand they create sustainable and circular fashion where recycling, reducing and reusing is their philosophy. Through creative recycling they carry out an artistic transformation of disused materials; In this case jeans that are normally considered waste and through creativity acquire a new shape, a new use and a new useful life together with the completely artisanal manufacturing process. Charo Romero is dedicated to UPCYCLING (recycling).

https://www.instagram.com/cerri_che/

d) Carlos Jiménez Cenamor, Of Love and Beauty, with his project “OhMotherNature”, description of the Murcian orchard through its landscape through the use of porcelain. With the intention of obtaining a detailed description of the landscape of the Murcian orchard, as well as reflecting the need for active individual participation in the care of such a delicate and vulnerable asset, since 2020, he has been creating a series of objects that show the biodiversity of the context in the one who lives and works, the result of human decisions about the natural and cultural ecosystems that we make up. To do this, by painting with porcelain the leaves collected in his garden, he makes hundreds of reliable plant reproductions that preserve both the shape and the original ribs, and which, joined together, form a series of pieces that summarize the plant species, the passage of seasons, as well as the complexity of the orchard landscapes, which provide identity, beauty and well-being to the Region of Murcia.

https://www.instagram.com/delamorylabelleza/


  1. The Award for the Promotion of Crafts for Private Entities (1,500 euros) recognizes the best programs, campaigns or initiatives to promote this activity.

a) “Ruralmur” Association. Registered as an entity serving crafts, it is an association dedicated to promoting crafts, rural tourism and traditional trade in the region of Murcia. Crafts, leisure activities, gastronomy, painting... all sectors and artists have a place in Ruralmur, since all of them can exhibit their products, offers and works for free on the Ruralmur website and App, facilitating the public so that you can discover the corners and artisan products in an accessible way.

https://ruralmur.com/


  1. The Promote Public Entities Award (without financial award) recognizes the best programs, campaigns or initiatives to promote the artisan sector.

Murcia City Council. From the Hon. Murcia City Council is carrying out work to disseminate the craft sector, as a sociocultural expression of our history, with craft activity being a source of employment, tourist and cultural resources and constituting an innovative business fabric of products.

From the city council of Murcia and in collaboration with the General Directorate of Crafts, the promotion of development and competitiveness in the craft sector is pursued, recognizing the great importance and representativeness of the sector, through promotional campaigns, as well as the realization of workshops and activities that pursue the dissemination and dissemination of crafts in general.

In addition to the collaboration in the Christmas Crafts Exhibition, the city council carries out other types of projects in relation to crafts such as: the Murcia Educa Project at the Murcia Crafts Center, the Todos los Santos Traditional Market, the artisan workshops carried out in cultural centers, etc., with special mention for the Casa del Belén, located in Puente Tocinos.

https://www.murcia.es/


  1. The Belén Artesano Award rewards the career of the nativity scene company and the product presented. Endowed with €1,500.

a) “Salzillesco Birth” by María del Mar Blázquez. This artisan is the daughter and sister of artists; His father, the image sculptor D. Domingo Blázquez Carrasco, founded the workshop in which the family continues to work today. The Nativity scene presented on this occasion is a copy of the one made by the sculptor Francisco Salzillo for a private collection. All the pieces are made by hand, not using molds and have been made of clay baked in a Moorish oven, the gilding is made of gold leaf and painted with stew, a delicate decoration that is made with egg yolk. The complete Nativity scene is presented accompanied by the Three Wise Men and their pages.

https://www.facebook.com/escultoramar/

b) “Hebrew style nativity scene” by Belenes Murcia, SL Techniques used and sources of inspiration. Sources of inspiration: Design and style inspired by the Birth of Jesus, which every Christmas commemorates the birth of living people that Saint Francis of Assisi carried out in 1223. Later, the sculptor Francisco Salzillo (born in Naples and married to a woman from Murcia) in the 18th century, commissioned a nativity scene carved in clay for the Riquelme family, which to this day and after several generations has reached us and It is valued by the entire world. Clay clay: Raw material arrived from the quarries of Lorca (land of potters). Canvas: Recycled 100% cotton fabric, dipped in 30% carpenter's glue and diluted in 70% water. Polychromy: water-based pigments, with golden water-based touches.

http://www.belenesmurcia.com/


  1. Food Award, rewards the best artisan food product in the Region of Murcia, worth €1,500.

a) “Murcian carrasca bread” from El Horno by Javi Moreno. In “La Madrugada” by Javier Moreno we seek to recover the rich Murcian traditions; one of them is, without a doubt, Carrasca bread. Updated to the new sourdough bread regulations, we find a bread with a great aroma and flavor, with a caramelized color resulting from a long fermentation and an intense aroma of cereals, wheat and corn. The perfect bread to accompany the breakfasts and meals of Murcians.

https://www.instagram.com/la_madrugada_javier_moreno/

b) “Mariage Royal, 10th best jam in the world” from Confituras Tradicionales. This is the jam that has allowed Confituras Tradicionales to be in 10th place in the world ranking of the World Jam Championship held in 2021 in France. Conceived as an allegory that represents the essence of the company: a symbiosis of traditions and culture between Spain and France, composed of a special apricot from the Provencal Alps and the “Reina Claudia” plum from Caravaca de la Cruz. A jam made the old-fashioned way, with hand-pitted fruit, cooked in double-bottomed copper pots, heated by steam. Fruit and cane sugar, nothing more. This, along with comprehensive handwork, is the hallmark of their jams and their company.

