Crafts mela from today
CHANDIGARH: The UT administration will organise the fourth Chandigarh National Crafts Mela at Kalagram from Friday. The mela will conclude on December 9.
The event is a venture of the Chandigarh administration and North Zone Cultural Centre and will be inaugurated by UT administrator Shivraj Patil.
The theme of this year’s crafts mela is “The Tribes of India”, where special focus will be on showcasing folk traditions, arts and crafts of the tribal regions of India, besides highlighting all the cultural regions of the rest of the country.
The mela would showcase Indian handicrafts, handlooms and folk traditions, including authentic fragrances and flavours of rich Indian cuisines, and also folk music, folk instruments and folk dances of India.
The last three editions of the mela were a huge success which attracted several lakhs of visitors.