On 17-18 November 2022 an international wool conference was held in Viljandi, Estonia, focusing on the use of wool in Estonia. The aim of the conference was to introduce the properties and uses of wool and to encourage people to use more local wool in a sustainable way.
Presentations on the second day of the conference focused on examples of Estonian wool processing and production. An exhibition of projects and studies from the Estonian Academy of Arts, Tartu Art College Pallas and UT Viljandi Culture Academy was set up in the Folk Music Centre. At the cooperation fair, visitors could get acquainted with the activities of local businesses, and there were also a sorting workshop, a tour of the Vilma house and a spinning competition. Scholarships in the name of Anu Raua were awarded and the new issue of Studia Verncula was presented.
Speakers at the conference: