Tradition of Threads: Class with the Artists

The second class followed on from the first class by creating a video link between Ireland and Bulgaria. Engineer Desislava Ignatova showed the students a comprehensive overview of the Bulgarian folklore traditions and the secret symbols of Bulgarian embroidery. She overviewed the sun symbols, the fertility symbols, the meaning behind each colour used in the embroidery as

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The Cutest Chick

Cruinníu na nÓg 2023 @ Richmond Barracks, St Michael’s Estate, Inchicore, Dublin, D08 YY05 This is a celebration of 6 months engagement with the Bulgarian Community exploring bird lore and craft. The boys and girls tried basketmaking, weaving, macrame, knitting and heard fairytales, songs and stories about Irish and Bulgarian Craft, birds and community.  Got the chance

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