Learn to mask it!

Mask-making workshop nears

19 September 2020 | Events

Irina Irinova; PRO; “They will create modern and traditional masks as well as masks for children ...”

Swakopmund • [email protected]

The Swakopmund Scientific Society (SSS) announced that it will host a mask-making workshop.

According to the SSS’s public relations officer (PRO) Irina Ivanova, both children and adults are welcome to take part in the workshop taking place at the Swakopmund Museum on 22 September at 10:00.

The workshop features the talented tailor Tilla Smit of Mustardseed Boutique.

“Participants will design and decorate their own masks and buffs, creating modern and traditional masks as well as masks for children with animal patterns,” she said.

Since the number of seats for the workshop is limited, interested parties should contact Ivanova at [email protected] or 064 402 695 soonest. The deadline for registration is Friday, 18 September.

The mask-making workshop is part of the 2020 Namibian Heritage Week taking place from 21 to 27 September – a collaborative event hosted by the Swakopmund Museum, the Scientific Society Swakopmund, the COSDEF Arts and Crafts Centre, the Municipality of Swakopmund, the ministry of education, arts and culture, as well as the ministry of information communication and technology.

This year’s theme is “Ombazu Ndjiritutumuna/ Building Cultural Resilience – The New Normal”.


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