The Chennai Dastkar Bazaar to be held from 22nd November – 1st December 2019 at Co-optex Exhibition Ground, 350 Pantheon Road, Egmore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600008. Dastkar is known countrywide to exhibit the most authentic craft practices at its Bazaars
The CHENNAI DASTKAR BAZAAR will offer a wide range of lifestyle accessories, silver jewellery and adornments, handcrafted and eco conscious clothing, metal crafts, wood carvings and & ornaments, pottery & ceramics, basketry & fiber crafts, leather products, traditional paintings, a variety of hand-woven, embroidery, block printed textiles, and much more from every corner of the country.
EVENT: “ The CHENNAI DASTKAR BAZAAR “
DATE: 22nd November – 1st December 2019
TIMINGS: 11a.m. to 8p.m. .
VENUE: Co-optex Exhibition Ground, 350 Pantheon Road, Egmore, Chennai – 600008
ENTRY: Rs. 20/-
A wide range of crafts will be at display. These are as listed below:
West Bengal – Kantha, Sea Shell Craft, Dhokra, Handloom Weaves, Brass work, Jamdani Weaves, Golden Grass
Odisha – Sabai Grass Weaving, Pattachitra, Ikat
Bihar – Madhubani Painting, Silk and Tussar Weaves
Manipur – Reed Fibre Products
Jharkhand – Herbal Beauty Products
Rajasthan – Recycled Fabric, Leather Footwear, Blue Pottery, Urmul Weaves, Dabu and Bagru Printing, Indigo Block Printing, Bandhani, Shibori, Phad Painting, Rajasthani Puppets, Applique Work, Khadi Weaves, Embroideries from Rajasthan
Gujarat – Bhujodi Weaves, Wool Weaves, Metal Work
Maharashtra – Glass work decoratives, Jewelry, Clay Items
Jammu Kashmir – Sozni Embroideries
Uttar Pradesh – Sarkanda Glass Work, Shibori, Khurja Pottery
Haryana – Leather Footwear
Delhi – Wood Carved Blocks
Andhra Pradesh – Ikat, Leather Puppet, Kalamkari, Mangalgiri, Wood Work
Karnataka – Khadi and Cotton Weaving, Metal and Thread Work, Lacquer Wood Work, Lambani Embroidery
Pondicherry – Ceramic Pottery
Telangana – Handloom Weaving & Natural Dye
Madhya Pradesh – Chanderi Weaving, Gond Painting, Maheshwari Weaving, Date Palm Fibre
Plus Dry Fruits from Afghanistan.
Started in 1981, Dastkar affects the lives of more than 1 lakh artisans every year working with over 750 crafts groups across 25 India States. We strongly believe in crafts as catalytic tool for social and economic empowerment and earning. Dastkar’s role is to help craftspeople find the opportunity, confidence & resources to become self-sufficient. Our Bazaars and Exhibitions provide craftspeople with exposure and direct interaction with the urban customers, enabling them to gauge market trends and customer demands for themselves.