This year's Zambian Art and Design Show (ZADS) which has been scheduled to take place on the 7th of December 2014, at the Polo Crosse Club in Leopards Hill, has attracted over 60 exhibitors. The show, whose aim is to bring together Zambian artists and designers to showcase their works in one environment, and to promote start up artists and designers, by giving them an opportunity to show their works. ZADS allows craftsmen to bring their best handmade works in furniture, kitchen ware, Jewellery, recycled fashion and hand woven rugs and textiles. As Christmas and New Year is just around the corner, this year's show gives you the opportunity to shop some unique items for both Christmas and New Year, in a hustle free environment, and avoid the long queues in a town full of Christmas shoppers. This year ZADS will launch the first ever Show Magazine , featuring most of the artists and designers exhibiting at the show. The Magazine which will be on sale for K30 at the fair and will also remain on the market in selected hotels and lodges.
The Royal Zambezi Lodge, who will also be exhibiting their products and services, will have a raffle draw at the show, and will be giving away fantastic prices to the lucky winners. The ZADS started 8 years ago, as a small Christmas sale, organized by Jackal & Hide (Sugarbush Farm). It has become bigger each passing year and the number of exhibitors instantly grows . Last year the show hosted 62 exhibitors and this year 68 have confirmed their participation, with five expected to come from Zimbabwe, one from Malawi and one from Bostwana. Some of the household names expected are Kutowa designs, Tribal textiles, Kubu Crafts, Jewel Of Africa.