https://www.facebook.com/ConfiTradicionales/

c) “Combined: honey, royal jelly, pollen and propolis” from Gimiele, is made up of raw honey, fresh pollen, propolis and royal jelly. It is a combination that makes the product taste good and provides the body with extra vitality, vitamins, and well-being. This way your body will be more resistant to fatigue, stress and possible diseases. Honey: Being a honey without any chemical or mechanical transformation, it contains all its aromas and benefits. Pollen: Its complex composition contains valuable enzymes, vitamins and minerals that make it a superfood, since it is the only food that contains all 22 essential amino acids. It is advisable to strengthen the immune system, especially during times of change of season. Royal Jelly: It is Nature's most complete food: it gives us energy, vitamins, minerals and strengthens our body with a small dose. In addition, it is one of the best supplements to improve memory. Propolis: provides benefits and ideal medicinal properties when it comes to raising defenses and fighting flu, colds and skin problems.

http://www.gimiele.com/


  1. New Talents Award, rewards new artisan talents, with an amount of €1,500.


a) Collection of “Wave” luminaires by Pilar Moreno Monreal. Wave is a collection of table lamps characterized by its design that combines elements of traditional craftsmanship with contemporary shapes and lines. Cement will be the main material with which variations will arise depending on its color and the weight added to it. The lighting is LED and wireless; This is activated by pressing the light itself. The power source is batteries, with this we manage to improve the aesthetic appearance of the product by eliminating cables. The purpose of this project is to offer an ecological and sustainable option that adds value to crafts as a creative practice.

b) “Malevich” collection of contemporary jewelry by Julio Alberto Yáñez Jiménez.

The pieces are inspired by Kazimir Malevich's Suprematism, a movement that reaches everything from nothing, that is, reaching the summum with the minimum expression. This collection, with a very short run, is made by hand, except for the methacrylate laser cutting process; They are exclusive pieces designed for a select client who knows how to appreciate the potential of artisan pieces. Before the artisanal production of the metal pieces, design software has been used and work has been done with a 3D resin printer to produce prototypes that will later be cast using Delft sand, thus merging new technologies with contemporary jewelry. For this project, a market study of jewelry customers has been carried out to adapt the product to the market. The materials used are both silver and recycled methacrylate.

 

 

Exposición “Camino” de Anabel del Canto

Durante el mes de septiembre se ha celebrado la exposición denominada “Camino” de Anabel del Canto, del 31 de agosto al 29 de septiembre de 2023 en el Centro Regional de Artesanía de Murcia.

Donde el visitante pudo conocer diferentes obras, esculturas y cuadros, desde el inicio de su carrera hasta el día de hoy. Las piezas fueron seleccionadas por el comisario David Vicente, con el fin de plasmar su trayectoria en esta muestra de productos.

Anabel del Canto, es Maestra Artesana de la Región de Murcia y Técnico Superior en Artes Plásticas por la Escuela Massana de Barcelona. Desde 1978 se dedica a la técnica del esmalte al fuego sobre metal a 900º.

Ha realizado trabajos en docencia tanto en pintura como en esmaltes en la Región de Murcia y en Alicante. Realiza trofeos personalizados, regalos de empresa, pieza única y seriada de cuadros y esculturas, también realizo joyería de Autor.

A lo largo de su trayectoria, ha recibido diversos premios regionales, el último obtenido fue el Premio Regional de Artesanía de la Región de Murcia en 2019, así como también ha sido galardonada en otros concursos nacionales.

Ha participado en diferentes exposiciones internacionales en Shangay, Pekín y París.

National Craft Awards 2023

The Official State Gazette of July 7 publishes the extract that launches the call for the XVI edition of the National Crafts Awards, which includes the usual modalities: National Craft Award, with an endowment of 7,000 eur; Product Award, with an endowment of 3,000 eur.; Entrepreneurship Award, also with an endowment of 3,000 eur.; Promociona Award for Private Entities, with an endowment of 3,000 eur.; and Promociona Award for Public Entities, without financial endowment.

The deadline for submitting applications is 30 calendar days from the day after the publication of this extract in the BOE, and ends on August 7 at 11:59 p.m.

complete bases here.

www.premiosnacionalesdeartesania.com

Grants for individual artisans and artisan companies.

BASIC INFORMATION

Object: To grant subsidies, to be granted under a special competition regime, provided for in article 22 of Law 7/2005, of November 18, on Subsidies of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia, to individual artisans and companies artisans, who meet the conditions established in Law 1/2014, of March 13, on Crafts in the Region of Murcia, modified by Law 9/2015, so that artisan workshops design and innovate, enhance their productive activity, improve the safety and quality of their workshops and products, and increase their marketing.

INFORMATION OF INTEREST

1.- The beneficiaries of the subsidies convened by this Order may be the artisan companies and individual artisans that are considered Micro companies, in the category of SMEs (in accordance with the definition established in Regulation (EU) No. 651 /2014 of the Commission, of June 17, 2014), with a workforce of less than 10 workers, dedicated to the production of artisan products in accordance with Law 1/2014, of March 13, on Crafts in the Region of Murcia, modified by Law 9/2015, of March 24, and the regulations that develop it; and whose craft workshop is located in the Region of Murcia.

2. Applicants in whom some of the circumstances listed in article 13.2 of Law 38/2003, of November 17, General Subsidies, may not be beneficiaries of the subsidies regulated in this order, in the cases that are applicable .

3. In no case may companies in crisis be beneficiaries of the subsidies contained in this Order, according to the definition established in the Community Guidelines on State Aid for the Rescue and Restructuring of Non-Financial Companies in Crisis (2014/C 249/ 01) (Official Gazette No. 244, of July 31, 2014).

4. Groups of individuals or legal entities, public or private, community property or any other type of economic unit or separate patrimony, even without legal personality, may access the condition of beneficiaries, provided that it is expressly stated both in both in the application and in the award resolution, the execution commitments assumed by each member of the group, as well as the amount of the subsidy to be applied by each one of them. In any case, a sole representative or agent of the group must be appointed, with sufficient powers to fulfill the obligations that, as beneficiary, correspond to the group. The group may not be dissolved until the legal statute of limitations has elapsed for the demand for reinstatement, as well as for the determination of infractions and imposition of sanctions.

