About the Award
WCC Award Of Excellence for Handicrafts 2021
The WCC “Award of Excellence for Handicrafts” aims to encourage designer-makers, artisans and craft makers to produce and create new forms of handicrafts using traditional, heritage and/or contemporary craft resources and practices to ensure the continuity, sustainability and innovation of craft systems. It is WCC’s flagship programme for supporting makers (In this document, ‘makers’ will be used to encompass artisans, craft maker and designer-makers).
Timeline for WCC Award Of Excellence for Handicrafts 2021:
Application Distribution: 25th March onwards
Submissions: 15th May – 30th June 2021
Regional Pre-Evaluation: 1st July – 31st July 2021
Final Evaluation: 15th August – 15th September
Awarded Products: 1st October 2021
Entry Fee for application is Rs 750 per entry.
Deadline for submission must be followed. Last date is 30th June 2021.
The application must be filled completely and signed by the applicant before submitting.
Awarded products will be retained for promotional purposes.
Products not awarded can be returned to the producer at their own cost.
The Evaluation will be conducted online/ virtually by an international jury.