Mekeo Vea magic weaving demonstration

Event Type: Cultural Celebration
Age Group(s): Adults, Seniors
Date: 15/09/2023
Start Time: 10:30 AM
End Time: 12:30 PM
 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. Bookings are suggested. Where an event has not been fully booked, walk-ins may be permitted.
Venue: Beenleigh Library    Where are we?
Location: Rear Of Library
Other Information:
 We ask you to please stay at home on the day of the event/session if you are unwell.
Presenter: Maureen Mopio
Status: Closed

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