Friday, June 29

9:15 Briefing in the Sakala Centre hall

9:45-12:45 Short workshop 3h in the Sakala Centre or at Vilma Building

13:00-14:00 Lunch in the Sakala Centre

14:00 Bus departure to the Heimtali Museum (10 km from Viljandi) from the car park behind Viljandi Kaubamaja

Cultural progamme:

          14:30 Lecture by prof Anu Raud

          15:15 pause

          15:30-18:00 guided tours, participants will be divided into 5 groups:

  • ethnographical textile collections of Heimtali Museum
  • Anu Raud's home studio and gallery
  • indigenous knitters from Kihnu island demonstrating their techniques
  • indigenous knitters from Tõstamaa demonstrating their techniques
  • indigenous knitters from Villaväki (Finno-Ugric Union from Saint Petersburg) demonstrating their techniques

18:00-19:00 Dinner in Heimtali

19:00-21:00 Evening event in Heimtali: legendary knitting olympic games Knit & Walk

Around 21:00 Briefing and departure for Viljandi

Evening knitting lounge in Layk studio café until 23:00 (optional)