Crafts from Bihar huge hit at Dilli Haat

first_imgOn the occasion of the city of Bihar turning 104 years old, the government of Bihar has organised ‘Bihar Utsav 2016’ showcasing the rich culture and heritage of Bihar. This exhibition cum sale of handicrafts and handloom products of Bihar is being held from March 16-30 in the national Capital. Bihar government has decided the theme of this year’s Bihar Utsav 2016 to be ‘Tourism, Tradition, Art and Culture and Ambience of Bihar’.  55 stalls have been set up while cultural programmes will be held from March 20-23. Multi-coloured stalls, featuring Madhubani paintings and sculptures and rows of elegant wooden art and stone art, Motihari Terracotta products and jute bags, handmade Bhagalpuri shawls, bed sheets and saris with applique work, are attracting the visitors at large. A visitor could purchase Madhubani painting printed ethinic laakh bangles and jute bags. There are Siki paintings with visual stories about Bihar’s colourful history. Main attractions on the different stalls are Bhagalpuri silk, Madubani paintings, Siki products, famous handloom bed sheets of BasBigha, wooden craft and leather products. Apart from this, several musicians have been specially flown down from Bihar to entertain Delhiites with regional music and folk songs.On the Foundation Day of Bihar, the event will  focus on promoting the Tourism, art and culture of Bihar. The event which is being organised since 2010 by the government of Bihar in the national Capital focusses on emphasising on the overall development of Bihar.last_img

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