Rich Textiles And Designs Rule The Surajkund Mela

 The Surajkund MelaThe 29th edition of 15-day long ‘Surajkund International Crafts Mela’ began at Surajkund, Faridabad on February one with 18 countries participating in it. Several artists from different countries including partner nation Lebanon and states like Chhattisgarh, Punjab, and Haryana enthralled the audience with their textiles and designs.

The event was inaugurated by the managing director of Haryana Tourism and chief administrator Sumita Misra, was followed by ‘Gaur’ dance of the Madia tribe of Bastar in Chhattisgarh.

The theme state Chhattisgarh showcased its unique handloom designs and rich textile through a Fashion Show on the seventh day of the mela. The state gave a modern and formal twist to its handloom and Bunkar style garments, created by the Chhattisgarh Apex Handloom Federation and National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT).

The Fashion Show witnessed the state’s celebrated fabric, the Kosa silk, which are produced in Champa town of Chhattisgarh by the Devangan community. The state celebrated its unique cultural along with tribal heritage and historical heritage in an impressive manner.

The Mela provides a rare opportunity to the Theme State to showcase its handicrafts, handlooms, performing arts, cuisine and its tourist potential to a vast cross-section of people.

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