21st International Exhibition of Church Construction, Church Fittings and Furnishings and Religious Art SACROEXPO
About the event
The is already the 21st International Exhibition of Church Construction, Church Fittings and Furnishings and Religious Art SACROEXPO
The three days’ expo is when the Targi Kielce’s expo halls are a full house - the offer of over 300 exhibitors on show, 3,500 guests – not only do they attend the expo, but also made the best of the expo accompanying and fringe events programme. The complimentary plan abounds with exhibitions and inspirational meetings.
Rosaries, stoles and prayer books - this and much more on show at 2020’s SACROEXPO
A wide and diversified range of products and services on show will satisfy even the most demanding tastes because Sacroexpo is one-stop-shop presentation of the trends in sacral art, devotional items and accessories as well as church new technologies for religious construction, properties and heritage conservation. The expo visitors are offered the abundance of liturgical vestments and vessels as well as a full range of religious publications. Breviaries, wonderfully illustrated Holy Bible editions and the latest and most popular Catholic publications will come in abundance. The expo follows many-year tradition - Sacroexpo is the place to meet the authors in person.
The rich offer of calendars for catechists and clergy as well as all types of writing materials deserve the trade fair visitors’ attention, too. The expo has proven to be a real mine of... rosaries - this abundance has been demonstrated many times. The display includes plastic, exotic wood, coconut, Swarovski crystals rosaries, those which follow the philosophy of St. Hildegard. The latter are made of precious stones which also offer therapeutic effects. The African Mission expo stand showcases paintings from butterfly wings and religious gadgets - the latter are the ones to take
with a pinch of salt.
A wide range of confessionals and organs as well as modern heating and sound systems are targeted at the parsons and parish-heads. Last year saw turbulent incidents, therefore it comes as no surprise that a special attention should be paid to fire protection systems and anti-theft and anti-intrusions systems. Safety and security is not the end of the story - church interior furnishing and décor are equally important Therefore, the hand-made, intricate-technique icons and religions paintings will be showcased on flamboyant expo stands, next to monumental stained glass windows. Extraordinary precision, stunning lavish colours and a variety of motifs are particularly noteworthy. The trade show offers sculptures galore. Sometimes sculpted figures are made in front of the delighted public who admire the art in the making. Statues of saints and even wonderful Christmas nativity scenes are brought in for the expo. The Kielce trade fairs features a rich assortment of stoles and chasubles which are available at promotional prices. Liturgical vessels and tablecloths are also on offer. Therefore, all priests can find all kinds of liturgical vessels and paraments necessary to celebrate the Holly Mass.
Pilgrimage organisers and agencies also present their offer. The trade fair features a long-standing tradition - the lottery
which can win you a pilgrimage. SACROEXPO agenda includes training sessions for devotional stores owners and employees as well as a whole array of other workshops. The programme also includes the conference organised by the Wesoła54 Pastoral Centre. On the second day of SACROEXPO, the Orthodox Archbishop of Przemysl and Gorlice His Excellency Paisjusz presents the distinctions to exhibitors in recognition of their contribution to religious life.
Per Artem ad Deum - Kielce religious expo’s beautiful tradition
The Pontifical Council for Culture Medal “Per Artem ad Deum” has been traditionally awarded at SACROEXPO. Last year Marcin Bornus-Szczyciński, Tadeusz Boruta and Alexander Kornoukhov were included into the Per Artem ad Deum fellowship.