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Craft skills are 'gold-bottomed'

THE 20th edition of JUVYR, an exhibition of products and services generated by students of secondary schools in Slovakia, was held in Bratislava between November 14 and 16, the SITA newswire reported.

THE 20th edition of JUVYR, an exhibition of products and services generated by students of secondary schools in Slovakia, was held in Bratislava between November 14 and 16, the SITA newswire reported.

This year the presentation was subtitled “Let’s support handicrafts – they have a golden bottom” recalling a Slovak proverb which, roughly translated, means that those who learn a trade will always be able to make a living. In total, 33 schools including schools that focus on education in technology, chemistry, food production and clothing attended the presentation.


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