India Craft Week  is here in Delhi and it’s crafty!

India Craft Week is here in Delhi and it’s crafty!

Prerona Lisah Mukherjee

Craft Village is organizing their first edition of India Craft Week 2018, Delhi from December 1-5 . India Craft Week is an amalgamation of contemporary art infused with traditional aspirations and culture. And for this exhibition they plan to majorly focus on experiential learning of crafts in an organic natural environment.

India Craft Week  is here in Delhi and it’s crafty!

What's Craft Week?

India Craft Week is a much-needed platform where local artisans, brands, entrepreneurs, designers and award winning artists will all come together to exhibit their strategic craftsmanship and artistry. The event will also include several seminars as well as traditional music, folk and tribal dance performances spread over 5 days!

What's Special?

The exhibition will focus is on products that are manufactured in India and everyone is welcome to join in and witness the intricate art and craft traditions that have been carried on over the years! The range of sustainable products will include home decor, lifestyle, furniture and textiles.

There are 25 authentic and exclusive craft workshops planned during the India Craft Week- Magic Ikkat Weaving, Mystical Kalamkari, Chamba Rumaal Embroidery, Kutch Embroidery, Natural & Indigo Dyeing, Bamboo Mat Weaving and so on are some of the 25 workshops which will be organized and will be led by connoisseurs of the respective fields.

They will also be hosting the famous sarod player, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan's and if you’re into soul-stirring melodies, this is where you need to be.

What about Craft Village?

Craft Village has been making efforts to revive the old art and culture while producing man-made products from scratch. They have received appreciations, not only in terms of ideas but also how the entire concept was curated and executed.

The organization acts as a bridge for and aims to bring together traditional artisans, craftsmen, craftpreneurs, craft designers, craft brands, buyers, consumers and all craft enthusiasts on a single platform with the best opportunities. They act as ambassadors who create sustainable products and are well connected with social engagement projects!

You can also checkout their official page right here to know more about the workshops, entry fees, seminars and the concept of the Craft Village in details!

What: India Craft Week 2018

When: December 1-5, 11am - 5pm

Where: Aerocity Indira Gandhi International Airport New Delhi, Delhi 110037