Regional Crafts Improvement Workshop was held in Kuala
Lumpur from 15-21, March 2003. The event was hosted
by the Malaysian Handicrafts Development Corporation.
The workshop was organised into three sections - wood,
cane and rattan. Craftspersons from various countries
of the Asia Pacific Region participated in the workshop.
It was a very interactive and useful workshop for the
with this event, the UNESCO Crafts Prize for the Asia
Pacific Region and the Young Craftspersons Competition
were also held. The UNESCO Crafts Prize was presented
to articles made of cane, bamboo and rattan.