An event that is a tribute to the cultures and languages of all the cities that are part of the group of World Heritage Cities, which represent the diversity and richness of our country. The group World Heritage Cities of Spain is a non-profit association that is formed by the fifteen Spanish cities declared World Heritage: Alcalá de Henares, Ávila, Baeza, Cáceres, Córdoba, Cuenca, Ibiza / Eivissa, Mérida, Salamanca, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Santiago de Compostela, Segovia, Tarragona, Toledo and Úbeda. Our objective is the coordinated and joint work of these City Councils in favour of the conservation and
Talk given by Juan de la Cruz Rodríguez, independent researcher of Canarian popular weaving and clothing. He has worked since 1984 in the Museum of History and Anthropology of Tenerife as a Technician in Textiles and Clothing. He has regularly published books and articles on his speciality. Last book published: Los Trajes Típicos de La Orotava, Ediciones Pinolere, Tenerife 2008. Since 1987 he has completed his training with different courses on natural dyes, analysis of old fabrics; preventive conservation and restoration of fabrics; exhibition, storage, handling and assembly of textile art works; storage of mixed collections; documentation of fabrics, etc.
Workshop given by Mª del Carmen Almenara Ramos, craftswoman specialized in the elaboration of traditional Canarian clothing. She is a professor in the department of Textiles, Clothing and Leather at CIFP Las Indias. She has organized courses in in La Laguna on the technique of gold embroidery and planned the creation of a workshop school of gold embroidery and the restoration of textile heritage related to the churches of the city. 20 places. Previous inscription, according to order of arrival. To register, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Clothing, Costumes and Typography Exhibition Clothing, Costumes and Typography Exhibition In this exhibition, each of the different periods through which the traditional dress has passed, pointing out how it has to be the correct and faithful way of dressing in the image and likeness of how our islanders’ ancestors used to dress. For more information Download PDF
20th Anniversary World Heritage Site San Cristóbal de La Laguna Upper cloister gallery It is 20 years since San Cristóbal de La Laguna was declared a World Heritage city, a recognition by UNESCO that placed the old Aguere at the same level of heritage excellence as ancient cities like Salamanca or Santiago de Compostela. In December 1999 we learned to look at La Laguna with different eyes. The declaration was the culmination of a long and arduous process in which all social agents were involved. A collective success that culminated the aspirations of all citizens and filled us with shared