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North East Trade Expo 2007- art & craft extravaganza

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Feb '07
The fourth North East Trade Expo 2007 revealed the vibrant art and craft of Indian region covering beautiful cane furniture to gorgeous silk saris in the expo held from Jan 27 to Feb 4.

The expo 2007 was held in three exhibition halls where states of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Sikkim displayed their artifacts.

The exhibition had cane handicrafts displaying suitcases, handbags, jewellery boxes, cushions, mats, tables, lamps, the typical brown muga silk saris of Assam, Mekhla Chadors (saris) in muga and eri, the two types of Assam silk were showcased. Bright red and black coloured jackets from Nagaland, Angora shawls of rabbit wool from Sikkim and black stone pottery of Manipur were the other exhibits.

With colorful cultural performances and special northeast cuisine to top it, the fourth North East Trade Expo 2007 was a resounding success.


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