“Hunar Haat” event has gained immense popularity and has become one of the biggest events in the country. The event takes place in order to celebrate the legacy of traditional arts and crafts.
This year it was the 20th edition of”Hunar Haat ” and it was based on the theme “kaushal ko kaam” in Delhi from 13th feb to 23 feb.
More About Hunar Haat –
National Minorities Development & Finance Corporation (NMDFC), on behalf of the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India, organises HUNAR HAAT exhibitions under the USTTAD (Upgrading the Skills and Training in Traditional Arts / Crafts for Development) scheme of Ministry.
Hunar Haat provides platform to the artisans / crafts-persons from the Minority communities for marketing their products.
NMDFC is intending to create a data-bank of crafts, artisans / crafts-persons belonging to the
notified Minority communities viz., Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Sikhs, Parsis and Jains.
Hunar Haat provides an opportunity to thousands of artisans to showcase some of their most unique and creative arts and crafts from across the country.It is organised by the Union Ministry of Minority Affairs and it is a 10-day long event.
This year the Hunar Haat 2020 was held at India Gate Lawn, Rajpath, New Delhi. And more than 250 stalls were set up. At these stalls, master artisans, craftsmen, and culinary experts from across the country are participating. These craftsmen are here to display their handmade indigenous products.
Here are some pictures from the “Hunar Haat 2020” –
Hunar Haat 2020 was a great success and it also gained more attention due to the fact that our Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi paid a visit to the event.
He visited the stalls of master artisans, craftsmen and culinary experts from across the country participating in Hunar Haat.
The PM interacted with several artisans and appreciated them for their artworks. Artisans from all across India have participated in the event. The Prime Minister shared glimpses from the event on social media and urged people to visit the Hunar Haat.
The PM also had the ‘delicious’ “Litti Chokha” for lunch along with a cup of tea.