Shilpgram Utsav 2011
Shilpgram Festival will be more special and attractive this year as West Zone Cultural Center (WZCC), the organizer of Shilpgram Festival is celebrating its Silver Jubilee Year. Shilpgram Utsav 2011, the amalgamation of folk arts and handicrafts is going to begin from 21st till 30th December in which 600 folk artists and 1000 craftsmen from 21 states will gather for the festive season. Entries on the first day after 3 pm will be free.
The festival will be inaugurated by Governor of Rajasthan, Shivraj Patil while Vice Chancellor of MPUAT S.S. Chahel will be among other prominent guests for the event.
The schedule of the programs at Shilpgram: 21 December (Welcome), 22 December (Maharashtra Day), 23 December (Goa Day), 24 December (Gujarat Day), 25 December (Rajasthan Day), 26 December (Lok Tarang), 27 December (Udaan), 28 December (Saptrang), 29 December (Dharohar), 30 December (Jhankaar)
The popular haat bazaar at Shilpgram will start every day at 12pm; many local and distant traders will set their shops of clothes, handicraft, crockery and food products etc at this market at Shilpgram.
Shilgram Utsav is a showcase of the national handicraft and traditional art; it is encouraging and spreading India’s vibrant artwork and artists through this. Shilpgram Utsav will be equally supported by central ministries, state government, various departments and administrative boards.