A Seven Day Handicrafts Exhibition will be organized by artisans from Shanti Niketan in the city. The artists are from Swayambhar Nari, a Voluntary group from Shantiniketan / West Bengal at YWCA, Beside St. Andrew’s School, Near Ganesh Temple, West Marredpally. It will be organized from September 8 to 14 for seven days.
It is being organized to provide marketing support to poor artisans who cannot market their artistic products
Swayambhar Naari is a voluntary group from Shantiniketan formed to provide marketing facilities to craft persons. Today, it has more than 1,000 members. The organization runs Craft Schools at Shantiniketan. It advises craft persons on design matters. Swayambhar NARI activities are supported by the Development Commissioner-Handicrafts, Ministry of Textiles, Govt of India.
The exhibition will showcase different types of Handicrafts from Shantiniketan. The exhibition is an effort to revive Jamdani Tribal Weaving, Metallic Tissue Silk, Bamboo Jamdani, and Premium Handlooms. Silk, Tassar, Cotton Sarees, exclusive Kantha Saree, Grass Mats, Jewellery, Batik Bed Sheets, Leather, Sea Shell Products.
The products showcased will be so unique that they may be lifetime possessions for art and craft lovers and enthusiasts added Sudeshna Paul, a team member of Swayambhar Nari. And they are affordable and are not very costly.