5.15.00 - Forest products culture
NEW: The International Journal of Wood Culture
The International Journal of Wood Culture (IJWC) publishes papers on all aspects of wood and other plant materials such as bamboo, rattan, and bark and their role in art, culture and society in the past, present and future. IJWC was initiated as Wood Culture Journal in 2011 by the International Wood Culture Society (IWCS), a non-profit organization based in California, USA, and committed to the research, education and promotion of wood culture. IWCS and World Wood Day Foundation are the current sponsors of IJWC.
IJWC is a full Open Access journal and uses Editorial Manager for online submission. The Editor-in-Chief is Harvey Green, Northeastern University (emeritus professor), Boston, MA, USA. IUFRO officeholders Michael Grabner and Charlotte Chia-Hua are members of the editorial board.
Volumes published in this journal are listed at: https://brill.com/view/journals/ijwc/ijwc-overview.xml?language=en&msclkid=87801074d10e11ec8ccf29ee766c1fed
World Wood Day Activities
The 2022 World Wood Day Online Symposium and The Fourth IUFRO Forest Products Culture Colloquium: Trees and Non-Wood Forest Products: Challenges, Opportunities and Sustainability
online; 21-22 March 2022
IUFRO Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.15.00, 9.03.02.
Report Working Party 9.03.02: https://www.iufro.org/fileadmin/material/science/divisions/div9/90302/wwd22-online-symposium-report.doc
Report Research Group 5.15.00: https://www.iufro.org/fileadmin/material/science/divisions/div5/51500/wwd22-dubai-report.pdf
5.15.00 Activities during XXV IUFRO World Congress; Curitiba, Brazil
Session: F8a & F8b Wood and Forest Culture: Addressing a Sustainable Future
Date: Tuesday, 1 October, 14:00-17:30
The sessions will provide a better understanding of the historical, religious, artistic and other social values of wood and forest culture both for wood and non-wood forest products. The talks will emphasize the economic, environmental, and scientific impacts to different regions or countries in the world as a result of these social values.
Date: 30 September - 4 October, 10:00-18:00
One booth will showcase music instruments and indigenous artifacts, where visitors will have the chance to see Brazilian and South American wooden music instruments. Professors and students from the Federal University of Parana music department will be present at the booth to give visitors explanations of indigenous culture and demonstrate music instruments, specially the unique southern Brazilian music instrument: the Luthier. The other booth will feature a woodcarving show, where the audience can witness local Brazilian technique of woodcarving. The popular Northeastern Brazilian "xilogravura" or woodcut will also be lively presented at the booth as well as printmaking where design is carved on wood that depicts daily life, mythological creatures and folklore with a whimsical spirit. Join us and take a moment to explore the richness of Brazilian wooden art, music and culture.
Welcome to 2019 World Wood Day
2019 World Wood Day will be held at the Austrian Open-Air Museum Stübing and Stefaniensaal in Graz, Austria on March 19th - 24th celebrating its 7th annual event with the theme "CHANGE." It will be an intersection of tradition and innovation - preserving the past and pioneering for the future - to take action and face the challenges in this ever-changing world. CHANGE for 2019 is to heighten the need for awareness to make changes for a sustainable future. A variety of programs will be organized and available for the public to be involved, such as woodcraft activities, folk art workshops, and children’s event. Furthermore, an academic symposium, live music performance and concerts, designing projects, stockmuehle reconstruction project, and tree-planting ceremony will all be included in the event. Come be a part of 2019 WWD in a proactive effort for CHANGE.
Details at: http://www.worldwoodday.org/2019/
World Wood Day 2015: Video Contest Entries
It is a bit more than five months to the 2016 World Wood Day... but have you seen the videos that were entered in the 2015 World Wood Day Video Competition? If not, here's where to look: http://www.worldwoodday.org/2015/onlineVideoContest.html