values, Visions &
The Festival International des Textiles Extraordinaires (FITE) offers this unique meeting by creating a international scene in order to show off textiles which have a strong cultural or patrimonial meaning. The idea is to invite all the 5 continents, to make craftpersons, designers, creators, artists and more from differents countries meet each other. This event wants to show the human issues, the economic issues and the ecologic issues inseparable from extraordinary textiles.
WHERE & WHEN ?
One theme is voted for 2 years !
After “Metamorphoses”; "Renaissance"; "Rebels" and "Deviations" is the theme "Love etc. »Which is explored on the 2020 and 2021 editions. In even years, the Festival is held in Clermont-Ferrand, in Auvergne; in odd-numbered years, he flies off to meet other peoples. In Hue (Vietnam) in 2013, then in Manila (Philippines) in 2015, in Mexico City (Mexico) in 2017 and finally in Romania in 2019, it is in Dakar, Senegal that the FITE is meeting you for the 2021 edition.
Association under the 1901 Law. International actors of textiles : artists, designers, dancers etc. The association works to structure exchanges and cooperation between regional, national, european and international actors by organizing events such as the FITE.
The Museum Bargoin
Whose collections are unique in France, pursue a remarkable work on extra-european textiles invite us to an unseen travel.
Urban community, work for the reinforcement of the intercommunalitiy to make things better together, especially as part of the new region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes