June 14, 2024


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Comox Valley’s annual Fiesta Earth Craft Bazaar upcoming

The annual Fiesta Planet Craft Bazaar is coming to the Florence Filberg Centre in Courtenay.

For 31 yrs, Fiesta has been proving that reasonable and direct trade can make a variation in the lives of the marginalized and Indigenous peoples from all-around the globe.

On Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 18 and 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the two floors of the Filberg Centre in Downtown Courtenay will be superbly reworked into a vibrant worldwide marketplace. Far more than 40 suppliers will bring handmade goods from over 50 countries that will make the Christmas procuring encounter meaningful and entertaining. The environment is friendly, the suppliers have tales, and purchasers will be delighted with their distinctive, quality, handmade items.

Fiesta is eternally altering and this 12 months there are some remarkable new sellers, along with some veteran booths.

Just one of the all-time favourites, 10,000 Villages, is back with women’s garments, new ornaments and far more.

Blythe of Kenana Kanada has just introduced new goods from Kenya, together with stylish cell cellular phone stands and charming children’s wool stuffies. There will be awesome baskets from Rwanda, South Africa and Kenya.

Yakine is a new vendor who will come from the olive-growing place of Tunisia. His loved ones has an olive wood carving store that makes exquisite chess sets and purposeful kitchen area products.

Black Jaguar Chocolate will be tempting you and the Collecting Position will spice up your life with spices and teas.

Mondo and Business resources reasonable trade solutions from 42 nations and sells eye-catching bathrobes from Bangladesh. Mystic Lotus has whimsical toys and quirky musical instruments Ba from Senegal has shea butter splendor lotions, and there is a glowing assortment of jewellery.

Shoppers could occur throughout tender cozy Tibetan shawls, a sweet felted bear or chook, a pop-up 3-dimensional card, or potentially Louise of Aldea Maya will support you give an alternate present, encouraging a baby in Guatemala go to college.

A dozen of the sellers appear from the Valley and are increasing cash to provide in refugees, assist a community in Africa, or assistance our personal who require a hand up.

Admission to assistance spend the bills is $2, which also includes a raffle ticket for a possibility to get some of the $1,000 worth of crafts donated by the suppliers.

The Caffe Verde vegan food truck will also be on hand with a variety of delicious warm wraps and Lorena and Janetth will be serving up their well-liked El Salvadorian pupusas.

For more information, stop by Fiestaworldcraftbazaar.org.