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Lokshilpa O Karukriti Mela is Inaugurated

News Desk, News Nation 360 : The West Bengal State Akademi of Dance Drama Music and Visual Arts, Rabindra Bharati University's Lokshilpa O Karukriti Mela is inaugurated on 9th May 2019 at the Dwarakanath Mancha, Jorasanko Thakurbari, with the participation of nearly 60 Artists, Craftspersons and weavers from 17 districts of West Bengal who are themselves present with a wide range of attractive traditional art and craft items made by them. The art and craft

items at the Mela include Patachitras, Mats and decorative items made with buffalo horns from Paschim Medinipur district, lac items from Purba Medinipur district, traditional clay dolls from Dakshin 24 Parganas district, Batik products from the Birbhum and Howrah districts, Wood Carvings from Bardhaman District, Dokra Ornaments, Shola Handicrafts and Kantha-Stitch items from Birbhum District, Traditional Clay models from Nadia District, Baluchari Sarees from, Bankura District, Chhau Dance masks from Purulia District, Bamboo Handicrafts from Malda District, Jute Crafts from Murshidabad District, Wooden Mask and Dhokra items from Dakshin Dinajpur District, Poila Clay models from Uttar Dinajpur District, Traditional Mech Handicrafts from Alipurduar District, Shitalpatis from Cooch Behar District, Traditional Lepcha handicrafts from Kalimpong District and

wood carvings from Darjeeling District. The Mela was inaugurated by the well-known dancer Alokananda Roy, Prof. Sabyasachi Basu Roy Chowdhury, Chairman of the State Akademi and Rabindra Bharati University's Vice-Chancellor. The Mela will be open on May 8 and May 9, 2019, from 8 AM to 8 PM each day.

Pic : Krishnendu Kundu

Report : Anustup Kundu