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Workshop at Depozito - BUNHO BASKET | Cristina Fonseca

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BUNHO BASKET | Cristina Fonseca

Date: November 18 - 02 pm - 05 pm
Price per person/per session: 55€
Location: Depozito store
Address: Rua Nova do Desterro, 21, Lisbon


About the workshop: Bunho or buínho (schoenoplectus lacustris) is a plant that grows in wet and temperate areas of Europe and eastern Asia. In Portugal, it is mainly found in the basins of the Mondego, Tejo, Sado, and Guadiana rivers, as well as in streams, lagoons, and marshes. It is used to make mats, baskets, chair seats, and the characteristic furniture of the Santarém region. Come learn about it and make a basket using simple basket weaving techniques."


About Cristina Fonseca: Is a basket maker, mainly dedicated to creating small series and unique pieces for lighting and interior decoration. She works with reed pith, bunho, split wood, among other vegetable fibers. She is a trainer and researcher, collaborating regularly with public and private entities.

Minimum number of participants per session — 4

Maximum number of participants per session — 6

Ages — 18 to 99


The workshop confirmation will be sent by e-mail 2 days before, with the participation proof document.

In case the workshop does not take place, the refund will be made in the same payment method.

Cancellations/Returns: Participants who, for any reason, are unable to participate in the workshop and wish to request a refund must communicate their withdrawal at least 10 days in advance of the workshop date.