Fur Summer School 2016

June 2, 2017 - Thinking, creativity, inspiration and fun! This is how the participants of the Summer School 2016 in Kastoria described the unique experience. Organised by Fur Europe and Hellenic Fur Federation for the second year in a row, the Fur Summer School gathered together a young generation keen to learn and develop professionally within European fur sector.


The Fur Summer School 2016 brought together young designers, farmers, furriers and entrepreneurs to equip them with skills necessary to secure a career in the European fur sector. Going under the slogan ”From Waste to Gold”, the Summer School was taking place in┬áKastoria and Siatista at the heart of the unique fur microcosm in Western Macedonia region of Greece for ten days. Participants gained a deep understanding of fur from various angles: crafts, design, business, ethics and communication, and had a unique opportunity to express their creativity, get inspiration and have fun.