Bangalore now has its own version of the national capital’s famous Dilli Haat, albeit a temporary one. Artisans from across the country will showcase their crafts at the Bangalore Haat at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat here.
Around 100 participants have set up stalls at the expo organised by Kala Haat Samiti, selling traditional jewellery and accessories, earthen ware, shoes, spices, textiles and handicrafts.
Vasanthi Gopalan’s stall of beautiful Tanjore paintings is one of the highlights of the exhibition. She has a team of 30 people working on the paintings back in her hometown of Thanjavur. Priced from Rs. 2,000 to more than Rs. 10,000, she has been selling the paintings for the past 20 years.
The exhibition, which was inaugurated on Friday, will be on till January 13.