Cusco now

03:30
14ºc

Textile Events

Author: CTTC

Published: 23/09/2020

Category

General News

Description

The Education Department at the Centro de Textiles Tradicionales del Cusco encourages interaction between weavers and the public through a variety of programs. Each year, the department holds events for the young weavers, the adult weavers, and the general public to teach about textile traditions and to inspire greater respect for them. For the adult weavers and young weavers, this includes activities such as classes on ancient Peruvian textiles, annual weaving competitions, and workshops to revive pre-Columbian techniques.

In 2019 the Education department at the CTTC organized two cultural gatherings, one for the young weavers and the other for the adult weavers, both of them took place in Pisac under a special program that achieved to gather and celebrate their textile traditions.