5. The applicants will not have, prior to the issuance of the concession Resolution proposal, tax debts in the executive payment period with the Public Administration of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia, unless they are suspended or guaranteed, and must be up to date. Current tax and Social Security obligations, in accordance with the provisions of article 11 of Law 7/2005 on subsidies of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia and articles 13 and 14 of Law 38/2003 , of November 17, General Grants.

6. The accreditation of these requirements will be carried out by means of a responsible declaration of subsidy (according to the model in Annex I).

7. Beneficiaries must adopt the adequate publicity of the public nature of the financing of investments or actions of any kind that are the subject of a subsidy, in the terms provided in the corresponding resolutions for the granting of subsidies.

Recipients: Citizenship and Companies and other Entities.

Artisanal companies and individual artisans that are considered Micro-enterprise, in the SME category (in accordance with the definition established in Regulation (EU) No. 651/2014 of Commission, of June 17, 2014), with a workforce of less than 10 workers, dedicated to the production of artisan products in accordance with Law 1/2014, of March 13, on Crafts in the Region of Murcia, modified by Law 9/2015, of March 24, and the regulations that develop it; and whose artisan workshop is located in the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia.

Immediate processing: No

Periodicity: Subject to call

Submission period: from 05/12/2023 to 08/04/2023

The deadline for submitting applications is 60 business days, counted from the day after the publication of the extract of the order of this call in the BORM.

Responsible Organic Unit (and code DIR3)

REGION OF MURCIA
DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, SOCIAL ECONOMY AND THE SELF-EMPLOYED
GENERAL DIRECTORATE OF CONSUMPTION AND CRAFTS (A14036703)

Appendix 1

Open the period to register activities for the European Days of Crafts

  • It will be held in various European countries from March 27 to April 2.
  • Spain will be the guest country with the "Singular Encounters"

Europe will once again celebrate the European Craft Days from March 27 to April 2. During that week, free activities will be offered that will bring visitors and curious people of all ages closer to the sphere of artisan creation. Fairs, open days in workshops or in the cloud, live demonstrations, face-to-face or virtual exhibitions, conferences, etc. both in face-to-face format, respecting all protection measures, and in virtual format or both at the same time. A week around crafts in which artists who wish to show their creations and share their work procedures with the public are invited to participate.

This year, Spain will be the guest country and the regular program will include the first "Singular Encounters", special activities that will offer an exclusive visit for small groups in a place that is not usually open to the public.

The registration period for activities for artisans and public and private institutions is now open on the website www.diasdelaartesania.es, where the program of activities will be progressively updated. In order to propose activities, it is necessary for the artisan person or the institution to register on the website to later upload the proposal specifying the title, a brief description, days, dates and place in case the activity is face-to-face. If it is online, the activity will be reflected on the map, but will not include location data. You can also attach up to a maximum of three photographs, as well as contact information and social networks.

The objective of these conferences is to bring the secrets of the work of luthiers, jewelers, potters, lace makers, blacksmiths, weavers and all kinds of artisan trades closer to the public, to spread their enormous wealth and uniqueness. In Europe it will be held in other countries such as Germany, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Georgia, Hungary, Italy, Malta, Poland, Portugal and the United Kingdom.

In the previous edition, more than 400 activities were carried out throughout Spain, being the third country with the most actions after France and Germany. Of all of them, 385 were face-to-face activities of a different nature, such as open days (craft workshops, associations, workspaces, etc.), trade demonstrations, practical workshops for children and adults, exhibitions, as well as communication activities in the sector. . There were also 17 online activities, such as virtual tours of artisan workshops and live demonstrations, and 14 were online and face-to-face. Andalusia and Castilla y León were the communities with the highest number of activities, 119 and 52, respectively, followed by the Community of Madrid and Galicia, with a program of 43 and 42 activities.

This initiative is promoted by the School of Industrial Organization (EOI), a public foundation and the first business school in Spain, and its area for the promotion of crafts, Fundesarte together with
a Craft and Art, Organization of Craftsmen of Spain.

 

About Fundesarte
Fundesarte is, since 1981, the reference organization in the promotion and development of Spanish artisan companies. It is an initiative of the School of Industrial Organization, which is part of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism. Its work focuses on promoting, valuing and communicating the quality of the artisan product and the sustainability of its production processes, through promotional activities, among which the National Craft Awards, exhibition projects and the European Days of Crafts stand out. the Craft.
www.eoi.es/es/conocenos/fundesarte// @Fundesarte // www.facebook.com/Fundesarte //
www.instagram.com/fundesarte

About EOI

The School of Industrial Organization (EOI) is the first Business School founded in Spain (1955). In its 65-year history, more than 142,000 executives and business managers specialized in leadership, internationalization and sustainability have passed through its classrooms.

As a public foundation attached to the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism and with the co-financing of the European Social Fund, it has promoted the businesses of more than 60,000 new entrepreneurs in Spain and founded a National Network of 50 Coworking Spaces in different cities of the country.
www.eoi.es // @eoi // http://www.facebook.com/eoi.edu // www.instagram.com/eoischool
For more information:
prensa@eoi.es
91 349 5656

On Valentine's Day, #Give Crafts #Give Love

The artisan products of the Region of Murcia are made one by one with a lot of love.

To celebrate Valentine's Day, the Craft Centers of the Region of Murcia, located in Murcia, Cartagena and Lorca, have prepared a selection of handmade products, made with a lot of love by our artisans.

Below, you can see some of our proposals to give away on this special day, and why not? Also for those who have not yet fallen in love, they can give themselves a whim.

La Rita Vintage, a new artisan firm, makes its debut at the Regional Craft Centers in this exhibition with collections of creative jewelry.

The Koyak artisan clothing firm presents its new collection of sweatshirts for him and her.

