Himmeli Workshop 2016

© Katja Lösönen

Art of making Himmeli, a wonderful finnish christmas decorations has recently become very popular in Finland. Himmeli artist Eija Koski has definitely had a big influence on bringing this beautiful tradition alive again. In October You have a unique chance to learn how to make your own Himmeli with Eija!

Workshops: Monday 24.10.2016, 16-21 pm | Sunday 30.10.2016, 13-18 pm |  SUNDAY FULLY BOOKED. FEW PLACES FOR MONDAY LEFT!

Where: Felseneggkeller, Spiegelgasse 18, 8001 Zürich

Cost: 50 Fr. + Material 35 Fr. / Person

Registration and questions: info@suomipopup.com

© Katja Lösönen
© Katja Lösönen

During the workshop you learn the basics of making himmeli by constructing one basic model. With this knowlegde you’re then able to also make your own designs at home. Eija and Kari, her husband will also tell about the history of himmelis, not forgetting the real life stories about living on the countryside in Finland. The rye straws you will work with on the course are organically grown by Eija and Kari on their farm in western Finland.

Eijas homepage: ekoart.fi

The workshops are supported by SVFF Kultur.

SVFF Kultur