2022 Jeonju International Awards for Promoting Intangible Poland < Europe
43-400 Cieszyn, Srebrna 1 street
"Business for the sustainability of ICH"
Serfenta is an NGO located in Poland, which secures the basis for transmission through education
of intangible cultural heritage for the public and continues related research to make efforts toward industrialization.
Founded in 2006, the organization engages in a wide range of activities with research institutions, museums and businesses around the world.
One of the things that Sserfenta considers important is the transmission of intangible cultural heritage and the emphasis on business through it.
As a way to preserve intangible cultural heritage, Serfenta educates people on how to set prices on certain items
and what products to sell and create a systematic approach to commerce.
Serfenta makes baskets with citizens and share the intrinsic value contained in them.
There work has also been carried out in various countries. Serfenta lectures, opens exhibitions and workshops around
the world and have established measures for the transmission and preservation of intangible cultural heritage.
Serfenta seeks for a proficient, sensitive and sustainable economization of intangible cultural heritage of their domain.
Educational activities :
Over 3000 workshop programs involving handicrafts, holding workshops throughout local government and schools, Connecting the bearers and students through National projects
Promotion of ICH :
The international events organized and hosted by Serfenta (Viva Basket(Cieszyn, 2014) Promotion of their ICH safeguarding activities through newspapers, radio, and SNS
Presentation “From a deep research to business” for Pileforeningen, Danish Basketry Association (2022), Attending UNESCO ICHNGO Forum to share and network their ICH activities.