Dastkar’s Bonanza 2020 is back! Taking place between 13th to 16th March ‘20 at the Nature Bazaar Venue, it will have over 80 craft groups and craft entrepreneurs selling their products at a discounted rate.Visitors will be exposed to a wide and mixed variety of handcrafted apparel, home decor, accessories and more brought in by artisans, and craft entrepreneurs working on ground with artisans. Some of the crafts which will be available are: the last round to stock up for 2020-21 winter’s Pashmina and other Kashmiri textile crafts like Ari, Sozni and Crewel embroidery, the famous Vankar weaves with Kutchi embroidery on stoles and shawls as well as Bandhani, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand bringing their last range of woollens as well as the taste of mountains through their organic produce, along with woollen knits from various other states, tussar and silk weaves.
For the upcoming summer season we have freshly brought in hand block printed garments like Bagru, Dabu and Ajrakh printing on sarees, kurtas and yardages, Applique and patchwork, Recycled fabric work for the conscious consumers, various weaves like ikat, kotpad, chanderi and maheshwari, embroideries like Kutchi work, Kantha, sozni, and other textile crafts.For those seeking creativity in 3D articles and accessories we have ceramics and pottery, dhokra and terracotta works, folk art like pattachitra and madhubani, recycled paper works, crystal and leather works, bell metal, sea and coconut shell, natural fibre basketry and weaves.
SPECIAL NOTICE: Keeping in the mind recent Coronavirus breakout , we have made the following special arrangements at the venue.
We will have sanitizers across the venue , at all payment counters as well as the food court. Our volunteers will be wearing masks,and we urge all visitors to take necessary precaution to fight the virus together.
About Dastkar- 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 a 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.