The HALI Tour to Transylvania (9-17 June 2017) combined striking Anatolian rugs, many still in the Saxon churches to which they were donated hundreds of years ago, picturesque medieval towns and outstanding natural beauty. Led by Stefano Ionescu, the world expert on ‘Transylvanian’ rugs, HALI’s executive editor Daniel Shaffer and assistant editor Malin Lonnberg, the… Read more »
Tours: June 2017
The first HALI Tour to Morocco took place, 5-14 May 2017. A group of twenty rug and textile dealers and enthusiasts from the UK, Australia and the USA were led by Wilfried Stanzer and accompanied by HALI Editor, Ben Evans and Assistant Editor, Rachel Meek.
In 2017 the HALI Tour to the Caucasus starts on 21st October, the day after the 5th International Symposium on Azerbaijani Carpets ends in Baku. The timing provides the perfect opportunity to share the knowledge and experience we have gained from HALI’s two previous tours to the region.