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Championship presentation

Championship presentation

The world championship of the Blacksmiths.

12 forges lit from morning until night, 12 anvils on which the hammers shape the searing iron guided by the expert hands of master blacksmiths from all over the world with their ideas, cultures and traditions.

4 days in which the imagination, experience, effort and fire create a unique atmosphere, wherein addition to the beautiful objects created by the iron, one can experience a true spectacle.

A world championship during which cultural exchange and knowledge of new artistic expressions enrich both the audience and the participants.

And an international jury comprising of experts in this field together with art experts will have the difficult task of choosing the world champion.

The theme that the Masters blacksmiths will inspire in this 2017 edition will be:

 DREAMS

Jury members 2017

President:

Dott. Eugenio Giani (Italy)- President of the Tuscan Regional Council, President of Buonarroti home museum

Membri:

Terrence Clark (UK)

Paul Dekker (Belgium)

Sergey Polubotko (Ukraine)

Joseph Hofmarcher (Austria)

Delyth Done (UK)

Rossana Molinatti (Italy)

 

The measures of iron available to the partecipants are as follow(dimension in mm):

Sheet:

250x250x8

400x400x4

Square:

30x 30×1000

20x20x1000

16x16x2000

10x10x2000

Flat:

40x20x1000

40x10x1000

30x10x2000

20x10x2000

Round:

Ø 30 x 1000

Ø 20 x 1000

Ø 16 x 2000

Ø 10 x 2000

Ø 8 x 2000

L shape:

80x80x8mm

60x60x6mm

T shape

60x60x6mm