9th World Congress on Coloured Sheep 2019

Biella, Italy

The famous Basilica in the Oropa Sanctuary

 

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  A unique tradition exists in which people from many countries meet every five years to share friendship and knowledge on all topics and activities of mutual interest involving coloured sheep and their wool.

  The 9th World Congress on Coloured Sheep will be hosted during May 2019 at the Sanctuary of Oropa in the foothills of the Alps a few kilometres to the north of the Biella, Italy.

  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanctuary_of_Oropa

  Provisional dates:

18 - 19 May 2019:   Arrival Milan Airport

20 - 22 May 2019:   Congress at Oropa

23 - 30 May 2019:   Post-Congress Tour

  Biella was one of the most prosperous towns in Italy during its wool boom days starting in the 19th century. 

  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biella

 

  A visit during April 1915 to Oropa by Dawie du Toit and Trudel Andrag, organizers of the 8th World Congress on Coloured Sheep in Paris, France.  Nigel Thompson (centre) of the Biella Wool Company will organize the next World Congress on Coloured Sheep. He and Carmine De Luca, second from the left, will be your hosts.

  http://www.biellathewoolcompany.it/

  nathompson@biellathewoolcompany.it

 


CONTACT DETAILS


  Postal address:

  Dawie du Toit
  P O Box 141
  Prieska 8940
  South Africa


Mobile:   +27 (0) 83 444 38 22

 

 

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