Origins of the Lace Festival in Pag

The Town of Pag proclaimed 2010 as "Year of Pag lace" and organized, for the first time, First International Lace Festival from 19th to 22nd June, under the patronage of the Embassy of the Republic of Austria and supported by the Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Tourism and Zadar County. Representatives and lacemakers from Germany, France, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Croatia attended to this international manifestation. >>GALLERY>>

Pag lace under the UNESCO protection

In 2010, Pag lace was placed on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. Pag lace was entered in the register of UNESCO together with Hvar and Lepoglava lace and became one of the Seven intangible cultural property from the Croatia entered in the register.


Lacemaking tradition in Pag

In 1906, the Mayer of Pag Frane Budak together with the nuns from Benedictine Monastery of St. Margarita started The School of Pag Lace that trained lacemakers until 1945. Since 1945 until 1993 the school worked with fewer interruptions. In 1994 school was combined with the high school "Bartul Kašić” in Pag, and to this day work as part of it.



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Official page of International Lace Festival in Pag


Dear visitors,
it is our pleasure to greet and welcome you to the official website of the "International Lace Festival" that is traditionally held in the town of Pag, every year during the month of June. The site is designed as an informative starting point for those who want to know more about the "International Festival of Pag lace", the tradition of lacemaking in Pag and widely known and esteemed Pag lace. If you have any questions or would like additional information about the festival, please contact us via the contact information listed below or through the website contact form.

Welcome to the town of Pag

The Pag Tourist Board


"Every needle stitch, is an expression of incomprehensible, each lace, is a pray to the Almighty, to the honor and memory of our lacemakers, to the joy and pride to us people of Pag."
"It is needed ... 500 000 needle stitch ... More than 500 hours of demanding work ... Years of experience and patience ... Boundless imagination ... In order to create ... Beauty ... Pag lace" Pag lacemaker"
Don Dario Tičić
Paška čipkarica

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Festival patrons in 2012

Stjepan Mesić | Croatian Ministry of Tourism | Croatian Ministry of Culture | Zadar County| Town of Pag | Pag Tourist Board | Center for Culture and Information of Pag

TOURIST OFFICE PAG

  • E-mail: tic@tzgpag.hr | web@tzgpag.hr
  • Phon: +385 (0)23 611 286
  • Fax: +385 (0)23 611 286
  • Adress: Od Špitala 2. 23250 Pag