The occupational workshop "Aidemar" has created some ceramic envelopes so that you can give your partner a love letter.

In addition, in our gourmet products section, you will find; artisan honeys and jams from Traditional Jams (simply one of the best jams in the world), to sweeten your partner. Craft beers, such as Cátedra, Trinitaria or Yakka. Signature wines from different artisan wineries in the Region of Murcia. Bodegas Evine de Yecla, Balcona de Bullas or Salzillo de Jumilla, are the wines that you can select for this day.

Another gift idea, it will be a nice experience, to carry out a pottery workshop with your partner at the Murcia Craft Center. Special promotion of €25 per couple per hour and a half of workshop, which can be exchanged on Wednesdays from 5 to 6:30 p.m. or in the second shift from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. Ask for it and we will give you a gift voucher.

Workshop "Create your own Bethlehem portal"

Next Monday, December 19, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., you can make your own Bethlehem portal, using tree bark. Figures not included.

The figures should not exceed 16 cms. If you still do not have a nativity scene, you can buy your figures at the Craft Center, where we have a wide variety of nativity scenes of all the nativity scenes in the Region of Murcia; and if you already have it, don't hesitate to bring it, to see how it looks.

This workshop will be given by members of the Fuente Álamo Nativity Scene Association and the José de Nazaret Nativity Scene Association.

Free workshop thanks to the General Directorate of Consumption and Crafts.

Registrations:

Murcia Regional Craft Center

Calle Francisco Rabal, 6 – 30.009 Murcia

968 35 75 37 – centroartesaniamurcia@salzillosi.com

 

The Murcia Region Christmas Craft Show hosts 84 stands with traditional trades, gifts, food and nativity scenes

It can be visited until January 5 and will feature artisans from the Region and from Galicia, Castilla y León, Castilla-La Mancha, Valencia and Andalusia.

La consejera de Empresa, Empleo, Universidades y Portavocía, Valle Miguélez, inauguró hoy la 38 edición de la Muestra de Artesanía de Navidad de ...The Minister of Business, Employment, Universities and Spokesperson, Valle Miguélez, inaugurated today the 38th edition of the Murcia Region Christmas Craft Show.

The 38th edition of the Murcia Region Christmas Craft Show, which opened its doors today, has 84 stands with traditional trades, gifts, food and nativity scenes. Of the total booths, 82 belong to artisans, of which 77 are from the Region of Murcia, and five from Galicia, Castilla y León, Castilla-La Mancha, the Valencian Community and Andalusia. In addition, there is also an NGO and an institutional stand.

This traditional exhibition is located in Alfonso X el Sabio and Jaime I, in Murcia, and can be visited until January 5. The event is organized by the Ministry of Business, Employment, Universities and Spokesperson, through the General Directorate of Consumption and Crafts, and has the collaboration of the Murcia City Council.

The Minister Valle Miguélez inaugurated the exhibition, which she highlighted that "it is a showcase to disseminate the work of artisans in the Region, encourage citizens to buy in traditional establishments, preserve trades, create employment and promote the circular economy and the sustainability".

The artisan trades present this year are potter-ceramist, beekeeper, traditional nativity scene maker of clay and nativity scene accessories, jewelry maker, embroiderer, brewer, confectioner, paper and cardboard maker, fruit and vegetable preserver, bookbinder, saddler, jeweler, toymaker, leatherworker, marzipan maker, artistic metalworker, figure molder, dollmaker, baker, pastry chef, silversmith, painter-draftsman, cheesemaker, regional costume tailor, stone carver, glazier, winemaker and shoemaker.

The artisans of the Region come from Abarán, Águilas, Bullas, Caravaca de la Cruz, Cartagena, Cehegín, Ceutí, Jumilla, Las Torres de Cotillas, Lorca, Molina de Segura, Moratalla, Mula, Murcia, Puerto Lumbreras and Yecla.

All of them will continue to have the support of the regional government and this has been reflected in the budgets of the Ministry, in which, for crafts and artisans, almost two million euros are available.

Specifically, the General Directorate of Consumption and Crafts has increased the subsidies for individual craftsmen and companies to 220,000 euros.

Workshops and demonstrations

The institutional stand will be a meeting point where the visitor will be able to request information, contemplate different temporary exhibitions of artisans, participate in traditional trade workshops, learn about new artisan products, attend live demonstrations and enjoy musical performances and children's workshops.

The exhibition will remain open until January 5, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. On December 24 and 31 it will close at 3:00 p.m., and on December 25 and January 1 it will not open its doors.

The schedule of the exhibition can be consulted on the website www.artesaniaregiondemurcia.es, as well as in instagram Y Facebook.

THE CRAFT CENTERS OF MURCIA AND CARTAGENA INCORPORATE ACCESSIBLE SIGNAGE

The Murcia and Cartagena Regional Craft Centers have renewed their signage to make it more accessible, in order to improve the experience of visitors and professionals by facilitating orientation in their facilities, identification of their dependencies and general understanding of the environment.

The general director of Consumption and Crafts, Sonia Moreno, presented today the new signage that has been carried out "with criteria of cognitive accessibility and with the active participation of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities with specific training in the evaluation of built environments, to which has meant a very enriching paid work experience”. These evaluators are part of the Prometeo association, an organization registered in the artisan registry of the Community.

To design the new signage, the General Directorate has also relied on the cognitive accessibility service of Plena Inclusión Región de Murcia, which has evaluated all the areas open to the public.

Cognitive accessibility is one of the three areas that make up universal accessibility, along with physical and sensory accessibility, which seeks to make information, objects, services and environments understandable to everyone without excluding anyone. A few months ago, the reform that includes this concept in state legislation was approved in the Cortes.

'Empoderarte' shows works made by victims of abuse at the Regional Craft Center

24/11/2022 – 

MURCIA. The Murcia Regional Craft Center hosts the project exhibition 'empower you', a sample of the work carried out in the workshops for women victims of gender violence, taught by regional artisans.

