Workshop Focused on Ayntap Needlework

“Aleppo” Compatriotic Charitable Organization conducted the third workshop within the GIZ funded project of “Trainings for Women on Traditional Needlework” on October 26, 2015,

The workshop, focused on Ayntap Needlework, captured attention and interest of attendees. Participating women attentively listened the history and traditions of Ayntap Needlework, became aware of its uniqueness and richness presented by Mr. Hrazdan Tokmajian, the Director of “Martiros Saryan” Art Academy in Aleppo, Painter.

To the surprise of women participants, Mr. Tokmajian also demonstrated modern and ancient pieces of delicate Ayntap needlework during the workshop, which outlined core uniqueness and beauty of Ayntap, as an inseparable part of the Western Armenian Traditional Needlework.

More than 40 participants, attended the workshop, which took place at the newly opened center of “Aleppo” CCO (address։ 8 Vardanants St, Yerevan). The next workshop will be held on October 30, 2015.