NATIONAL CRAFT DAY 2017
The Malaysian Handicraft Development Corporation (Malaysian Handicraft), an agency under the Ministry of Tourism and Culture is hosting the National Craft Day for year 2017 from February 22 until March 6, 2017. This annual event is opened daily from 10.00 am to 10.00 pm at the Kuala Lumpur Craft Complex, Jalan Conlay.
This year’s National Craft Day highlights the native art theme. The ‘Native Go Creative’ theme for this year’s celebration illustrate the traditional values and culture which inspire the new creations of craft products that includes motives, designs, colors and shapes.
Also Amongst the items being featured through sales and promotion at this event are forest-based craft products, assorted crafts, ceramics, metals, fashion and signature products. Other interesting programmes such as craft demonstrations, cuisines and traditional food, demonstration, cultural performances, Malay Traditional Architecture and showcase of new craft product designs will also be highlighted.
Apart from promoting public awareness and appreciation of the national craft industry, the National Craft Day celebration serves to honour and grant official recognition to highly skilled traditional craftsmen for their skills and contributions in promoting and preserving our national culture and heritage.
Complimentary shuttle service for the POC2017 delegates will be provided between the Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Craft Complex, Jalan Conlay (vice-versa).
The schedule as below:
Date : 6 March 2017 (Monday)
Pick up Location : Lobby Shangri-La Hotel to Kuala Lumpur Craft Complex
Pick up Location : Kuala Lumpur Craft Complex to Shangri-la Hotel
Time Schedule : 10.00 am, 11.00 am, 12.00 am. 1.00 pm, 2.00 pm
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