Madur at The Gateway, Kolkata
Madur artist Gurupada Mana gave a demonstration on weaving Madur at The Gateway, Kolkata during the Sunday Brunch on 10th June, 2018.
Sasha Trade Fair, Nov 2017.
Master Craftsmen Tapas Jana participated at the Sasha Trade Fair held at the Ice Skating Rink, Kolkata and impressed buyers with his unique craftsmanship.
City Centre II, Newtown, Kolkata, 24- 27 Aug, 2017
The Rural Craft and Cultural Hubs of Bengal was showcased at City Centre II from the 24- 27 August. Alok Jana and Nital Gayen were there to represent Madur. Folk performances from across Bengal was the added attraction.
Bangla Mela, Bangalore, 5- 6 August, 2017.
Arup Jana from Sarta, Paschim Medinipur participated at the Bangla Mela in Bangalore and was well appreciated by the community. The range of products on display is what attracted the people.
Bengal Hues_25- 27 July, 2017, ICCR- Kolkata.
A Demonstration- Exhibition and Sale titled Bengal Hues was held at the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Kolkata from the 25- 27 July, 2017. Madurkathi was represented by Gouri Rani Jana and Arun Khatua from Paschim Medinipur and Gopal Jana and Biswajit Dutta from Purba Medinipur. Round table discussions were held with experts working in […]
Festival of Places
The Festival of Places was held at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts, New Delhi in the month of April, 2017 and the Madurkathi craft was represented by Gurupada Mana.
Prayag Mela 2017 at Surajkund, Haryana.
Prayag was the first ever Grand Digital Mela of people, practice and Innovation held on the vast grounds of Surajkund, Haryana. Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) in association with Government of India’s ‘Digital India Programme’ were the organisers. Gauri Rani Jana’s journey was shared as part of the grassroots change makers session.
Madur Mela at Digha, Purba Medinipur
Madur Mela was held at Digha on the 12-13 of Jan, 2017 and it was a one of a kind mela exclusively focusing on the Madur craft tradition of Purba Medinipur. The festival was held by the sea and there were workshops through the day to demonstrate the process of Madur weaving. The evenings were […]
Bhagabanpur Dr.Bidhan Ch.Roy Gramin Krishi Mela
The Bhagabanpur Dr.Bidhan Ch.Roy Gramin Krishi Mela, Purba Medinipur has been happening for several years now and is an important event in the calendar of people in Purba Medinipur. Madur is an important feature of this fair as it is a matter of pride for the people of Purba Medinipur.
Taltala Khadi Mela, Kolkata, 16th Dec, 2016- 2nd Jan, 2017
The Taltala Khadi Mela attracts a lot of visitors as it is held at a central location of South Kolkata during the festive season. Several stalls of hand made items and handicrafts from across Bengal cater to the huge turnout. This season, the Madur artisans did significant business at this venue.
Biswa Bangla Haat, Rajarhat, 16th Dec, 2016 onwards
Biswa Bangla Haat situated in Rajarhat, Kolkata has craftspeople from across Bengal showcasing and demonstrating the unique craft traditions. Every week celebrates a particular craft and live folk performances are hosted every weekend.
Madur Utsav, Sarta, Sabang, Dec 9- 11, 2016.
The first mela exclusively focusing on the Madur craft was held at Sarta, Sabang, Paschim Medinipur which is the home to generations of fine Madur weavers. It was widely attended by dignitaries, designers, visitors as well as locals and thus making it a matter of great pride for the weavers. Enthralling performances of Baul, Raibenshe, […]
Durga Puja Pandals
Around 30 artists participated at various Durga Puja Pandals in Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Pune.
Bangla Taanter Haat
Demonstration and sale of Madurkathi products by Gopal Jana of Purba Medinipur and Gurupada Mana of Paschim Medinipur.