Andean Social Welfare through cultural preservation

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The Maryland Sheep and Wool Show
May 3, 2014  9am - 6 pm on Saturday
May 4
, 2014  9am - 5 pm on Sunday

Discover the beauty and variety of Andean textiles with demonstrations.  This year our special guests will be Vilma and Saturnino Oncebay from Ayacucho, Peru.  The Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival is one of the biggest fiber festivals in the United States.  Free.

Find Show information:  here
See a video about the Oncebay Family at this link:  here
Embassy of Peru Open House
Saturday, May 3
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
1700 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036
Nearest Metro stop:  Dupont Circle
Weaving demonstration by master weavers Saturnino and Vilma Oncebay, Ayacucho, Peru and exhibit of traditional and contemporary weavings from Ayacucho along with other cultural exhibits.  Free.
Weave a Real Peace (WARP) Annual Meeting
9-11 May 2014
St Louis, Missouri
Dying demonstration by master weavers Saturnino and Vilma from Ayacucho, Peru at the dying pot luck, speakers about textile artists from around the world with a marketplace.

About the organization:  WARP serves as a catalyst for improving the quality of life of weavers and textile artisans in communities-in-need.  We provide information and networking opportunities to individuals and organizations who value the social, cultural, historic, and artistic importance of textiles around
the world.

Weave a Real Peace (WARP) is a networking organization of weavers, academics, and interested supporters who value the importance of textiles to communities around the world.

See more information about the meeting  here
Photos of 2013 Peruvian Weavers Visit
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