Lisbon has been a recognized “city of arts” for many centuries – ancient castles and palaces, chic carriages, the world famous ceramic tile Azulezhu (port. azulejo): all together attracts millions and millions of visitors to the capital of Portugal.
Since 1988, Lisbon has hosted the FIA Lisboa International Craft Fair, annually visited by more than 100,000 guests interested in crafts and arts.
Every year the Fair presents handicrafts from more than 40 countries of the world. There are here interior items, and jewelry, and fabrics, and all sorts of souvenirs and decorations, and musical instruments, and many other handicraft products from around the world.
The FIA Lisboa International Craft Fair offers a rich program of seminars and lectures for professionals of crafts, as well as competitions and musical performances for all guests of the fair.