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Cypreco Lefkara Lace Exhibit

ASTORIA – CYPRECO presents the Lefkara Lace Embroidery a free event for the entire family on March 7 at 8 p.m. at the Stathakion Cultural Center, 22-51 29th St. in Astoria.

CYPRECO’s new folk arts program is dedicated to the Lefkara Lace Embroidery, a centuries-old traditional craft representative to the island of Cyprus and more specifically to the small mountain village of Lefkara.

This unique program will revive the lace making tradition in Lefkara through the screening of an original documentary which highlights and examines the historical development of this craft, the unique designs and techniques.

Featuring also an exhibit of Lefkara embroideries. Admission is free, however a reservation if preferred. To book your seats call 718-545-1151 or email [email protected]. For more information visit cyprecoofamerica.com.

 

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