Vastra Mela – Diversity of India on display for Dasara!



Kala Arts & Crafts, a leading consumer exhibition organiser in Karnataka is organising its annual Vastra Mela to coincide with Dasara festivities. Handloom textiles and handicrafts from all over the country will be on display from 29 September 2016.

Artisans from famed handloom traditions and handicraft will showcase their exquisite products for ten days. The event will surely prove to be great opportunity for Bangaloreans to choose and select the best handcrafted products from around India. The main items on display at Vastra Mela are:

  • Handloom collections
    o Bagalpur silk/cotton
    o Kasuthi from karnataka
    o Jaipur block printed tops
    o Kolkata Kantha saree
    o Kashmiri silk & shawl
    o Chanderi & Maheshwari saris from MP
    o Chikankari embroidery from Lucknow
    o Kalamkari from Andhra
    o Khadi cloth material (Block print Raj)
    o Kekada bedsheets, dhurries
  • Handicrafts
    o Brass idols from MP
    o Pattachitra paintings
    o Tanjore painting
    o AP Leather products
    o Bastar Iron Crafts
    o Mysore wood carving & inlay work
    o Kolhapuri Chappal
    o Bamboo craft

By purchasing these products directly from artisans, consumers can help NGOs and small enterprises that produce eco-friendly products and services
Venue: Shilpakala Mantapa, J P Nagar, Bengaluru
Dates: 29 September to 9 October 2016
Entry: free
Parking: available
Details: Kala-Arts-And-Crafts-Trust

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