A Journey to Fairness and Harmony: Our Experience at Rendez-vous en Terre Équitable in Bourg-en-Bresse

Nestled amidst the serene beauty of Friedrich and Margareta’s picturesque castle, Domaine de La Garde, in the historic town of Bourg-en-Bresse, Rendez-vous en Terre Équitable beckoned us on a journey of fairness, sustainability, and cultural exchange. As participants in this esteemed event, we had the privilege of showcasing the beauty and craftsmanship of Myanmar’s hand-woven textiles, while also engaging in dialogue and collaboration with like-minded individuals and organizations committed to ethical practices and social responsibility.

Unveiling Myanmar’s Heritage:

Stepping into the grandeur of Domaine de La Garde, we were filled with a sense of excitement and anticipation. Our booth, adorned with vibrant textiles and adorned with traditional motifs, served as a window into the rich cultural heritage of Myanmar’s ethnic communities. Visitors were captivated by the intricate patterns and exquisite craftsmanship on display, each piece telling a story of tradition, resilience, and creativity.

Dialogue and Exchange:

Beyond the beauty of our textiles, Rendez-vous en Terre Équitable provided a platform for meaningful dialogue and exchange. We had the opportunity to connect with fellow artisans, entrepreneurs, and advocates who share our commitment to fairness and sustainability. Together, we exchanged ideas, shared best practices, and explored opportunities for collaboration, united by a common vision of a more equitable and harmonious world.

Inspiration and Empowerment:

As we immersed ourselves in the vibrant atmosphere of Rendez-vous en Terre Équitable, we were inspired by the stories of resilience and empowerment shared by artisans and producers from around the globe. From sustainable farming practices to community-based initiatives, we witnessed firsthand the transformative power of fair trade and ethical business practices in uplifting communities and preserving cultural heritage.

A Call to Action:

As participants in Rendez-vous en Terre Équitable, we are reminded of the responsibility we bear as stewards of our planet and its people. We are committed to continuing our journey towards fairness and sustainability, ensuring that every thread in our textiles is woven with integrity and purpose. Together, we can create a more equitable and harmonious world, one that celebrates diversity, fosters empathy, and embraces the principles of fairness and justice.


Our experience at Rendez-vous en Terre Équitable was nothing short of transformative, leaving an indelible mark on our hearts and minds. We are grateful to Friedrich and Margareta for their hospitality and vision, and to all who participated in this inspiring event. As we return to our respective corners of the world, we carry with us the lessons learned, the connections forged, and the inspiration to continue our journey towards a more equitable and sustainable future.