Delhi Crafts Council would like to invite you to the inauguration of “ 20 years of Sarees of India” at Aga Khan Hall on 17th October 2019 at 10.30 am. Our Chief Guest this year is Smt. Jaya Jaitly, founder Dastkari Haat Samiti.
This is the fifteenth year that we will present the Sutrakar Samman – an award for excellence in weaving from a particular region. Through this award, we seek to celebrate our rich textile heritage and honour excellence in traditional weaving skills while encouraging a commitment towards the continuity of the craft. This year the Samman will be presented to Master Weaver S. Saravanan from Kanchipuram for excellence in weaving Kanjeevaram sarees.
Also in the small hall we have a collection of Natural Dye sarees by artisans who had participated at the the Natural Dye Workshop held in December 2018.
Kamala Devi Puraskar was instituted in 1986 in the name of Delhi Crafts Council's Patron Founder Smt.Kamala Devi Chattopadhyay.
The awards are given to encourage children between the age of fourteen and twenty who are skilled in crafts, to continue to practice their tradition and eventually take it up as a means of livelihood.
Malkha , a collection of (r)evolutionary cotton sarees, dupattas and fabrics at KAMALA.
3rd to 6th October 2018
10 am to 7 pm
On the concluding event of Delhi Crafts Council’s 50th Year celebrations, we would like to invite you to an exhibition -
“Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay-An Extraordinary Life”.
This exhibition celebrates and highlights key events from Kamaladeviji’s life and her invaluable contribution to the world of craft.
The exhibition opens on 2nd April at 11:30 AM at The India International Centre and remains opens until 15th of April.