Lace Event Spain: IX Encontro de Palilleiras, Burela – May 30, 2015

IX Encontro de Palilleiras, Burela (Lugo, Galicia)
Organizers:  La Fundación Expomar
Asociación Cultural e Artesanal de Mulleres Palilleiras “As Encaixeiras” de Burela
Date: Saturday, May 30, 2015
Time: 10:00 to 13:00 and 16:00 to 19:00
Place:  el Puerto de Burela.
Information and Registration:  653 29 59 12,
Registration due by May 16, 2015

10:00  Reception for the lacemakers
10:30 to 13:30  Demonstration of work
11:30  Inauguration ceremony
12:00  Empanada de Merluza tasting.
Trip to the Monte Castelo and Iglesia Vila do Medio
13:30 to 16:00 food break
16:00  Demonstration of Work
16:30 Parade
17:00 Raffle
17:30  Second pass of the parade
18:00 End of the raffle
19:00 Farewell

Over 500 participants are expected at this event.
It is also possible to visit the “Reina del Carmen” barque museum, and the historical museum. There is a close connection between the maritime industry and the women working professionally in the lace trade while waiting for the fishermen to return.

Burela   Burela 2

Burela map

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