Sunday, January 1, 2012

Dastkar Andhra Sankranthi Mela at dāram

This January Dastkar Andhra welcomes spring with cotton handlooms, bead jewellery, handmade leather footwear, hand painted Kalamkari and traditional kites at Dastkar Andhra Sankranthi Mela. Dastkar Andhra brings select artisans and their craft together to introduce them to Hyderabad at dāram from 10th-14th January 2012. Dastkar Andhra Marketing Association will showcase its wide range of Andhra Cotton Handloom Sarees, yardages and dupattas. Complementing the handlooms will be bright colourful beads & thread jewellery and footwear from Rajasthan. Accompanying these will be artisans from Kalahasti with their collection of hand painted Kalamkari paintings and beautiful kites to offer colorful oblations from kite makers of Rampur, Uttar Pradesh. Asian Heritage Foundation will offer a range of traditional pickles from Guntur district to complete the Mela. Host of offerings for Sankranthi to bring in the new and to have a happy, colourful outing with family and friends.

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