Surajkund Crafts Fair is a great endeavour to showcase the beauty and diversity of Indian handloom and handicrafts. It draws visitors from Delhi NCR, other parts of India and even overseas. The 32nd edition is to be held at Surajkund, Haryana in just a couple of weeks. The upcoming Surajkund Mela 2018 has already evoked palpable excitement among the crafts fans and general mela goers.
The Annual Dastkari Haat Crafts Bazaar is happening at Dilli Haat, INA during 1-15 January, 2018. Dastkari Haat, under the able guidance of crafts revivalist Jaya Jaitley, has been pursuing the cause of Indian traditional crafts and textiles for ages. It is therefore no surprise that this 32nd edition of this fair is drawing huge footfalls.
DLF Cyberhub has organised a cultural exchange festival “The Global Gate” in association with One World Foundation. The featured country this year is Afghanistan. This five days long exhibition presents a fusion of Indian and Afghani art, culture, handloom and handicraft.
Artisans Emporio is a store that brings forth handcrafted products and articles that cater from regular usage items to special gifts. But that is not enough as they do much more. They make festivals a little brighter and we do not mean they make lamps and lights.
India Gate lawns seem to have a new purpose. It is a venue for many festivals that are being organized by the government tourism boards. The latest one is the recently concluded North-East festival.
The dates for upcoming Blind School Diwali Mela 2017 are here. It’s a week long Diwali Fair and entry is free for all. Blind School Diwali Fair is one of the best options for festival shopping in Delhi. Known for stalls by various NGOs, the fair offers Diwali Gift options such as Chocolate and cookies, Diwali Decor items, hand made lamps, clothes, home accessories, artware etc.
Sasha and Sanskar are participating in Tsutra, a craft exhibition held in association with Art Culture Festival at Alliance Francaise, off Lodhi Road, adjacent to India International Centre. It is a three-day event bringing across handloom and handicrafts by our artisans. Read on to see what it has to offer.
Biswa Bangla is the handicrafts and handloom store of West Bengal. The New Delhi store is at Rajiv Gandhi Handicrafts Bhawan, close to the Connaught Place end. Here is our report.
Ministry of Textiles has organised The National Level Special Handloom Expo at Handloom Haat, Janpath. The event is on from 16th – 29th July, 2017. Please click for details and pictures.
When we drive by Jail Road, we cross Tihar Jail. Tihar Haat, a board outside Tihar Jail has stoked our curiosity many a times. We finally dropped in recently.