SRINAGAR: Carpet weavers from Kashmir can submit their entries for Carpet Design Award 2016 being held at Hannover, Germany till November 3.
In a release issued here, the organisers said the process for 2016 Carpet Design Awards is underway at Hannover.
“Designers of exclusive handmade carpets and rugs have until November 3, 2015 to submit their entries for consideration. In 2016, prizes will be awarded in eight categories,” they said.
They said the Carpet Design Awards are regarded as the top international accolade for quality handmade carpets and rugs, setting standards worldwide in terms of design and quality.
“The winners will be announced at the upcoming DOMOTEX on Sunday January 17, 2016…,” they said.
They said the “prestigious international competition” offers DOMOTEX exhibitors a “fantastic opportunity” to make an even bigger impact at the show.
“DOMOTEX is the premier global showcase for the latest developments in carpet design. Many new trends in carpets and rugs and interior furnishing can be traced back to Hannover, and they just take off from there.
“At the Carpet Design Awards there are always a host of new designs and production techniques to be discovered. That’s why DOMOTEX and the Carpet Design Awards are so important for the industry,” Ben Evans, editor at Hali Publications in the UK, said in the release.