A Navratri special exhibition from 28-30th September 2018
Craftroots has been working tremendously to preserve the dying Indian handicraft culture through a sustainable and scalable model, where livelihood is generated for indigenous craftsmen and artisans, by linking them with market trends.
The same exhilarating verve of Craftroots, quite popular in Ahmedabad, will be extended at the Navratri Special Exhibition: Surat. The exhibition will house more than 120 local artisans representing 60 native crafts of India. It will be a fantastic opportunity for thousands of visitors at Surat. Initiating from September 28 at the multi-facility complex – Surat Science Centre, the vivid and humongous Navratri Special Exhibition will remain open for three days until September 30, 2018.The beautiful products of Craftroots have been developed while keeping the ever-evolving nature of fashion, fabric and design in mind. Each handmade product exhibited at Craftroots carries the flavour of Indian-ness. The dexterous artists who craft these apparels, home decor products, furnishings, gifting goodies, and accessories receive excellent remuneration when a consumer purchases the product from Craftroots fair deal events. The combination of folk design and flamboyant colours in the products of Craftroots compliments the vibrancy of Navratri festival.
One of the world’s longest-running dance festival, the revelry of ‘Navratri’ is celebrated all across India for nine consecutive nights, following the 10th day with the celebration of Dussehra. The festival of colours, grooves, music and devotion is celebrated with utmost enthusiasm in the state of Gujarat, and the Navratri Special Exhibition in Surat gives revellers an opportunity to fill their wardrobes with hand crafted and home-grown products. Craftroots, an initiative by Gramshree was developed in the year 1995 and now with a collaborative effort of former Gujarat Chief Minister Smt. Anandiben Patel and more than 2000 women of Ahmedabad and its neighbouring vicinities, the organisation is taking Gujarati folk culture across borders.
Customers can expect a plethora of beautiful Chaniya Cholis, crafty blouses, studded dupattas, and other trending Navratri apparels during this exhibition. The Fiesta has been brought out by women, but it is not dedicated only to women. Families can visit the Surat Navratri Special Exhibition to grab some distinctive accessories, and original Carftroots made furniture articles. The exhibition is meant to be a pleasing experience since it has sponsored by Schmitten luxury chocolates brand and visitors can spend their time merrily grabbing food and beverages from various stalls just around the corner.The exhibition will be inaugurated in the presence of Governor of Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh and Former Chief Minister of Gujarat Smt Anandiben Patel along with Smt Anar Patel, one of the founders of Craftroots. An all-religion prayer will mark the opening of the exhibition.