Lace Event Slovenia: 34th Idrija Lace Festival – June 19-21, 2015

The 34th Idrija Lace Festival
Organizers:  The Idrija Heritage Centre
Date: June 19-21, 2015
Place:
Mestni trg 1, 5280 Idrija, Slovenia
Exhibitions primarily in the Gewerkenegg Castle
Website: http://tinyurl.com/nbdj3be http://tinyurl.com/n5v22lu
Facebook: http://tinyurl.com/ned39wx
Information:  +386 (0)5 37 43 916,tic@visit-idrija.si.  You can sign up for email notices at the website main page.

Events (just the lace-related ones):
Friday, June 19, 2015
“Mercurial Threads of Light”, Opening ceremony of the 34th Festival
18:00, Expert Panel on “How to Create Haute Couture with Idrija Lace”
Saturday, June 20, 2015
9:00 to 19:00,  Arts and crafts Fair, streets of Idrija
9:00 to 18:00, “Lace” baking with yeast dough, Mestni trg
10:00 to 18:00, Lace MEGA puzzle, Mestni trg
10:00 to 18:00, Body Art and Lace Tattoos, Mestni trg
10:00, 2nd “Golden Bobbin” recreational run
10:00 to 18:00, Lacemaking Demonstration by Idrija Lacemakers Association, different locations around Idrija
10:00 to 18:00 Lacemaking Demonstration by pupils of the Idrija Lace School, in front of the school
Sunday, June 21, 2015
9:00 to 19:00,  Arts and crafts Fair, streets of Idrija
9:00 to 18:00, “Lace” baking with yeast dough, Mestni trg
9:00 to 18:00, “Weaving English” by Helen Doron, English teaching methods, Mestni trg
10:00 to 18:00, Lace MEGA puzzle, Mestni trg
10:00 to 18:00, Making Lace Tattoos, Mestni trg

Exhibitions:
– “Lace and Light”, by various lacemaking associations in Idrija and Lepoglava, Gallery under the Municpal Library
– “Look what I can Do! 2015”, Idrija Lace School annual student exhibition, Idrija Lace School
– “Be Unique within Europe”, Idrija Lace School and EU Partners, Gallery sv. Barbara
– “Lacemaking Accessories of the World”, Treasures from the Idrija Municipal Museums collections, Small Gallery, Gewerkenegg Castle
– “Faces”, Work by students of Textiles and Fashion Design, University of Ljubljana, Mestni trg
– “Young Ladies of Idrija”, Work by students of Textiles and Fashion Design, University of Ljubljana, Mestni trg
– “A Chair for Each Person”, Work by students of Textiles and Fashion Design, University of Ljubljana, In front of the Idrija Lace School
– Works by the CVETKE Žiri Lacemakers Association, Idrija Lace Centre
– “Micka, Hanca, Tunčka… come to stitch this afternoon”, CINOBER Society art exhibition, Municipal Library
– Philatelic Exhibition “From Fibre to Lace”, Nicolas Pirnat Gallery, Gewerkenegg Castle

Competitions:
for children and adults – for the annual Ivanka Ferjančič Prize. Award ceremony 15:00 Sunday, 11:30, Trg sv. Adacija
Award for the most Beautiful Lace at the “Look What I can Do” exhibition, Sunday.

Workshops: 
“Lacy Shadows for Tea Lights”, Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 to 12:00, Idrija Lace School
“Creative Kids with Lace”, Saturday 9:00 to 18:00, Mestni trg
“Stonelace”, children’s workshop, Sunday 13:00 to 14:00, Mestni tig
Museum lace worksop for children, June 20 & 21, 10:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 17:00, Gewerkenegg Castle courtyard.

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