Grade 5 and 6 students of Janet Lee school designed artwork for a greeting card campaign, titled “Kids to Kids” for the 2013 International Marketplace. Proceeds from the sales of the cards will go towards nutrition programs at Lower City Hamilton schools. Take a look at the photos of the students in action. You can
We caught some of the action and products at the Marketplace. Click for more. Photos by Michelle Drew and Alyssa Lai
We have many unique products for you in this year’s Marketplace. Click here to find out. Photos by Michelle Drew
Henna is pretty to look at. Its floral design is a beautiful adornment (and addition) to your bare hands.
This form of body art has its own cultural significance and history in the Middle East, where women have their hands painted in varying designs for weddings and ceremonies.
Henna designer and painter, Nadia Tahir, hopes to share her knowledge about this craft to attendees at the International Marketplace this weekend.
Nancy Tran and Cinthia Valdez never quite see themselves as crafts persons. As part of the Canada World Youth (CWY) program, they are working as interns at the Immigrant Women’s Centre to develop workshops about gender equity and violence.
But they found ways to showcase their artistic side by making jewellery.
This year’s International Marketplace will be taking place at the Immanuel Christian Reformed Church on Hamilton’s Mountain! This location is easily accessible by bus (35, 41, 20, 27) and there is free parking available. We are currently looking unique and creative vendors for our event! For information about becoming a vendor, visit our Marketeer Page.