Discover Transylvania 2009

Stefano Ionescu and Alberto Boralevi has just announced this years “Discover Transylvania 2009”. The tour will will start the 29th May in Bucharest, will cross the Carpathians and will reach the most interesting places in Transylvania. Participants will see some very rare Romanian flatweaves and almost 300 Ottoman rugs from … read more

Rug study tour to Transylvania

Stefano Ionescu has been organizer of rug study tours to Transylvania for several years. The last tour “Discover Transylvania 2008″ took place in May 2008 and was very successful according to several of the participants. As on previous tours the participants were guided through the rug collections by Alberto Boralevi.”Last … read more

Discover Transylvania May 2008

After the exhibition at the Museum of Islamic Kunst in Berlin (October 2006 – January 2007) and the one organized by Dr. Nazan Ölçer and Michael Franses at the Sakip Sabanci Museum in Istanbul (April-August 2007) I feel it’s time to return to Transylvania… read more

Transylvanian rugs at Sakip Sabanci Museum

Exhibition at the Sakip Sabanci Museum, Istanbul: In Praise of God – Anatolian Rugs in Transylvanian Churches opened till 19 August 2007. About 40 remarcable Ottoman rugs from the Churches in Transylvania and from museums in Berlin and Budapest, of which very few survived in Turkey, were exhibited at the … read more