VÄV2017

21-23 of September

VÄV is the world´s biggest exhibition about hand weaving. Every third year, visitors from all over the world get to experience this exhibition. For this years edition, the Swedish weaving community ”Svenska Vävrådet” has the privilige of hosting the event together with Växjö. For 2017´s exhibiton the organizers are expecting around 8000- 10 000 Swedish and international visitors. The exhibition is located in ”Tipshallen” in Växjö´s Arena city, and is represented by more than 100 exhibiters. Take part in seminars, work-shops, try different activities and let yourself get inspired by the real weaving experiences.

5 tips during VÄV2017

  1. Take a look at the 250 meter long hand woven carpet located at Stortorget (main square).
  2. Exhibition Trådvandringar/ Threadways- a fabric themed art exhibition where threads from all over the world are displayed in Växjö Art Gallery.
  3. Fabrics in the Cathedral- all kinds of fabric materials to be find in the church are presented to visitors in the cathedral centre.
  4. Weave without a loom- an exhibition about simple weaving techniques for children and young adults, located in Växjö City Library.
  5. Street weaving- weavers from Småland are weaving on Speakers Corner- stop by and say hello to them!

 

 

Tickets can be purchased at the entrance of Tipshallen or digitally here -> ticketmaster.se 

The programme for VÄV2017: The Swedish Weaving Council

This is Växjö: tourist brochure