Center of Oriental studies
Turkish language room 112, Universiteto g. 3
Painting with natural henna ink dates back to ancient Eastern world and includes religious, philosophical values and specific aesthetic charasteristic with it’s own motives and symbols. Henna was used in various traditional celebrations and events such as weddings and birthdays. Mostly women and girls liked to decorate hands, feets and other parts of the body with henna dye, making temporary tatoos. So far, it is believed that henna tatoo hides various favorable signs and symbols bearing the success stories and also reveals the beauty and majesty.
We invite you to get acquainted with the historical development of henna tradition and symbols in Eastern culture and spend the evening together in henna workshop with master of henna from Pakistan and lecturer Maritana Larbi. During the event we will enjoy tea, share the warmth and engage in creative activities making our own unique henna tatoo.
Location: Vilnius University, Center of Oriental studies, Turkish language room 112, Universiteto g. 3, Vilnius
Time: 2017-05-30, 18:00
Organisers: VšĮ Arabų kultūros forumas; VšĮ Aktyvus Jaunimas; Vilnius University Center of Oriental studies.
More information about the event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1862858503982264/