This summer’s large arts and crafts exhibition and festival at Eckerö Post & Tullhus is organized by the association Ålands Slöjd & Konsthantverk and Ålands museum.

The exhibition presents arts and crafts in many different techniques by craftsmen from Åland and the Nordic countries.

The theme is broad, there are activities for almost all interests. The craftsmen are free to choose how they interpret the theme.

The exhibition shows works by 24 Åland artisans but also by visiting course and workshop leaders from Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Estonia, a total of 46 artisans participate in FESTIVAL.

The Nordic participants lead courses and workshops during the craft festival , SLOYD FEST , which Ålands Slöjd & Konsthantverk arranges at Eckerö Post & Tullhus 29 – 30 August.
The program is added to the website .
At the festival, visitors can experience courses, workshops, lectures and demonstrations in many different craft techniques and materials. There will also be a market for quality crafts from all over the Nordic region.

This is an important cultural exchange between the Nordic countries that began with last summer’s exhibition, ÖAR – Island craft , at Eckerö Post & Tullhus.

The cooperation between the different nations in 2019 turned out very well and the exhibition attracted many satisfied visitors to Åland and Eckerö and will therefore continue this year as well!

The exhibition FESTIVAL is shown on the second floor (no elevator) in Eckerö Post- & Tullhus
from the beginning of June – 27.9 2020. Open every day at 10-18, free admission.

Ålands Slöjd och Konsthantverk is an association for those who like, want to support and are interested in crafts, design and arts and crafts. It is an organization for professional craftsmen and artisans and help and support them in their work, e.g. through continuing education and joint public relations activities.