Φωτορεπορτάζ του Θανάση Κατωπόδη από την πρώτη ημέρα των εκδηλώσεων αφιερωμένων στην Καρσάνικη Βελονια.

Quotes for the event spoke folklorist the Museum 'Angela Hatzimichalis' Mr. Stavroula Pisimisis.

Την εκδήλωση χαιρέτισαν οι: πρόεδρος της Ένωσης Επτανησίων Ελλάδας, κ. Ελένη Κονοφάου, η γραμματέας της Ε.Ε.Ε., κ. Μαρία Γραμματικού και η έφορος της Ιονίου Βιβλιοθήκης, κ. Ελένη Λέκκα.

Speakers on the first day: the journalist / writer Elias Georgakis and the author / writer Thodoris Georgakis. The first one made an extensive introduction to the conditions that gave birth to the Karsani Velonias and the people who played key roles in its creation and evolution. The latter analyzed the propagation of the Karsani Velonia in Lefkada Mountain and more widely, as well as the socio-economic activity that developed around the Karsani Embroidery.

Την εκδήλωση τίμησε με την παρουσία του ο καρσάνος Απόστολος Κακλαμάνης, τ. Πρόεδρος της Βουλής των Ελλήνων.

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