Welcome to the World Lace Congress 2016

Published: 3.6.2016

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Welcome to the World Lace Congress 2016

Between 24th and 26th June, Ljubljana will host the World Congress of the International Organisation for Bobbin and Needle Lace (OIDFA). Participation at the congress allows lace professionals, lace makers and lace lovers to meet each other and present their activities and exhibit their lace products in a beautiful environment. Visit the 35th Idrija Lace Festival between 17th and 19th June in Idrija, the cradle of lace bobbin making in Slovenia.

Welcome to the World Lace Congress 2016

Between 24th and 26th June, Ljubljana will host the World Congress of the International Organisation for Bobbin and Needle Lace (OIDFA). Participation at the congress allows lace professionals, lace makers and lace lovers to meet each other and present their activities and exhibit their lace products in a beautiful environment. Visit the 35th Idrija Lace Festival between 17th and 19th June in Idrija, the cradle of lace bobbin making in Slovenia.

Every second year the International Organisation of Bobbin and Needle Lace (OIDFA) organises OIDFA Congresses which connect beautiful lace creations and schools around the world. This year the Congress will take place in green, active and healthy Slovenia, with its main events in Ljubljana, the European Green Capital 2016.

The venue will host an exhibition of OIDFA member countries, an exposition of the OIDFA contest on the theme Youth, and a rich presentation of lacemaking in Slovenia and OIDFA Study Groups. Visitors will be able to enjoy numerous stalls with lacemaking equipment, material, literature and other lace making facilities.

The highlight of the congress will take place on June 24th, with a Lace Fashion Show of various renowned Slovene fashion designers. The show will be held at Gospodarsko Razstavišče.

Before the congress, visit the 35th Idrija Lace Festival, organised in the Slovenian traditional lace centre of Idrija from 17-19th June. At the festival, the participants will learn about the lace tradition in Slovenia and admire Slovenia’s cultural and natural beauty surrounding Idrija.

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