The director of Consumption and Crafts, Sonya Moreno, who inaugurated the exhibition this Thursday together with the general director of Women and Gender Diversity, Silvia Munoz, explained that "the objective of this project, which is being held for the third consecutive year, is to offer these women artisan training to gain confidence and self-confidence, while at the same time giving visibility to the problem of gender violence among the population, the work they have done in the workshops is shown and they are offered tools so that they can find their possible insertion in the labor market”.

About 220 womenyes, referred by the Specialized Care Centers for Women Victims of Violence (CAVI) and associations that work with vulnerable women, have participated in the 28 workshops, which have been carried out in 19 municipalities, with a very different artisan theme, from the initiation to pottery, ceramics, basketry, embroidery, costume jewellery, jewelry, fire enamel, leather, painting, elaboration of headdresses, braided paper, floral arrangements, the manufacture of wool toys, cold porcelain, and confectionery and pastry, among others. etc. The workshops have been held in collaboration with town halls and third sector associations.

'Empoderarte' is financed with the budget of the 'Regional Pact against gender violence' and organized by the General Directorate of Consumption and Crafts, and the General Directorate of Women and Gender Diversity.

The exhibition can be visited for 15 days, from Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; on Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and on Sundays it will remain closed.

Programming for the month of November of the Regional Craft Center of Cartagena

The General Directorate of Consumption and Crafts, launches the new program of live demonstrations and tasting of artisan products at the Regional Craft Center of Cartagena during the month of November.

Specifically, there will be six live demonstrations of the production of artisan products, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., three tastings of artisan products.

Next Tuesday, November 1, the artisan firm Heartmade by Laura by Mónica Andrea Laura Cosma, will perform a live demonstration in cold porcelain, making fairytale houses and costume jewelry inspired by Disney princesses.

On Wednesday, November 2, the Master Craftsman Jesús Gómez Alegría, Tabil Goldsmith, will impress us with the creation of jewels cast with fire in noble materials such as brass, copper, alpaca or silver.

On Saturday, November 5, Isabel Puig's artisan firm Recycled Paper Wallets will make live different handbags and women's accessories, using a paper braiding technique that she learned on a trip to Mexico.

On Monday, November 7, the master craftswoman Carmen Martínez Azorín, a stained glass window, will give a demonstration of making Tiffanys necklaces.

On Monday, November 21, the master craftswoman Marisa Peaguda, potter-ceramist, with a clay modeling demonstration.

On Tuesday, November 22, the craftswoman Ascensión Martínez Espallardo, painter-draftswoman and jeweler, will paint her creative jewelery live, creating art maneuvers in accessories (earrings, necklaces and brooches).

In addition, during this month they will celebrate,

A wine tasting by Vicente Ovejero's Bizarría Wines, which will take place on November 25 at 7:30 p.m., at a cost of €20 per guest.

Two of them are intended for closed groups from the United Kingdom, thanks to the collaboration of Mediterranean Cartagena Tours, and will take place on November 9 and 30 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., where tourists, with an English translator, will be able to taste different wines and artisan cheeses from the Region of Murcia.

 

 

 

More than 80 artisans participate in the XXXVIII Edition of the Craft Fair of the Region of Murcia

Feramur will be held from 22 to 25 September in Lorca

Artisans from the Region will be able to participate in reverse trade missions from Germany and France organized by INFO

The Minister of Business, Employment, Universities and Spokesperson, Valle Miguélez, presented the Craft Fair of the Region (Feramur), along with the Deputy Mayor of Lorca, Francisco Morales.

More than 80 artisans from all over the country will meet at the XXXVIII Edition of the Craft Fair of the Region of Murcia to be held from September 22 to 25 in Lorca.

The fair will have a commercial area and the sale of artisan products, as well as live demonstrations, live workshops, contests, parades and concerts. In addition, there will be a gastromarket, where you can buy products such as cheeses, sausages, empanadas, sweets, wines and gourmet beers and taste them. The Tourism Institute of the Region of Murcia is going to join the fair with the organization of a 'showcooking'.

The association that brings together the eight Designations of Origin of the Region of Murcia (DO Arroz de Calasparra, DO Pimentón de Murcia, DO de Jumilla, DO de Bullas, DO de Yecla, DO Pera from Jumilla and DO Cheeses from Murcia and Cheese from Murcia with wine).

The Minister of Business, Employment, Universities and Spokesperson, Valle Miguélez, who presented the fair today at the Murcia Craft Center, explained that "from the regional government we collaborate closely to have a competitive fair, which helps us to make the leap of quality that our artisans are demanding of us, betting on innovation and with a commitment to the future so that their works are on the markets, including international ones, promoting promotion, excellence, competitiveness and introducing our artisans in sectors such as habitat and interior design”.

As a novelty, artisans will be able to participate in reverse trade missions from Germany and France, organized by the Murcia Region Development Institute (INFO), where commercial action will be promoted in attractive disciplines for decoration and habitat sectors, which integrates fields related to furniture, home textiles, lighting or ceramics, among others, and that seek differentiating, original and unique elements to be more competitive.

In this edition, the participation fee for artisans has been reduced to 150 euros in order to achieve greater influx.

The Ministry assumes the organization and cost of the fair and has extended the direct subsidy to Feramur up to 70,000 euros.

The Community organizes a conference on the relationship between artisans and designers

It is promoted by the General Directorate of Consumption and Crafts and will be held on October 7 in Cartagena.

Delving deeper into the creation of lasting relationships between artisans and designers is the objective of the 1st Crafts+Design+Innovation Conference organized by the General Directorate of Consumption and Crafts, in collaboration with the Association of Designers and Advertising Communication Professionals of the Region of Murcia, and which will be held on October 7 at the El Batel Auditorium and Conference Center in Cartagena.

