Lace Event Spain: XX Encuentro Nacional de Encajeras, Almagro – June 11, 2016

XX Encuentro Nacional de Encajeras, Almagro (Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha)
Organizers:  Excmo. Ayuntamiento de Almagro, Concejalía de Cultura
Collaborators:  Presencia, Mez-Fabra, Coviran, Coca-Cola
Lacemaking associations, Manzano, El Ajuar, Luis Valencia, Manzano-Gracia, Artes “El Villar” “La Rosa del azafrán”
Date: Saturday June 11, 2016.
Time: see Agenda
Place: Los Jardines del Paseo de la Estación
Information and Registration:  The registration period is from May 15-30, 2016. There is a maximum of 350 people. Email:

June 10, 2016
20:00 There will also be a lecture “El Encaje de Bolillos de Almagro como Patrimonio Inmaterial de la Humanidad según la UNESCO” by D.Eduardo F. Valencia Ureña.
Almagro is not now on the list of UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage, so something interesting is going on here.
June 11, 2016
11:00  Floral offering at the Lacemaker monument in the Ejido de Calatrava
11:30  Welcome by the Mayor of Almagro.
Opening of the Encuentro.  Refreshments and gifts will be provided to the participants.
17:00 Guided tour of the city
19:00 Corral de Comedias, theatrical tour
June 12, 2016
11:00 Open house day at the lace museum.

There will also be an photographic exhibition on lace at the Callejon del Villar, sponsored by La asociación cultural almagreña.

Almagro is an extremely important Spanish lacemaking center, and home of the Museo del Encaje la Blonda de Almagro.



This entry was posted in Spain. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s