Mrignayani handicraft expo to start at SCZCC from Sept 1

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 28 Aug 2018 10:16:28


Business Bureau

Madhya Pradesh Handloon and Handicraft Development Corporation will be organising one of its most magnificent handicraft exhibitions ‘Mrignayani’ from September 1 to 10, at South Central Zone Cultural Centre (SCZCC), Civil Lines.
The exhibition will be inaugurated by the hands of Deepak Khirwadkar, Director of SCZCC on September 1, at 12 noon. This was announced by M L Sharma, Regional Manager of MP Handloom and Handicraft Development Corporation while speaking at a press conference on Monday.

The exhibition will have more than 55 stalls and 50 master artisans from different regions of Madhya Pradesh. Also, there will be 11 State awardees and 5 national awardees displaying their products and expert craftsmanship. On the first day of the exhibition there will be Maharashtrian folk dance and Ujjain Shainai performance. A special feature will be the Chanderi saree and Bagh print saree making exhibition from 5 pm to 7 pm. Natural colours are used in making the sarees and other products which is the uniqueness of this art form.

Another special feature of the exhibition will be to showcase the Chanderi saree collection in classic designs of 1930. There will be the historic Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Maharani of Maheshwar saree collection in elegant and classic designs like Chandrakala, Hansaborder and Chatai.

The exhibition will display Bagh print fabrics, sarees, mats, dariya, bed sheets etc., which are made using natural colours. Bell metal products made from five different metals and wooden toys and idols will be available at the exhibition. The organisers will be inviting school and college students to visit the Mrignayani exhibition to learn the different handicraft art forms and how they are made by the artisans.

Madhya Pradesh Handloom and Handicraft Development Corporation’s main objective is to popularise and promote the use of handicraft products and support and encourage the local artisans to earn a decent living by providing a marketing platform for their products.

The organisers have requested citizens of Nagpur to visit the exhibition in large numbers and take benefit of the discounts at the exhibition. Entry and parking is free of cost.