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A celebration of culture & crafts awaits you at the Handloom Handicraft Fest in Lucknow!

Have you visited the cultural bonanza of the Handloom Fest in Lucknow yet?

A celebration of Uttar Pradesh's diverse culture, the Handloom Handicraft Festival 2021 in Lucknow is pulling the town's art enthusiasts by the dozen. Taking place in Aliganj, this fair is being organised by the state on the lines of the 'vocal for local' to promote its varied and vibrant folkways on a regional platform. So if you have been waiting to explore something new and lively, the rustic aesthetics of the Handloom Festival will definitelyuplift your mood in a jiffy!

A shopping destination that does it all!

Inaugurated on November 9, 2021, the Handloom Handicraft Festival has set the stage and stalls for the ODOP scheme. When you walk here, indigenous special products from each UP district greet you, adding colour and charm to the event. Ushering in craftsmen from different states of the country, festival coordinator and in charge Vinay Dubey and Ranveer Singh highlighted this fair in Lucknow will elevate the cultural landscape of the state and familiarise the people with their own roots.

A frolic of retail units, selling Kolkata sarees, patchwork bedsheets, Bhadohi carpets, Kashmiri shawls and suits, Kashmiri nuts, Panipat quilts and blankets, Jaipuri bedsheets, dry flowers, and many such iconic items are on display here. Visitors can also get their hands on organic beauty products, decor and furniture, marbles handicraft sculptures, health & fitness products, lehenga-chunari & designer suits, silverware and even handcrafted designer embroidered Rajasthani purses & bags as well!

And that's not all! Stalls selling kitchen essentials, plastic products as cheap as ₹7 to ₹50 will make sure you don't leave the fest empty-handed! Along with this, stalls of aachar pickle from Rajasthan, papad from Gujarat and various traditional food items are stationed here, to appeal to one and all.

More than a carnival, the event will double up as an honourary stage which will confer the 'handicraft rattan' oto the various personalities in the country to support their small yet significant steps to preserve culture.

Say yes to recreation & entertainment at the Handloom Festival

Various other cultural programmes have been lined up here to notch up your experience. From entertainment to food, shopping and much more, the Handloom Handicraft Festival does everything! Special arrangments for kids' entertainment have also been set up here, with a number of colourful and exciting swings and even a haunted house, to make there's no dull moment here.

An open bazaar of local products, the festival not only celebrates culture and heritage but is taking definite steps to recognise new talent, each day! And if you think you fit the bill, you can also check out the free talent competition being organised here.

Knock Knock

If you're still caught on the festival inertia, this carnival is the perfect excuse for you to go out and have fun with your friends and family. With a heavy dose of entertainment and merry-making, the Handloom Handicraft Festival is feeding your shopping spree, with its attractive goods at equally attractive prices!

Location - Aliganj Sector-O, Opposite Postal Ground Kendriya Vidyalaya, Lucknow

Date - 9th November to 22nd November 2021

Timings - 11 AM to 10 PM

Entry Ticket- ₹20 per person

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