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Hastakalaa Handloom & Handicraft Bazaar by Manya

October 18, 2016

Manya Art and Kraft Association Presents Hastakalaa Handloom & Handicraft Bazaar.

Manya has been successfully holding many editions of this unique event that showcases exquisite ethnic products. “This time around, Manya Hastakalaa are bringing in 30 new artisans who’re coming from various nooks of the country,”

Some rare art and craft by craftsmen from as far as Orissa and Manipur Himachal have joined,”

These exquisite weaves and Craftmens have come under one roof @ Karnataka Chitra Kala Parishath

The first ever and one of its kind exhibition is initiated to promote exquisite ethnic Indian wear comprising of beautiful intricate collections of hand-crafted textiles and handicrafts.

Renowned for their commitment to preserve Indian heritage by bringing down rare art and Craft from Craftsmen’s to the people of Bangalore, founders of Manya foundation, Jayanth and Soni Nazre, have once again envisioned a unique handloom and Handicraft exhibition to brighten your year.

With over 100 stalls participating in the ethnic fair, the event promises to be a one-stop destination that stocks rare Indian art and handicraft. Among the various products on display will be traditional textiles like kantha, kasuti, ikat, phulkari, uppada, patola, chikankari and hand-woven embroidery Urmul tops from Phalodi, exotic saris from Kolkata and Banarasi, intricate candle stands, Lambani and Jaipur jewellery, bamboo art and craft, Tanjore paintings, Pattachitra, Madhubani, Wrought iron and antique furniture, Batik and block print apparel, sea shell artefacts, grass baskets and artistic thermacol Sculptures. A unique range of handcrafted jewellery including exotic Orissa tribal ornaments, silver filigree, lacquerware from Jaipur and dazzling imitation jewellery .

“In today’s fast-paced world and age of gadgetry, connoisseurs of handloom and art are increasingly feeling the need to promote heritage textiles and by-gone weaving techniques. Besides, the organizers aim is to also acknowledge the effort and innate talent of the artisans who weave and craft these magical wonders.

To add further glitz and glamour to the proceedings, Wanitha Ashok Fitness expert, youth icon and Socio – Environment activist Inaugurated the exhibition on 15th October 2016 @ 11 am.

Manya a 14 year old group which started off as a small venture that encouraged women entrepreneurs, has now metamorphosed as a registered non-profit organization which promotes marketing facilities for the welfare of the artisans & entrepreneurs of art & handicraft by conducting Craft Bazaars.

Manya aims to bring as many Artisans as possible from all over India and is dedicated to portraying the rich splendour of rural India and making them available to the connoisseurs of art under one roof.

“What sets apart Hastakalaa from other regular exhibitions is that this event is strictly dedicated to the promotion of art with handloom and handicraft being Manya’s mainstay. Artisans deal with customers directly. The very premise of ther exhibition is to take the richness of rural art to the urban clientele and making them aware of the rare art forms of our country,” says Jayanth Nazre, president Of Manya Art and Kraft Association.

Hastakalaa Handloom & Handicraft Bazaar from 15th to 23rd October 2016.

Karnataka ChitrakalaParishath
Art Complex,
Kumara Krupa Road,
Near Shivananda Circle,
Kumara Park East
Bengaluru-560 001.

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