International webinar about basketry

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This webinar is the online part of the two-day event Basketfest with international seminar/webinar about basketry

For basket makers and everyone interested in basketry and traditional crafts. All presentations will be held in English and will target basketry traditions, conditions for craftsmen and examples of how different European countries and organizations work to promote basketry.

The webinar is free. Registration is required Download the registrationform as a PDF and send it to The week prior to the seminar you will recive a Zoom-link.


The program bellow is an excerpt. The full program is presented at

9.00-9.20 Introduction – background and the situation for basketmaking in Sweden today:  Sofia Månsson and Kalle Forss

9.20-9.40 Swedish basket tradition: Helena Åberg

9.45-10.15 Poland – Baskettraditions, situation and possibilities: Serfenta (Paulina Adamska and Łucja Cieślar)


10.30-10.50 Norway – Baskettraditions, situation and possibilities: Hege Iren Aasdal

10.50-11.20 Slovakia – Baskettraditions, situation and posibility: Tomas Mikolaj

11.20-11.50 Zentrum europäischer Flechtkultur Lichtenfels e.V: Manfred Rauh


13.00-13.40 A business based on intangible cultural heritage – Innovation model of craft revitalisation: Serfenta (Paulina Adamska and Łucja Cieślar)

13.40-14.40 The importance of organizations:
The Swedish association of baskets and basketry
The Norwegian basket organization
The Danish willow organization

14.45-15.00 ALL HANDS ON: Basketry – exhibiting (his)stories on weaving as immaterial cultural heritage: Judith Schühle

Break with fika: coffee/tea and sweets

15.30-15.50 Eellgrass, a hands-on lecture: Inna Zrajaeva

15.50-16.15 Handicraft technique of the year in Finland – Basket weaving: Kikka Jelisejeff

16.15 -17.00 Panel discussion: moving forward, reflections from the day and if there are people in the audience who have a topic to share (notified in advance)


The seminar is organized by 
Hemslöjden i Skåne / The handicraft association of Scania in collaboration with
Nämnden för Hemslöjdsfrågor / The National Swedish Handicraft Council,
Korgföreningen för korg och korgslöjd / The Swedish association of baskets and basketry,
ABF Skåne and ABF Skåne Nordost.