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Sustainable fashion and design in the V4 countries - the exhibition
The exhibition is organized by Liszt Institute - Hungarian Cultural Centre on the occasion of the Hungarian Presidency of the Visegrad Group in 2021/22; with the partnership of Czech Centre Sofia; Polish Institute in Sofia and Embassy of Slovakia in Sofia.
1027 Budapest, Bem rakpart 47.
Event reportResponsible attitude and sustainable practices are becoming more urgent than ever. The countries of the Visegrad Group (V4) are taking part in the important change too, with a growing number of designers and companies putting efforts into reducing their negative ecological impact, and leading the trend to ethical and sustainable fashion. In the frame of a joint exhibition 24 sustainable fashion and design brands from the V4 Countries: Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia have been introduced to the Bulgarian audience. They have dedicated their work to good design and to create products in accordance with the ethos of sustainability: use natural materials, recycle or/and upcycle, search for eco-friendly and innovative alternatives, stick to local resources, commit to zero waste manufacturing, and focus on social impact. The exhibition is organized by Liszt Institute - Hungarian Cultural Center on the occasion of the Hungarian Presidency of the Visegrad Group in 2021/22; with the partnership of Czech Centre Sofia; Polish Institute in Sofia and Embassy of Slovakia in Sofia. With the kind support of the V4HUPRES and Sofia Municipality. The exhibition was opened by H.E. Tekla Harangozó, ambassador of Hungary to Bulgaria, Vessela Kondakova deputy minister of culture in Bulgaria, and Boyana Gaurova co-founder of Melba Design Festival in the presence of the ambassadors of Czechia, Poland and Slovakia on 11th October 2021. The exhibition is situated on three locations: the main photo exhibition, that introduce the 24 brands is located in one of the central parks in Sofia (Chrystal Garden), while the accompanying exhibition with the exhibits are in the galleries of the Liszt Institute Hungarian Cultural Center and the Czech Center in Sofia.
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