Lace Event Spain: XXIX Diada de la Puntaire de Ripoll – June 5, 2016

XXIX Diada de la Puntaire de Ripoll (Ripollès, Girona, Catalonia)
Organizers:  Associació Catalana de Puntaires (ACP)
Collaborators:  Ajuntament de Ripoll
Date: Sunday, June 5, 2016
Time:  10:00 to 15:00
Place: L’Antiga Carretera Nacional II
Website:  http://tinyurl.com/hf7tpsa http://tinyurl.com/zgcj2am
Facebook page for ACP:  http://tinyurl.com/kg8wbp8
Information & Registration: Office de Turisme de Ripoli, 972 702351, turismeripoll@ajrpoll.com. Contact the ACP  at 934125078 for registration.
The registration period runs from February 16 to May 6, 2016.

This is the Catalonian Lace Association annual lace day, no doubt the largest lacemaking event in the world. About 1500 lacemakers are expected. It is held in a different city each year.  Bobbinlace only, and no non-laces allowed (cross stich, patchwork, crochet, etc.)  Lacemakers are requested to come with their best work in progress.

There will also be an exhibition, “Puntes d’ahir I d’avui – Lace from Yesterday and Today” running from May 31 to June 12, 2106 at la sala Abat Senjust (pl. Ajuntament, 3).

The competition this year is dedicated to works inspired by Salvador Dalí.

Next year’s event will be in Sant Cugat del Vallès.

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