RÉVÉLATIONS
THE INTERNATIONAL FINE CRAFT AND CREATION EVENT

Révélations takes a fresh look at contemporary creation. The designer is the core of the event. The biennial encourages the dialogue between fine craft and creation professionals of the world. 

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Révélations is THE event not to be missed in the Spring and its 3rd edition will be held at the Grand Palais, from 3 to 8 May 2017.

More than 400 craftsmen, artists of matter, designers, art galleries, art manufacturers, art factories, art foundations will present their new and original creations to 45,000 professional visitors and art enthusiasts, who are expected to be attending the 2017 edition.

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RÉVÉLATIONS 2015 - FACTS & FIGURES

+15% MORE VISITORS

  • 38,566 total visitors 
  • 33% of professional visitors and trendsetters
  • More than 450 participating journalists
  • More than 350 French and international press coverages

A STRONG INTERNATIONAL DIMENSION

  • South Korea was elected as the country of honour.
  • 17 countries were represented by more than 70 foreign designers: Chile, China, South Korea, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Norway, the Netherlands, Portugal, Czech Republic, Senegal, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan and Tunisia.
  • The 1st Fine Craft International Symposium on The role of fine crafts in tomorrow's economy, welcomed representatives from 10 different countries.

A PROGRAMME FULL OF EVENTS

  • 9 conferences chaired by industry experts and film screenings were followed by nearly 600 people - visitors, professionals and the general public.
  • 22 educational workshops welcomed 220 children aged 5 to 12 years.

A BUSINESS EVENT

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Shaking up the usual events etiquette, Révélations is the perfect marketplace that gathers the most talented contemporary designers, together with major international buyers and trendsetters.

Visitors – 1/3 being professional visitors, according to 2015 figures – come to Révélations to find new artworks, exclusively created for the event and made with great talent and know-how.

By promoting the uniqueness of Fine Crafts, Révélations participate in the development of this competitive sector.

A CULTURAL EVENT

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Through a series of remarkable events, Révélationscalls for a deeper reflection on international fine crafts and creation. The list of these events can be found below:

An international exhibition, known as Le Banquet, presents the diversity of fine craft creations in the world;

A series of conferences and film screenings highlight the major issues and goals of the fine craft sector;

Educational workshops aim at raising awareness among the youngest. The tours organised for art students, welcome more than 600 young people.