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11th International Glass Symposium (IGS)

Novy Bor in recent days become a world center for glass arts and crafts.
International Glass Symposium (IGS), which was held here from 4 to 7 October, visited by hundreds of visitors from the Czech Republic and abroad.
This year's IGS was in his early ambition of the organizers of the meeting to be not only glass professionals, but also take the general public. His goal was to prove that the phenomenon of Czech glass is still alive. Visitors should thus symposium on Saturday 6th October opportunity in metallurgy and organizing workshops and partner organizations regarding the creation of seventy glass artists and craftsmen.

"It is estimated to have reached such operations Crystalex around two and a half thousand visitors, the general partner of the symposium, enterprisePreciosa Lustry in Kamenicky Senov, also welcomed over two thousand people, which shows that people are interested in Czech glass, they likes him and he means him, "said Jaromir Dvorak, Mayor of Nový Bor and Head of this IGS. He also stressed that local residents perceive the glass and its production as a treasure of the region.

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