Continuing with its mission to bring the heritage of art and skills of the country’s craftsmen and artisans to light, Hunar Haat reached its 34th edition which was inaugurated in Surat by Governor of Gujarat Acharya Devvrat.
Speaking on the occasion he said, artisans and craftsmen participating at Hunar Haat have increased the prestige and pride of the country by reviving its heritage of art and skill in the country.
He added that the government has taken various steps to protect the ancestral legacy. Hunar Haat has also strengthened Vocal for Local campaign.
Besides providing employment opportunities to artisans as well as craftsmen among which forty per cent are women artisans, Hunar Haat has also displayed Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat in the last about 6 years.
In the 34th HunarHaat more than 600 artisans and craftsmen are participating and there are 300 stalls. Moreover, handmade products from more than 30 States and UTs are being displayed at the event.
Various cultural and musical programmes as well as traditional dishes are also among major attraction of this Hunar Haat which will run till the next ten days.