17. Međunarodni festival čipke Lepoglava
Theme: Lacemaking and Children
Sponsors: Croatian President Ivo Josipovic
Under the auspices of the Croation Ministry of Culture
the Croatian Ministry of Tourism, the Croatian Ministry of Agriculture,
the Croatian Commission for UNESCO, the City of Varazdin, and many others.
Partner Country: Republic of Poland
Date: September 19-22, 2013
Place: Various venues in Lepoglava
Phone: +385 (0)42 494 317
Website: http://www.lepoglava-info.hr/ http://www.cipkarski-festival.com/
This year’s festival is being held to honor Croatia’s accession to the European Union. It is a major event. It is drawing participants from around Eastern Europe. Click here to download the agenda: Lepoglava
A few of the events include:
Demonstration of necanja, a lace technique from Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Lace exhibitions and demonstrations from Hvar, Lepoglava, Pag, Kiskunhalas and Slovenia. Exhibitions from various lace collections at monasteries. Exhibitions from the
“Museo del encaje de Castilla y León ” (Spain) and the Association” Kant in
Vlaanderen vzw ” ( Belgium )
A lecture on “Lace and Men” by Lothar Stang
Secret Speech fan … – lace fans from the collection Annelise Wienands and Marianne Stang
Many events for children, quite a few musical performances.
(Apologies for errors in translation)