Mexico: Traditional Dance! Below: Lace on display at the Belgian Pavilion, 2017!
Folklorama is an annual multicultural event in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The festival began in 1970 and is still going strong with over forty pavilions! Lace can be found at several venues. See costumes adorned with lace during stage performances and lace in cultural displays at locations throughout the city. Dates this year are August 5 to 11 (Week 1) and August 12 to 18 (Week 2). See the website for more info: https://www.folklorama.ca/
The Summer edition 2018 is now in the mail, on its way to subscribers in many parts of the world. Thanks to all who contributed to the Gazette publications over the years. Newcomers are welcome!
See Gazette Editions section for details of all issues, including Volume 32:1-4.
Une visite récente au Québec a inclus quelques heures au Musée des Ursulines, au 12, rue Donnacona. La dentelle aux fuseaux faisait partie de l’éducation des jeunes filles.
A recent visit to Quebec included a few hours at the Ursuline Museum, 12 Donnacona Street. Bobbin lace was part of the education for young girls.
Step back in time to 1738 with a visit this summer to Fort Louisbourg, a national historic site on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia. See a lacemaker demonstrating bobbin lace as it was done during this time in history! A building located on another street has displays dedicated to women and their many important contributions to everyday life at the fort.
Happy Birthday Canada from the Canadian Lacemaker Gazette!
Best wishes for a bright future to all of you in Canada and around the world!
The Summer edition of the Gazette has been mailed. Have a wonderful summer!
Take part in the International Lace Day on June 25th. Find a public place, make lace, send us a story, along with some photos, so we can publish it as we celebrate this wonderful lace event!