Lacemakers meet at Bobowa

The 20th International Festival of Bobbin Laces is being held this weekend at Bobowa, Lesser Poland, some 20 kilometres from Gorlice.

Bobowa International Lace Festival

Bobowa International Lace Festival PAP/Jacek Bednarczyk

The festival, organized for the first time in the year 2000, brings together lacemakers among others from Austria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Estonia, France, Spain, Germany, Russia and Britain.

Besides Koniaków, Bobowa is one of the villages in Poland most famous for traditional laces.


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