Avanos International Tourism and Handicrafts FestivalAvanos will this year be the meeting place for artisans working hard to keep handicrafts alive.
As well as its natural beauty and an enthralling culture that pulls you towards it like a charm, one of the things that doubtlessly makes Nevşehir the place it is, is the importance it attaches to handicrafts. Particularly in Avanos itself, you can observe many ceramists and watch as the clay is prepared, then turned into pots. We’re sure that whenever you see this artistry, you will gasp, ‘What hard work!’ Well, there is a special festival to keep alive skilled handicrafts like these and introduce them to a wider geographical audience: The Avanos International Tourism and Handicrafts Festival. Avanos is as important for carpets as it is for handicrafts. If you go to the festival, you will not only see many of these crafts in action, but also get the chance to try them out with some of the most skilled artisans in the field. With extra colour added by talks from famous writers, Avanos International Tourism and Handicrafts Festival is definitely an event not to be missed.