Croatian Lace awarded in Russia

place: Vologda, Russia
organiser: Intermezzo Association
Nonprofit association for international cultural collaboration Intermezzo announced that lace artworks from Croatia presented at the International Lace Festival in Vologda, Russia (23 – 26 June) won the first place in the competitive programme.

The Festival was organized by the National Lace Museum Vologda.

In exhibition part of the Festival Pag Lace and Lepoglava Lace, each with five prestigious pieces, were presented as a part of the Festival Croatian Lace.
During the stay at the Festival all necessary actions to include pieces of Croatian Lace as permanent exhibits of the National Lace Museum Vologda took place. It was a great honor for Intermezzo Association (founded with aim to develop international collaboration in the field of culture) to participate in such an important moment for Croatian cultural heritage. Quality of its work is confirmed with realization of this project as well as with partnership with the National Lace Museum Vologda in creation and execution of artistic installations.

During the Festival numerous activities were held such as Exhibition Lace Labyrinth, Lace making master-classes, Round tables, Fashion shows of leading Russian designers Judashkin and Zajcev, hairstyles inspired by the lace, etc. Participation of the Croatian Lace on such high profile Festival was of exceptional importance for promotion of cultural heritage on the international level.

(D.H., 29.06.2011)