The general director of Consumption and Crafts, Sonia Moreno, highlighted that "there will be reflection on crafts and the creative process of design, which will favor artisans and designers to find a response to their needs for training or updating of professional skills with a common: the promotion of business craftsmanship and its development with design as a tool, the promotion of business innovation, as well as contributing through the promotion of activities to the development of the economy and society”.

The conference will feature the deployment chief manager of New European Bauhaus, Jorge López; the manager of the Galician Craft Public Foundation of the Xunta, Elena Fabeiro; the director of the Albayzín Center in Granada, Antonio Suárez; the communication director of Valencia WDC 2022, María Lapiedra; the person in charge of Fundesarte, Silvia Martín, and the designer, craftsman and director of Pottery Project, Miguel Ángel García Belmonte, among many others. Likewise, it is planned to carry out the exhibition 'Crafts and design of ten'.

During the day, the competitiveness of artisan companies will be discussed, likewise, one objective is to study the generation of employment based on formulas that contemplate the application of design to cultural, technological, economic, social, environmental and promotional aspects, contributing to the sustainability of the territory by linking artisan companies.

Registrations can be made at Web page of the journey.

PROGRAM OF CHILDREN'S WORKSHOPS ON ARTISAN TRADES "SUMMER"

Artesanía Región de Murcia, launches a new program of summer crafts workshops, aimed at children from 5 to 12 years old, which will be taught in two shifts, one in the morning, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and another in the afternoon, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

These activities will start on June 27 until September 9, 2022, coinciding with the summer holidays.

Specifically, five craft workshops have been scheduled where children will be able to learn first-hand about crafts and enjoy a unique experience making their own products. The training offer is detailed below.

  • Painting workshop with Andrea Lopardo. Monday (morning) and Friday (afternoon). Practical painting workshop focused on children with artistic interests, who wish to develop a personal project experiencing the learning of different techniques.
  • Paper braiding workshop with Isabel Puig. Tuesday (morning) and Thursday (afternoon). Plastic creation activity, where children can make their own keychain, cutting, plasticizing and braiding recycled paper.
  • Pottery workshop with Verónica Maccorin. Tuesday (afternoon) and Wednesday (morning). In this creation workshop, children will create their own handmade and personalized sculpture, having a direct experience with clay and observing its transformation, acquiring a new language related to crafts and arts.
  • Basketry workshop with Antonio Narváez. Wednesday (afternoon) and Thursday (morning). In this workshop the student will learn the handling of wicker and esparto grass. The teacher will teach them to shape a rounded shape starting from the manual braiding of the different natural fibers that they use to make a small basket. The workshop works on imagination, psychomotricity.
  • Leather goods workshop with Ángel Luis Molina. Monday (afternoon) and Friday (morning). Plastic creation activity, in which it is intended that students come into contact with this noble material such as leather, and experience the sensation of dealing with manual tools for embossing, and create a bracelet with their hands and their imagination.
Schedule Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
From 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Paint paper braiding Pottery Basketry leather goods
From 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. leather goods Pottery Basketry paper braiding Paint

 

Registrations can be made by email: centroartesaniamurcia@salzillosi.com, by phone 968 35 75 37 or in person at the Murcia Regional Craft Center, located at Calle Francisco Rabal, 6.

The Community announces the Regional Crafts Awards 2022

The awards have an economic endowment of 12,000 euros and candidacies can be submitted until June 24

The Ministry of Business, Employment, Universities and Spokesperson, through the General Directorate of Consumption and Crafts, has announced the Regional Crafts Awards for the year 2022, which have eight categories and an economic endowment of 12,000 euros.

Like other editions, these awards are aimed at "institutionally recognizing the most outstanding actions in crafts during this year 2022, with the aim of promoting the development and competitiveness of the self-employed and craft companies that are committed to innovation and design", according to explained the general director of Consumption and Crafts, Sonia Moreno.

The deadline for submitting applications is open until June 14 and all applications will be evaluated by a committee that will carry out a pre-selection. Subsequently, the selected candidates will participate in a temporary exhibition that will be located in the Regional Craft Center of Murcia so that citizens can vote for their favorites.

The jury of these awards, made up of people of recognized prestige linked to the Public Administration, the business and/or academic sphere and who are related to crafts, will vote on the piece or collection proposed for each category.

The eight categories of this edition are: Regional Craft Award, which recognizes the professional trajectory and the consolidated career of the craftsman, and has an economic endowment of 3,000 euros; Artisan Product Award, which recognizes artisan collections made and marketed in the last two years, has an economic endowment of 1,500 euros; and the Artisan Entrepreneurship Award, which recognizes those artisans with less than five years of experience who have introduced new concepts of design and innovation in crafts and is endowed with 1,500 euros.

Likewise, the Promociona Artesanía Prize for public entities, recognizes those entities or public organizations that present programs or campaigns to promote Crafts and do not have an economic endowment; the Promociona Artesanía Award for private entities, which recognizes those campaigns to promote crafts, has an economic endowment of 1,500 euros; the Belén Artesano Prize, for those nativity scene collections made in the last two years, with an economic endowment of 1,500 euros; and the Food Craft Award, where competitiveness and the final product are prioritized, endowed with 1,500 euros.

Finally, the New Artisan Talents Award is focused on students from any school or university in the Region of Murcia who study subjects related to crafts, it has an economic endowment of 1,500 euros.

The Craft Centers commemorate International Women's Day with an open day and workshops

The Craft Center of Murcia celebrates a meeting with artisans from the Region on Monday to recognize their professional and creative work

The Craft Centers of Murcia, Cartagena and Lorca join the commemoration of International Women's Day with an open day on Monday and Tuesday, March 7 and 8, with activities such as an exhibition of products made by different craftswomen from the Region, free workshops, live demonstrations of trades, live music and gifts.

