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Workshops & Training

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The CTTC regularly organizes workshops of training for the weavers, staff, and board members with the aim to enhance skills and knowledge in different areas such as textile preservation, product development, accounting, legal issues, health care, among other community development areas.

Published: 23/09/2020

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Textile Events

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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.

Published: 23/09/2020

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Looping Technique Exhibition in Chinchero

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The Away Riqcharicheq Weaving Center in Chinchero is currently hosting part of the exhibition “Reclaiming Ancient Paracas: The Struggle to Recover a Textile Technique” opened in Museo Inka in 2019. 
 

Published: 23/09/2020

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CTTC Awards

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The Center was privileged to receive different awards in the last years.

Published: 23/09/2020

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Christmas Cholatada

CTTC

The Center in conjunction with Andean Textile Arts, organization of the United States, celebrate Christmas with the children, weavers, the elderly and residents of the ten communities and districts that are part of the Center. During the famous "chocolatadas", the CTTC family gathers in each weaving association, sharing pleasant moments while enjoying hot chocolate, breads and cakes. The children of the communities look forward to the Christmas season with joy.

Published: 20/08/2020

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CTTC Anniversary Sport Day

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The weavers of the ten associations, years ago agreed to have an especial sports day dedicate to the CTTC`s Anniversary during the month of April with the participation of all weavers and the CTTC`s team. This event takes place in a different community every year, hosted and organized by weavers’ associations and their authorities. 

Published: 20/08/2020

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