Today Funermostra has opened its doors, International Fair of Products and Funeral, a professional fair that runs until Friday 22 October.
Funermostra shows novelties as curious as the replica of the coffin that appears in the famous Netflix series ‘The Squid Game’, the recreation of Tutankhamun's sarcophagus or urns made entirely of coffee grounds.
València, 20 October 2021.- Funermostra, International Fair of Products and Funeral, has opened its 16th edition today amid a large influx of professional visitors. It will be held until next Friday 22 October and is a great professional call around the funeral sector.
The inauguration was led by Alejandro Ramón, Councilor for Cemeteries of the Valencia City Council, that has been accompanied by other sector authorities and institutions.
Above 10.000 square meters and about a hundred exhibitors between companies, Brands and institutions have presented their innovative products and solutions to the sector after two very difficult years, marked by the pandemic and the experience of going through an extreme situation such as the covid.
"We are satisfied with the influx of professionals from the sector, who have come to see the scene of change ", has assured the president of Funermostra, José Vicente Aparicio, which has explained that the main objectives have been met: show greener and more sustainable alternatives "essential to the environmental crisis", be more diverse and learn from lived experience "in the face of such an extreme situation as the covid".
Sustainable news at Funermostra 2021
Funermostra has created a small lake to show that it is possible to have a greener option in cemeteries. In this space, an artisan built ‘in situ’ stone-shaped urns to deposit the ashes at the foot of the pond. A different way of saying goodbye to loved ones and a necessary alternative to the environmental crisis we are experiencing.
Also, Funermostra has shown novelties as curious as the replica of the coffin that appears in the famous Netflix series ‘The Squid Game’, the recreation of Tutankhamun's sarcophagus or urns made entirely of coffee grounds.
A round table was also held in which alternatives to burial and cremation were presented.: alkaline hydrolysis, which consists of dissolving the remains or cryomination in a tank, which consists of freezing them. Both options are more ecological but are not yet regulated in Spain.