The General Director of Consumption and Crafts, Sonia Moreno, will hold a meeting on Monday at the Craft Center of Murcia with craftsmen and craftsmen from the Region to recognize their professional and creative work. It will be at 5:00 p.m. and the singer Yessi Rivera will perform. Previously, in that same space, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., there will be a painting workshop taught by Andrea Lopardo; and in the afternoon, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Carmen Navarro will offer a jewelry workshop with polymer clay.

At the Regional Craft Center of Cartagena, on Monday, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., there will be live demonstrations of the elaboration of marine knots; and in Lorca, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Rosa María Playá will hold a ceramic modeling workshop.

The open days will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Cartel de las actividades que celebran los Centros de Artesanía con motivo del Día Internacional de la Mujer.

Poster of the activities held by the Craft Centers on the occasion of International Women's Day.

Sonia Moreno collects the Nativity Scene of the Year award granted to the Lorca Craft Center

Yesterday afternoon in the Plaza de España in Lorca, the prizes awarded by the Nativity Scene Association of Lorca called "The Act of Nativity Scene Exaltation" were delivered.

These awards have a history of more than 25 years, and on this occasion they were chosen unanimously at the Ordinary General Assembly held on November 25, 2021.

The General Director of Consumption and Crafts, Sonia Moreno Martínez, collects the Nativity Scene of the Year award given to the Center for Crafts in Lorca, for its esteemed and constant collaboration in the development of activities scheduled by the Nativity Scene Association of Lorca. We must highlight the support received for the organization of the assembly of the Nativity Scene of San Esteban in the city of Murcia.

In addition, they will deliver the San Francisco Trophy to the Peña La Jarapa de Lorca, for entertaining all the events that the association intervenes, and will be named Honorary Member of the Diario de la Opinion de Murcia, for its dissemination and promotion of the sector.

In the Nativity Scene Exaltation act, the prizes of the fifteenth edition of the Christmas 2021 Christmas Card Contest for Primary school children were also awarded.

The Lorca Nativity Scene Association was founded in 1998 by a group of Nativity scene enthusiasts from Lorca. Since its inception and as a basic purpose contained in its statutes, the conservation, development and promotion of nativity scenes in all its aspects: religious, cultural, and artistic, as well as the defense and practice of the traditional Christian custom of commemorating the birth of Jesus. of Nazareth and other passages of his life, contributing to this cultural activities, courses, workshops, exhibitions, publications and contests.

 

 

Consumption organizes circular economy and recycling workshops for schoolchildren

They are free and are held on Saturdays until December 11 at the Murcia Craft Center

The General Directorate of Consumption and Crafts has organized a series of free circular economy and recycling workshops for schoolchildren in the Region of Murcia.

The workshops are held on Saturdays, from November 20 to December 11, and last one hour, in two shifts, at 11:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m., at the Murcia Craft Center .

The general director of Consumption and Crafts, Sonia Moreno, indicated that "the objective of these workshops is to make children aware of responsible consumption habits and the importance of recycling, reusing and reducing consumption, through games."

In the workshops, the participants will make a cloth octopus with recycled material using scraps that are easily found at home and will work on concepts such as reducing the consumption of what is not necessary, reusing objects that are in good condition for their purpose or for a different one, recycling, redesigning clothes and toys and thinking before acting and buying.

To participate, it is necessary to register minors by sending an email to consumamurcia@carm.es with the name and surname of the child, age, telephone number, date and time of the requested workshop, and whether they attend on their own or through a school. .

CANDIDATES FOR REGIONAL HANDICRAFT AWARDS 2021

Below, you can learn about the projects of the candidates who opt for the 8 categories of the Regional Crafts Awards 2021. Currently, their works are exhibited at the Murcia Regional Crafts Center, located at Calle Francisco Rabal, 6,

Vote for your favorite candidates at the following link or in person at the Murcia Regional Craft Center, deadline November 1:

  1. REGIONAL HANDICRAFT AWARD CANDIDATES

The Regional Craft Award recognizes the set of a consolidated work and career.

  1. ARTISAN PRODUCT AWARD CANDIDATES

The Artisan Product Award recognizes those artisan products or collections made and marketed in the previous two years.

  1. CANDIDATES FOR THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARD

The Artisan Entrepreneurship Award recognizes the entrepreneur or entrepreneurial company that has stood out for the introduction of new concepts in the artisan sector in any of the areas related to it, product, distribution, marketing, design, etc., recognizing their ability to contribute innovative solutions that have allowed it to position itself in the market.

  1. CANDIDATE PRIZE PROMOTES PRIVATE ENTITIES

The Promociona Artesanía Award for Private Entities recognizes private entities or organizations that present programs, campaigns or initiatives to promote crafts, carried out at least in the previous year.

  1. AWARD CANDIDATE PROMOTES PUBLIC PRIVATE ENTITIES

The Promociona Artesanía Prize for Public Entities without financial endowment, recognizes entities or public organizations that present programs, campaigns or initiatives to promote crafts, carried out at least in the year prior to the date of publication of the call order.

  1. ARTISAN BETHLEHEM AWARD CANDIDATE

The Belén Artesano Award recognizes those artisan products or collections made and marketed in the previous two years.

  1. FOOD CRAFT AWARD CANDIDATES

The Food Craft Award recognizes those artisans and their products that are consistent with the factors of competitiveness.

  1. CANDIDATES FOR THE NEW TALENT AWARD

The New Talents Award recognizes those students who study at any School or University in the Region of Murcia.

Modification Order subsidies for craftsmen and craft companies 2019

On July 4, 2020, the "Order of the Ministry of Business, Industry and Spokesperson amending the term of execution and justification of the subsidies called by Order of March 27, 2019 of the Ministry of Employment, Universities, Business and the Environment for individual artisans and craft companies in the Region of Murcia and by Order of May 22, 2019 of the Ministry of Employment, Universities, Business and the Environment for artisan associations without for-profit organization in the Region of Murcia affected by the consequences of the health emergency caused by COVID-19 and by the measures adopted in the declaration of the state of alarm.

