We attended the Festival of Lights, a quaint Diwali Mela organized by Dastakar prior to the festival. Along with their regular crafts based items – clothes and ornaments, home accessories, ceramics, they had lamps and Diwali motif décor items. Additionally, a group of Rajasthani singers and dancers provided a welcome relief to the dazed shoppers as well as their disinterested escorts who had been forced to accompany them.
Dastkaar Bazaar at Dilli Haat is a great destination for patrons of craft as well as somebody out to have a day out. Given the colourful ambience, it is a very suitable destination for shutterbugs as well.
A literally hidden treasure is this quaint crafts store located in the subway. Given its unusual nick knacks If you are visiting Rajiv Gandhi Handicrafts Bhawan, Nomadic Haat is worth a peek.
Pragati Maidan hosts the Bigg Boss of all fairs – IITF 2014. India International Trade Fair is a platform where one comes across many innovations, agriculture products, weaving, crafts and cottage industries along with a host of options for food and entertainment.
Pre Diwali fair organized by Dastkaar displaying, lamps, candles, diyas, Indian clothes, bags, ornaments, plants, pots etc.
Venue: Dilli Haat From the heavy traffic trying to make its way to Dilli Haat, one knows that it is time for Delhi to get crafty again as the Dastkar Mela is being held here. Dastkar Mela represents a wide range of crafts, traditions and styles with special emphasis on bringing traditional crafts to the […]
United Art Fair 2013 at Pragati Maidan brought together a huge number of stunning paintings, photography, digital art, sculptures and made it look like a festival of arts, creativity and imagination. The high point of the fair was affordable art with reasonable price tags.
South Asian Bazaar at Kisan Haat, Chattarpur saw exhibition and sale of crafts from Nepal, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
The story of a little girl from Chhatisgarh becoming – Teejan Bai – the torch bearer for Pandavani, is legendary. Teejan Bai performed ‘Subhadra Haran’ in Pandvani. Incidentally, Pandavani is a folk theatre form from Chhatisgarh where stories from the Mahabharat are narrated like a ballad.
Surajkund crafts fair is visited by lovers of arts and crafts from all over the world.The undulating topography of Surajkund adds to the charm of the event. Over the years, the fair has shed its puritan craft specific character and has developed a general appeal with an artsy flavour. The aesthetically done up fair ground – with various colourful canopies, festoons and other ornaments that are installed during the fair, can not but permeate the mind uplift the spirit.