Designer presentations

31 March 2017

REGIONAL HISTORICAL MUSEUM - SOFIA organizes the next event of the accompanying program of the temporary exhibition "Grace and beauty of the past". Designer presentations, merged under the title "Old New - New Old", will be held on April 6, 2017 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. 

The temporary exhibition "Grace and beauty of the past" (1 February - 30 April 2017), presenting the needle lace, has a rich accompanying program. Part of it are the presentations of designers united under the theme "Old New - New Old". They will be held at the Regional Historical Museum - Sofia (Square “Banski” 1) on April 6, 2017 with an opening time of 10:00 am and it will continue until 12:00.

The designer Raphaela Rafaelova, who is a PhD student at the National Academy of Arts in Sofia, as well as a lecturer at the National High School of Applied Arts "St. Luke, will lead the event. She will present her training samples and accessories in the field of needle lace. Raphaela will dedicate a special attention to its collection "Magic of Love". In front of students and guests of the Museum, she will present the creative interpretations and experiments with the old lace technique of her colleague Lydia Suteva, who continues her education abroad.

A special guest of the event will be Accosiate Prof. Anna Avramova - lecturer at Fashion Department of the Faculty of Applied Arts of the National Academy of Arts. She will talk about the importance of defending the old techniques in the future designers education. Participants in the event will be students from the National High School of Applied Arts "St. Luke" and students from the National Academy of Art.

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