From Ancient Times to Modernity

On July 22, 2015, “ALEPPO” Compatriotic Charitable Organization will launch the First session of 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 Armenian Needlework.

Workshop, highlighting traditional needlework directions, as well as their historical development, evolution and features 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 beneficiary women, GIZ, “Aleppo” CCO, civil society representatives, media and students will attend the workshop.

Workshop First session will take place on Wednesday, at 15:00, at the premises of “Aleppo” CCO (address 11 Northern Ave, Yerevan, RA).