Venue: Nature Bazaar, Andheria Modh MAP
Dates: 23 October – 2 November, 2015
Timing: 11:00 am to 7:00 pm
Dastkar has organised the Festival of Lights, a quaint Diwali Mela. This is a crafts based approach towards Diwali and lifestyle in general. The fair has a dedicated parking right outside the venue. Looking at the number of cars parked outside and people coming out with shopping bags in both hands, one can make out the popularity of this Diwali Fair.
Once inside, the alleys had stalls on both sides selling all sorts of hand made products made from all sorts of surprising stuff.
The fair also had regular items like
On the way out, we stopped for a while to see the Rajasthani dancers performing to an engrossed audience
The fair this year was perhaps better promoted and had a way higher footfall than other years.
This could be a branding thing but we are a little bored of the yellow festoons that Dastkar hangs and do hope that we see more colour in their future fairs.