Hunar Haat Exhibition inaugurated at Mumbai

Hunar Haat Exhibition inaugurated at Mumbai

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Based on the theme of ‘Craft Aur Cuisine Ka Sangam’, the exhibition is being organized through National Minorities Development & Finance Corporation (NMDFC) under USTTAD (Upgrading the Skills & Training in Traditional Arts/Crafts for Development) scheme of Ministry of Minority Affairs

“Hunar Haat” exhibition has been organized at the Islam Gymkhana, Marine Lines, Mumbai and it will go on till 10th January. Based on the theme of ‘Craft Aur Cuisine Ka Sangam’, the exhibition is being organized through National Minorities Development & Finance Corporation (NMDFC) under USTTAD (Upgrading the Skills & Training in Traditional Arts/Crafts for Development) scheme of Ministry of Minority Affairs. The USTTAD Scheme aims at preserving & promoting the rich heritage of the traditional arts & crafts of the minority communities. During this exhibition, 100 artisans including State/National Awardees/Shilp-guru from 21 States & one UT from across the country, representing minority communities, are expected to participate.

The artisans will be bringing very exquisite pieces of handicraft & handloom work like Cane & Bamboo & Jute Products of Assam; Tussar, Geeja, Matka Silk of Bhagalpur; Traditional Jewellery, Lac Bangles & Jewellery from Rajasthan & Telangana; Kantha Products of West Bengal; Brocades of Varanasi; Lucknawi Chikan Work, Zari Zardozi from U.P; Khurja Ceramic Products; Clay items, Blackstone Pottery, Dry Flowers and Traditional Handicrafts of North-East; Shawls, Carpets & Papier-machie of Kashmir; Ajrakh Print, Mutva, Kutch Embroidery &Bandhej of Gujarat; Batik/Bagh/Maheshwari of Madhya Pradesh; Aplique & Ajrakh of Barmer; Leather Products, Brassware of Moradabad; Kalamkari of Telangana; to name a few.