21 December 2008 to 30 December 2008
Images of Shilpgram Festival (Utsav)
12 hrs. to 21.00 hrs.
by Folk Artists at 18.00 hrs
of Handicrafts by Rural Craftsmen
Traditional Cuisine at Dhaba
COMPLETE SCHEDULE OF EACH DAY
Village Havala, Rani Road.
|The artisan's village
of Shilpgram is a living ethnographic museum depicting the lifestyle,
traditions, customs and folk arts of the rural and tribal people of the
states of Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Daman and others of the
West Zone. Every year, it hosts a crafts fair (Utsav) which is one of the
biggest in India and also features plenty of live performances.
The village includes
several huts constructed in the traditional architectural style using mud
and local building materials. It is spread out over 55 acres, surrounded
by the Aravali mountains and includes a Terracotta Museum, a museum of
masks, sculptures, folk and musical instruments and an amphitheatre.
Shilpgram Utsav is intended to bring the
creations of hundreds of talented craftsmen to the doorsteps of common man
eliminating middlemen. More than 400 craftsmen & artisans from all over
the country put up their stalls in the traditional ‘Haat Bazar’
environment of Shilpgram every year, where they create, exhibit and sell
their masterpieces. Every evening witnesses a riotous colour of folk
dances, music from various part of country and programmes organised on
Picture Gallery of Shilpgram
Utsav (Festival) 2007
West Zone Cultural
Bagore Ki Haveli, Gangaur Ghat
Phone : 0294-2523858, 2422567