June 20, 2021

Event Coverage Highlight

Afghan Artisan Rug Pop-up

Over the Memorial Day weekend, the Kabul Carpet Export Center (KCEC) will host an Afghan Artisan Rug Pop-up sale. On Friday, May 28, KCEC leader Najlla Habibyar will make introductory remarks in an event open to members of the press.

The sale will feature hand-knotted rugs made in Afghanistan, mostly by women weavers, as well as other Afghan artisan goods. The KCEC is a partner in Label STEP, a fair-trade non-profit supported by USAID. The sale will be held Friday, May 28 to Sunday, May 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and until 3:00 p.m. on Monday, May 31, Memorial Day. Entry is free.

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