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PTAT | Live demonstration of the artisanal technique of working “Basketry of Vilar de Nantes”

The Alto Tâmega Tourism Office (PTAT), in partnership with the “Associação de Desenvolvimento de Vilar de Nantes” (ADVN) hosted in its facilities, between the 10th and 17th of March, the exhibition “Cestaria de Vilar de Nantes”.

Following the work that PTAT has been developing in the promotion of the culture of our region, keeping it alive in people’s memory and remembering the importance of the ancient craft techniques, in partnership with ADVN, promoted another exhibition, this time dedicated to the wickerwork of Vilar de Nantes.

Besides the materials on display, on March 12th (Saturday), those who visited the Tourism Office had the opportunity to meet the craftsman present at the facilities, giving a live demonstration of the craft technique used in the making of the baskets.