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Chennai hosts ethnic weaves & traditional crafts expo
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Jan '12
For the third consecutive year, the artisan from all over India of the Hast Karigar Society, Delhi have come to Chennai to exhibit their ethnic weaves and traditional crafts in order to welcome the New Year and Pongal of 2012, with the theme, "Redefining Our Past to Recreate Our Future".

The exhibition cum sale is open till Sunday 8th January from 11.00 am to 7 pm at the Lalit Kala Academy, Greams road, Chennai. The handicrafts and handloom products on display include exclusive hand crafted sarees.

Some of the unique craft items which are on display at the exhibition are Pattachitra from West Bengal & Orissa, Gond tribal paintings on cloth from Madhya Pradesh, Madhubani Painting on cloth from Bihar, Kalamkari from Andhra Pradesh, Terracotta from Rajasthan and Leather Puppet from Andhra Pradesh.

Chanderi sarees from Madhya Pradesh, Tussar from Bihar & Jharkhand, Mat Weaving from West Bengal, Jamdani Weaves from West Bengal, Bagru Print from Rajasthan, Durries from UP, Ikat from Orissa, Kantha Embroidery from West Bengal, Applique Work from Rajasthan, Kosa from Chhattisgarh, Maheshwari from Madhya Pradesh, Mangalgiri from Andhra Pradesh, Extra Weaves from Rajasthan, Chiken Work from U.P, Kanchipuram from Tamil Nadu, Banarasi sarees from U.P and much more is available at the exhibition.

Most of the products are environment friendly and safe for use. The Society and its members believe in sustainable economic production and livelihood where renewable resources are used and mechanization is regulated with the minimal use of non-renewable resources.

About Hast Karigar:
The Hast Karigar Society founded by a group of artisans, designers, social activists, academics and environmentalists, attempts to promote exquisite traditional skill and creations of the artisans and weavers while encouraging them to be contemporary and economically relevant.

Hast Karigar exhibitions emphasise on redefining the traditional skills of its member artisans to recreate a market that showcases Indian tradition and heritage while being sensitive to the present day requirements of the connoisseurs.

Most of the products are environment friendly and safe for use. The Society and its members believe in sustainable economic production and livelihood where renewable resources are used and mechanization is regulated with the minimal use of non-renewable resources.

The Hast Karigar Society


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