18-03-2016 Information session event for the promotion of Arts and Crafts in Portugal
Atelier Móveis d’Arte Canhoto had the pleasure to participate in the Information Session event for the Promotion of Arts & Crafts in the city of Cadaval, held at the Auditorium Building of the Town Hall. Was guest speaker, as successful craftsman case study, João Luís Martins Canhoto representing the Atelier Móveis d'Arte Canhoto.
See here more details of the session, with video...
10-11-2015 VIP entrance table of the National Assembly of Angola
Video with the manufacture of the table for the VIP entrance of the new headquarters building of the National Assembly of Angola, inaugurated on November 10, 2015. The table is the result of a custom order with inlaid diferent wood, bronze cast statues and stone Lioz.
28-06-2015 Somos Portugal, a television show of TVI, publicize luxury handicraft at FIA
"Treasury is this safe. This is art ... this is a gem, a luxury," were the words of the presenter of TVI, Ana Isabel, seeing the exhibits at Atelier Móveis d'Arte Canhoto. Wood inlaid with rigor and precision, both in replicas and the restoration of decorative items.
09-05-2013 Medal of Municipal Merit, Grade Silver in Culture to Firminoo Adão Canhoto
On the celebrations of the Day of the Municipality of Mafra, the Municipality of Mafra, honored Master Firmino Adão Canhoto for his talent at the service of craft divulgation, acting unanimously to assign the Medal of Municipal Merit, Grade Silver in the culture field.
26-08-2011 Television "A tarde é sua" TVI
Fátima Lopes with "Joiner of secrets"
He is known as the joiner of secrets. His sons followed his footsteps. Master Firmino's slogan "Pobrete mas alegrete". With this phrase, his music and the art of artistic carpentry surprised Fátima Lopes. "An artist rare in our country."
09-04-2010 Television "Bom dia Portugal" RTP1
Reportage "Master Firmino Adão Canhoto is one of the few and rarest portuguese marquetry artisan"
Master Firmino Canhoto, the marquetry artisan from Mafra builds Indo-Portuguese furniture with inlaid wood work.
Despite being an art with ever fewer followers, his two sons secure the future of their father's art work. An art the goes back in time, to the era of Portuguese Discoveries.
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