Lace Event Spain: II Encuentro Artesanal de Bolillos, Alburquerque – June 4, 2016

II Encuentro Artesanal de Bolillos, Alburquerque (Badajoz, Extremaduran)
Sponsor:  Agrupación de encajeras de bolillo de Alburquerque
Collaborators: Ayuniamiento de Alburquerque
Date: Saturday, June 4, 2016
Place:  Pabellón Municipal de Deportes
D/ Santiago, S/N, CP 06510 Alburquerque, Badajoz, Spain
Time:   See agenda
Information and Registration:
Space is limited to 300 participants. Registration must be received by May 15th.  4 Euros per person registration fee, 11 EUR extra for meal.

9:00 to 9:30 Registration in the Paseo de la Almeda
9:30 to 10:30 Breakfast
10:30 to 11:00 Official welcome
11:00 Commencement of demonstrations, and vendor stand opening
12:30  Finalization of the contest
13:00  Prize awards for the contest
14:00 to 14:30 Beginning of the meal at the Restaurant Machaco

The contest lasts one and a half hours, and involves work on a pattern with 16 pairs of bobbins, thread size 30.  100 EUR and 60 EUR 1st and second prizes for the best and second best finished works.
Alburquerque, Spain, and Albuquerque, New Mexico (note the difference in spelling). Yes, they are related as sister cities.

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