The Ministry of Employment and the Economy Granted Thirty-Five New Craft Cards so far this Year

The Ministry of Employment and the Economy Granted Thirty-Five New Craft Cards so far this Year

The new craft will be able to enjoy this year of the new location of the Regional Craft Fair in the Alcazar of Toledo

Spain, June 15, 2013 – The Ministry of Employment and the Economy of the Government of Castilla-La Mancha, through the Directorate General of Tourism and Handicrafts, awarded in 2013 a total of thirty-five new cards for artisans in the region, which highlights the importance of this sector in our region. Among the new artisans are renowned traditional crafts like embossed, woodwork or pottery.

In addition, the Ministry has recognized five handicraft workshops in our region dedicated to activities such as pottery, woodwork, embroidery or leather. Joining them were also recognized a total of seven artisan shops dedicated to trades such as shoemaking, bronze, embroidery, leather goods, ceramics and soaps.

The granting of the cards and the recognition of the workshops and craft shops by the government of Castilla-La Mancha is a mark of quality and good work for both industry professionals and consumers, since in this way craft products ensures that all standards meet when necessary processing.

The new craft will this year be able to enjoy the new location of the Regional Craft Fair (FARCAMA) in the Alczar of Toledo, which will give new impetus and opportunity to increase sales through significant improvements this edition will introduce both organizational and managerial. With this, the Ministry of Employment and the Economy demonstrates once again his work to improve the conditions of the artisans Castilian-La Mancha.

Finally, we must stress the importance of the artisanal sector of Castilla-La Mancha has as an engine of regional economic development, as well as treasure of enormous cultural significance as a guarantor of our traditions, common intangible heritage and, ultimately, be a key sector to attract tourism.

Press Contact: Consejeria de Empleo y Economia Media Relations Consejeria de Empleo y Economia Address: Avda Ireland No 14 512-212-1139

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