This Order affects the subsidies corresponding to the year 2019 and that have been entered in the first quarter of this year, and that, due to the Pandemic caused by COVIB-19 and the consequent economic slowdown, has prevented you from executing the actions for which you requested aid.

For this reason, from the General Directorate of Consumption and Crafts, it has been necessary to modify the Order of Call for subsidies to individual artisans and craft companies in the Region of Murcia (excerpt published in BORM No. 77, of 3 April 2019).

This modification affects the execution and justification deadlines, in such a way that with said modification the deadlines are as follows:

Artisans and craft companies:

  • Investment execution period:

From April 1, 2020, until September 30, 2021. (18 months)

  • Investment justification period:

From October 1, 2021, until December 30, 2021. (3 months)

For any questions, you can contact the staff of the Craft Service.

Up to 12,000 euros in aid to SMEs for electronic commerce projects

These grants have a total budget of 300,000 euros and cover up to 75% of the project

Aid for SMEs in the Region for the implementation of electronic commerce projects may be requested from this Tuesday. This aid line will be processed by the Development Institute of the Region of Murcia (Info), under the name 'TIC electronic commerce check', and aims to promote the implementation of technological innovation projects in the face of the consequences of the economic crisis caused by Covid-19.

These aids have a total budget of 300,000 euros and are intended for the development of projects for the creation or adaptation of the company's website to provide it with electronic commerce functionalities, its integration with the rest of the information system and the implementation of analytical tools that allow conclusions to be drawn from the sales made and facilitate decision making. They also include the development of specific e-commerce applications for tablets and smartphones, and their interconnection with the company's internal information system. The investment for the implementation of this type of project will be subsidized up to 75%, with up to 12,000 euros of aid per beneficiary.

These aids for SMEs, whose activity object of the project must be located in the Region of Murcia, are co-financed to 80% with ERDF funds from the European Union and must be requested through the electronic headquarters of Info, www.institutofomentomurcia.es/infodirecto.

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PRESENTATION OF THE HANDICRAFTS FAIR OF THE REGION OF MURCIA

Artisans of clay, wood, textiles, metal, leather, glass, forging, cosmetics and food come together at the Regional Fair in Lorca

Feramur is held from Thursday 26 to Sunday 29 with the participation of about 120 stands from various countries

Artisans of clay, wood, textiles, metal, leather, glass, forging, natural cosmetics and food will be present at the thirty-sixth edition of the Regional Craft Fair (Feramur), which is hosted by the Lorca Fair Institution (Ifelor) and will feature with about 120 stands distributed in 4,000 square meters of exhibition.

The stands will be occupied by exhibitors from different parts of the Region of Murcia, from all over the country (Almería, Albacete, Granada, Seville, Madrid, Córdoba, Gerona, Salamanca, Toledo, Valencia, Ciudad Real and Cantabria) and from the rest in the world, such as India, Morocco, Turkey and Egypt.

The Minister of Business, Industry and Spokesperson, Ana Martínez Vidal, presented, together with the Deputy Mayor of Lorca, Francisco Morales, and the President of the Chamber of Commerce of Lorca, Juan Francisco Gómez, the program of the fair, in which the most important craft of the Mediterranean arch.

Martínez Vidal announced some of the demonstrations that will take place during the fair, such as the production of nativity scenes, the manufacture of bath bombs with natural products, leather embossing, glass engraving and carving, and mosaic production. , among others.

"Feramur is an essential tool for the marketing and promotion of artisan products, in addition to providing an opportunity for artisans in the Region to make themselves known whatever their field of action," the councilor remarked.

Activity program

From Thursday the 26th to Sunday the 29th of September there will be demonstrations of bobbin lace by the artisans of Bolillo de Lorca; manufacture of footwear by Calzados Cristina; embossed leather by Ángel Molina; manufacture of bath bombs with natural products by Amalur Nature; candle workshop by Pecoreados Artesanía; in addition to pottery and painting on ceramics.

Likewise, there will be demonstrations at stands such as those of Tabil Orfebrería, of modeled glass by 'Pineda de Luelmo', engraving and carving of glass by 'Artesanía Reina' and a parade of headdresses and accessories organized by 'Azabache' 'Nataly Artesanía' . In addition, there will be tastings of artisan products of honey, jam, cheese, craft beer, sausages, preserves and sweets.

The thirty-sixth edition of Feramur has a series of contests and raffles for both exhibitors and visitors, among which are, on Saturday 28, the VI edition of the Pottery Contest (Artelor), which aims to show the traditional art of magical trade that is pottery and thus contribute to its conservation, motivating new generations and awakening their interest in this trade.

During the celebration, a lot of handicrafts will be raffled daily among the attending public, made up of pieces donated by the artisans, for which it will only be necessary to fill in the personal data at the entrance of the fair. One more edition they will raffle invitations to visit Feramur on social networks.

Lastly, the fair will have a day dedicated to the elderly, who can always access it free of charge with a pensioner's card. In addition, there will be a children's area, for children under ten years of age, attended by qualified personnel in which the little ones will enjoy inflatable attractions and a variety of workshops where they will make their own artisan products.

“From the regional government we are going to be next to entrepreneurs, small businesses, artisans and, ultimately, those who need us most, because we want the commendable work they carry out on a daily basis to be recognized and, furthermore, in the In the case of artisans, the effort involved in making a piece through a manual process”, concluded Martínez Vidal.

The Fair will open its doors on Thursday 26 from 12:00 to 2:30 p.m. and from 5:00 to 10:30 p.m. On Friday the 27th, Saturday the 28th and Sunday the 29th, it will do so from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

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