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Special Event of Folk Craft Festival of India In Respect of Master Craft Persons of Haryana From 6th of May To 13th May 2016 At Village Complex Craft Museum Pragati Maidan, New Delhi

A Folk Craft Festival of India Handicrafts was organized in respect of artisans from Haryana State from 6th of May To 13th May 2016. The event was organized at Village Complex, Craft Museum Pragati Maidan, New Delhi in association with Craft Museum. The event was conceptualized in accordance with the revised National Handicraft Development Programme (NHDP). The basic objective was to promote Folk Arts and Crafts of Haryana and provide a direct marketing platform to handicraft artisans of Haryana. About 18 master crafts persons were participated and also made live demonstration of their craftsmanship before the gathering.


Forthcoming Events

  • Indian Handicrafts & Gift Fair(Spring) at India Expo Mart Ltd. (IEML), Expressway, Greater Noida - 23rd to 27th Feb, 2018

  • Special Master Creation, 2018 at Dilli Haat, New Delhi - 16th to 31st January, 2018

  • Special Marketing Event for the benefit of artisans from various parts of the county at Vishakhapatnam - 5th to 8th January, 2018

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