International Online Silk Needle Lace
Design Competition and Festival
Organized by Bursa Metropolitan Municipality, TR
04. – 06.08.2021
Deadline for application: 31.05.2021
The Bursa Merinos Textile Industry Museum, which was opened in 2011, has hosted various and numerous exhibitions in the fields of "Textile Arts", "Textile Design", "Textile Fashion" and "Textile Handcrafts" since 2013. The museum is now preparing the INTERNATIONAL ONLINE SILK NEEDLE LACE DESIGN COMPETITION AND FESTIVAL, which will take place form 4. – 6. August 2021 as an online event.
Laces are one of the most important examples of Turkish traditional culture and handicrafts.
They were born from the combination of flower and knitting art, it was made to decorate and embellish, and it was also used as a communication tool with the messages they carried; It is a type of lace whose technique is knitting. Laces are a unique handicraft in the country and are also known as Turkish Lace around the world.
The Bursa Merinos Textile Industry Museum is organizing the International Online Silk Needle Lace Design Competition and Festival in order to promote the recognition and protection of the cultural heritage of Turkey, to ensure widespread developed, will provide work in this area with the aim to discover new talent and encourage to produce original works have benefited from tradition.
Pre-Application: January 4 - May 31, 2021
The Work Submission: January 4 - July 4, 2021
Jury Evaluation: 2-3 August 2021
International Silk Needle Lace Festival: 4-5-6 August 2021
Competition Results Announcement: 6 August 2021
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