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Surajkund to showcase Indian crafts from Feb 1

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Jan '07
The 21st Surajkund fair for traditional crafts this year is slated to be held between Feb 1 to 15 at Surajkund village in Faridabad district of Haryana under the aegis of Surajkund Exhibition Authority and Central Ministries of Tourism, Culture and Textiles.

Haryana Tourism Minister Kiran Chaudhary informed here yesterday that the exhibition to showcase India's finest handicrafts and handlooms will have Andhra Pradesh as the theme state this year.

Award-winning craftsmen from across the country, numbering around 400 are expected to display their talent and craftsmanship in the exhibition.

In a bid to create international awareness for Indian art and craft, folk dances, cuisines and participation of around twenty craftsmen of Thailand and other neighbouring South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation countries (SAARC) have also been arranged.


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