The 13th edition of Toshali National Crafts Mela 2018, organised by the Handloom, Textiles and Handicrafts department of the Odisha government, is all set to begin at Janata Maidan, Bhubaneswar from December 28.
This year, the fair will accommodate as many as 330 handicraft and handloom stalls out of which 350 weavers from different states of the country will be sponsored by Development Commissioner (Handlooms), Government of India. Similarly, 150 artisans and 80 weavers of the state will be sponsored by Directorate of Handicrafts and Cottage Industries, Odisha and Directorate of Textiles and Handlooms, Odisha, respectively.
A food court having 30 stalls by exclusive hotels and restaurants will offer delicious multi cuisine food to the visitors along with traditional Odia cuisine.
Eminent artists and troupes from different parts of the country as well as the state will be performing at the cultural programmes that will be hosted every evening between 06:00 pm and 09:30 pm.
Toshali National Crafts Mela 2018 will be open from 02:00 pm to 09:30 pm every day and will continue till January 13, 2019.
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