Bring and Buy the training in knitting, spinning and weaving within the framework of project “Sedyanka (Bee) – Dialogue between past and present” of Historical Museum – Oriahovo

On 2 April 2015, with an exhibition, folk performances and a Bring and Buy the training in knitting, spinning and weaving within the framework of project “Sedyanka (Bee) – Dialogue between past and present” of Historical Museum – Oriahovo was launched. The project is related to the program “I Participate – Donate – Change”of “!st June”Association – Byala Slatina with the support of “America for Bulgaria” Foundation.

The exhibition under the title of “Beauty and Imagination” presented enbroidered table cloths and shirts,and authentic knitted stockings,  which revealed to the visitors the world of folk art.


With regard to the coming holidays songs dedicated to St. Lazar’s Day were performed by the women’s choir at “Nadezhda 1871” Community Centre.

Evgeniya Naydenova, Director of the Museum made a presentation on Bulgarian folk costumes.

Pensioners’and Disabled People’s Club “Detelina” organised a draw with personal objects in support of the project. There were donations outside the proceeds from the “Bring and Buy”event. As a result 50 lv. were raised, with which materials for the training will be bought. Regular training sessions with children and adults will be held on a weekly basis in April, May and June.
The list of candidates for enrolment is open and can be supplemented on request.
Contact person: Evgeniya Naydenova, Tel. 0879995146