Cel­e­brat­ing Thread

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The Mu­nic­i­pal­ity of My­lopota­mos in Rethymno, the non­govern­men­tal, non­profit Uni­ver­sity of the Moun­tains and the Pene­lope Gandhi Mis­sion have put to­gether the Cel­e­bra­tion of Thread, a month­long fes­ti­val in the area’s vil­lages aimed at pre­serv­ing and prop­a­gat­ing the an­cient Cre­tan art of tex­tile mak­ing. Run­ning through July 31, the event brings to­gether lo­cal and for­eign ar­ti­sans who will be show­cas­ing the tech­ni­cal and artis­tic skills in­volved to tex­tile mak­ing, such as em­broi­dery, weav­ing, and the prepa­ra­tion of flax and silk, among oth­ers, many of which date back to the Mi­noan era. To find out more, visit www.panoreon.gr. Uni­ver­sity of the Moun­tains, tel 2810.545.213

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