28th Hunar Haat of indigenous products of artisans and craftsmen is being organised at Kala Academy in Panaji in Goa. The event was started from 26th March and will conclude on 4th April 2021. The event is being organised under the theme “Vocal for Local”.

According to the Minority Affairs Minister, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, “Hunar Haat” is a “Perfect, Popular and Proud Platform” to popularise the indigenous artistry and crafts across the country. The event will be formally inaugurated on 27th March 2021.

About Hunar Haat

It is being organised by Minority Affairs Ministry where more than 500 artisans and craftsmen from 30 states and Union Territories have participated. Artisans and craftsmen from states like Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Goa, Bihar, Chandigarh, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Karnataka, Manipur, Meghalaya, MP and other states have brought indigenous magnificent handmade products to showcase, sale and display at the event. They will showcase products like Bidriware, Kalamkari, Madhubani Paintings, Udayagiri Wooden Cutlery, products made from cane-bamboo-jute, Tussar silk, Moonga Silk, Marble products, Leather products, Black Pottery, Handloom etc. Visitors will also enjoy traditional foods like Goa, Mughlai, South Indian, Punjabi, Malayali, Bengali food etc at “Bawarchi Khana” in the event.

Significance

The event is being organised at different places. It has received encouragement because more than 5,50,000 artisans, craftsmen and other associated people have been provided employment and employment opportunities.

Next “Hunar Haat”

29th edition of Hunar Haat will be organised in Dehradun in between 16 to 25th April, in Surat from April 26 to May 5.  Event will also be organised at Mumbai, Kota, Hyderabad, Patna, Jaipur, Prayagraj, Guwahati, Ranchi etc. later in the year.

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