“From Ancient Times to Modernity” Second Workshop

On October 20, 2015 “Aleppo” Compatriotic Charitable Organization will launch the second workshop on “Traditional Needlework: From Ancient Times to Modernity”, implemented in the framework of “Trainings for Women on Traditional Needlework” project funded by German International Cooperation Agency (GIZ).

The major goal of this project is to improve well-being of both Syrian Armenian trainers and the direct beneficiaries as well as promote and pass on the tradition of Western Armenian Needlework.

The workshop will present the diversity and richness of Marash Needlework along with its beautiful illustrations, distinct patterns and unique features. Workshop will be led by the Director of “Martiros Saryan” Art Academy in Aleppo, Painter; Mr. Hrazdan Tokmajian.

More than 50 participants, in particular project direct beneficiaries, GIZ, “Aleppo” CCO, civil society representatives, and students will attend the workshop. The workshop will take place on Tuesday, at 16:00, at the newly opened center of “Aleppo” CCO (address։ 8 Vardanants St, Yerevan, RA).