IFR Village unites Indian culture – NewsGram


Vishakhapattanam: The IFR Village brings together all the states of India to present their culture and traditions on the grounds of the North Campus of Andhra University.

The village will present a living stand of weaving saris and bamboo work by young Indian talents. It also showcases crafts with varieties of woodwork, pottery, loom, and handicrafts.

People from all over the country, besides the delegates, flocked to it shortly after it opened to the public.

As you enter the village, a Rajasthani woman can be seen making pottery including toys and dishes of different shapes and designs, surrounded by people looking at her curiously.

There are also other women who draw folk art using clay and white chalk.

Another stand featuring paintings by Madhubani of Bihar also attracts huge crowds. The painting on paper and canvas was done with colors prepared from leaves, flowers and other natural substances.

West Bengal sola pitch crafts brought a variety of Durga idols including small replicas that are used to decorate homes with the belief that they are auspicious for the household. In addition, there are woodcarvings of various goddesses from Tirupati.

The navy also opened a stand to sell curious IFRs on mugs, sippers, souvenirs.

Traditional jewelry stalls are a major attraction for girls and women. (IANS)


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