Tenerife Design And Fashion Festival
No matter how popular a country is as a tourist destination, innovative marketing methods are always being sought. Tenerife, the largest of the Canary
Islands, is one of the hottest destinations in the world. Known for its year round good weather and beautiful beaches, Tenerife is now showing another
side. Festivals are part and parcel of Tenerife's offerings, and one special event is set to change the face of the island.
For visitors looking for something a little different, the upcoming Tenerife Design Festival is the thing. This celebration of creativity will give graphic and
other designers worldwide the chance to display their works. The works are expected to demonstrate the importance of design in any country's
cultural, economic and social development.
Tenerife Design Festival
Come October Tenerife will unveil another side to locals and visitors. The week-long Tenerife Design Festival will run from October 19 to 25, 2009.
The event is meant to "fuse the current trends of design with the main features of the Canarian identity." It is expected to draw designers from around
the globe as well as native Canarians who will all showcase their talents.
TDF is structured around five key areas, namely:
o TDFSigno: This is the collaborative arm of the Festival. Here designers work together to produce something new.
o TDFLab: This will be a series of workshops for professionals, students and anyone interested in design. The workshops will be held over three days.
The aim is to enable networking and allow for the development of new works.
o TDFSolution, according to the creators of TDF, is meant to "spread and support the great advances in culture, innovation and design."
According to the Festival's official website, the city of Santa Cruz "will breathe design during TDF week." The aim is to involve everyone in some way
in the activities of TDF.
o TDFAward will mark the recognition of three participants with cash prizes for their work.
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