The Art of Weaving

Athens

In an old historical building in the heart of Athens, Eugenia and her partners from the Kykloi Seminars School will be waiting for you, responsible for organizing your workshop! Enjoy a few hours of calm and serenity, creating a tradionally Greek piece of art!
At a glance
-Have an alternative glimpse into traditional Greek culture with a 2h workshop of weaving with a loom!

-This tradition goes back in time and reflect the way women used to pass their time, even though sometimes
it might even was their duty!

-Weaving used to be a bonding activity between family members like mothers and daughters,
but also it was a form of social gathering!
Activity details
Duration
2 hours
Language
English
Participants
Up to 8
Transfer
Not included
Confirmation
Within 24 hours
Refund
30%
For cancelations made at least 48 hours in advance

You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 24 hours. Once confirmed, you will receive your voucher via email. In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email.

Itinerary
-Your teacher, welcomes you in a cozy and welcoming environment, decorated with restored furniture in combination with beautiful modern pieces.

-Get comfortable and start your journey through the Greek tradition and the art of weaving.

-You will be given a piece of tender/loom with warps (30X40 cm), threads in variety of colors, a booklet about the history of the Art of Weaving and the Greek Folk Art and photos of traditional piece of weaving and its history elements, used by women in rural villages in Greece, hundreds of years ago!

-With the help and guidance of your teacher you will create your own handmade piece of Art, in the form of a weaved decoration item or piece of jewelry.

-By the end of the workshop you will gain valuable knowledge on the folk art and you will get to keep your piece of art craft along with your booklet and photos.
Important info

    -Inclusions : all local taxes, round transfer (hotel pick up – hotels in city center), all necessary equipment, special trained instructor, booklet about the history of the Art of Weaving and the Greek Folk Art, photos of traditional piece of weaving and its history elements

    -Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your confirmation voucher

    -Please, use the information in your voucher to confirm meeting point and time with your curator

    -You are kindly advised to wear comfortable, every day clothes

    -The curator has the right to make minor changes in the program without prior notice

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