REGIONAL ETHNOGRAPHIC MUSEUM – PLOVDIV

TRADITIONAL CRAFTS WEEK

PROGRAMME

24.06.2024 (Monday)

• 12:30 p.m. Official opening of the 16th edition of the Week of Traditional Crafts of REM – Plovdiv

• Music and dance greeting from dance group “Iglika” to Center for support for personal development – ODC, Plovdiv

• Celebrating Midsummer Day – a highly revered day in folk tradition associated with herbs and healing. We will make wreaths and sing wristbands with the Aeneas bulla. A story about the power of herbs by Maria Georgieva – a master of natural healing creams

• 6:00 p.m. Opening of the national exhibition “Bulgarian felts – a message from antiquity”

25.06.2024 (Tuesday)

• 11.00 a.m. Felting demonstration with ancient names “Dance of the Moth” by Istvan Vidak – a famous Hungarian felter and explorer-traveler

• Demonstration of spinning and felting according to Bulgarian technology by Svetlana Kamps

26.06.2024

• 11.00 a.m. Felting demonstration with master Marieta Nedkova

• 11:30 a.m. Musical program with children from the “Maritsa” ensemble at “St. St. Cyril and Methodius” Secondary School, Plovdiv

27.06.2024

• 11.00 a.m. Felting demonstration with master Penka Stavreva

• 11:30 a.m. Musical program with children from the Thracian Youth Folklore Ensemble at Lyuben Karavelov Secondary School, Plovdiv

28.06.2024

• 11.00 a.m. Felting demonstration with master Spaska Georgakeva

• 11.30 Music and dance greeting from FTA “Iglika” to Center for support for personal development – ODK, Plovdiv

29.06.2024 (Saturday)

• 11.00 a.m. Felting demonstration with master Vanya Terzieva

•  11.30  Music program

• 12:00 p.m. Celebrating St. Peter’s Day – guests are treated to St. Peter’s chicken, bread with patterned salt, apples and pears and the “white man” dish.

• 7:30 p.m. – Craftsmen’s evening – distribution of certificates of participation and a brief overview of this year’s “Craft Week”, craftsman’s dinner and entertainment.

PS During the Week of Traditional Crafts / June 24 – 30 / the museum will work with extended working hours every day from 9 am to 7 pm.

 

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