In Slovenia, lace-making is for everyone

The western town of Nova Gorica hosted bobbin and needle lace-makers from 26 countries for the World Lace Congress over the past weekend. This is the second time that Slovenia, a country with a long tradition of the craft, hosted this largest global event celebrating lace.

Featuring workshops, lectures, exhibitions and competitions, the congress is held every two years along with the general assembly of the International Bobbin and Needle Lace Organisation (OIDFA).

After the original host city Hamburg withdrew, Slovenia was chosen to host not only because of its long...

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