28th “Hunar Haat” being organised in Goa
28th Edition of the Hunar Haat of indigenous products of artisans and craftsmen is being organised at Kala Academy in Panaji, Goa. The event was started from March 26th and will conclude on April 4, 2021. It is being organised under the theme- “Vocal for Local”.
According to Union Minister for Minority Affairs, 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 March 27, 2021.
Hunar Haat is being organised by Union Ministry of Minority Affairs where more than 500 artisans and craftsmen from 30 states and UTs have participated. Artisans and craftsmen from states like Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Goa, Bihar, Chandigarh, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Karnataka, Manipur, Meghalaya, Madhya Pradesh 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 of the event
“Hunar Haat” is being organised at different places. It has received encouragement because more than 5 lakh 50 thousand artisans, craftsmen and other associated people have been provided employment and employment opportunities.
Next “Hunar Haat”
It will be organised in Dehradun in between April 16 to April 25, 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.