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Mekeo Vea magic weaving demonstration

Event Type: Cultural Celebration
Age Group(s): Adults, Seniors
Date: 16/09/2022
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM
Description:
 Join Maureen Mopio and her PNG sisters as they take you on a magical weaving journey. Walking the pathways of aunties, grandmothers and ancestors, learn about Mekeo Vea Weaving. This is an ancient form of string bag weaving from Papua New Guinea. Whilst weaving Maureen and her sisters will tell the story of how women make their Vea or string bags. Maureen will talk about the colourful designs and the stories behind the tribal designs and patterns.
Venue: Logan Central Library    Where Are We?
Location: The Lounge
Other Information:
 Logan Library events are delivered in line with the Queensland State Government's COVID Safe Business Framework.
To comply with all government COVID health directions, bookings may be required to secure your attendance at the event. Where bookings are required, everyone attending should be booked in. Where an event has not been fully booked, walk-ins may be permitted. Session numbers may be capped depending on space to allow safe physically distancing.
For the safety of library staff and other participants, please do not attend this session if you have COVID-19, are a close contact of someone with COVID-19, or if you are showing COVID-19 symptoms.
During the event, participants must adhere to all relevant health directions including physical distancing, hand hygiene and following all directions by library staff.

Presenter: Maureen Mopio
Status: Closed


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