FICCI Ladies Organisation to host two day textile and handloom show in October
The Two-day event ‘Anshukam’ with the theme ‘Weaving Stories Through threads’ will help weavers and artisans from various parts of the country with buyers both national and international, designers, exporters, and e-commerce.
New Delhi/Amritsar: FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) an apex body of business women in the country is organising a Two day Textile and handloom show titled ‘Anshukam’ in the national capital Delhi in a bid to provide direct access to the weavers to market their products in India and abroad.
“The Two day event ‘Anshukam’ with the theme ‘Weaving Stories Through threads’ will help weavers and artisans from various parts of the country with buyers both national and international , designers, exporters and e-commerce. The event will also help provide market linkages to manufacturers of handloom and textiles and introduce new products and services “ said Ms Jyanti Dalmia, President, FICCI Ladies Organisation .
FLO has a chapter in Amritsar and Ludhiana and traditional textiles from punjab will also be showcased during the two day event .
“FLO to mark the 75th year of India’s independence through Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav is organising this event which will go a long way in ensuring our textile and handloom weavers’ livelihoods, instilling pride amongst our weaving community and ensuring sustenance of our cultural heritage. This sector needed new ideas to promote the sector in novel ways and promote the business of Textile and Handloom through effective marketing.” Said Ms Dalmia .
“The major highlights of the Two day event will include stalls put up by artisans and designers showcasing latest trends in textiles and handlooms from various states in the country, series of fashions shows, talk shows , screening of documentaries, Ikebana demonstration inspired by Textiles, Organic dying work, textile painting show, and cultural events “ said Ms Madhuri Halwasiya, FLO national initiative head for Textile and Handlooms.
“ The major highlight of the Two day event will be Bollywood cine star Vidya Balan’s participation along with host of fashion shows and talks by eminent fashion designers . The designer’s will include Neeta Bhargava, Gaurang Goel, Radhika Raje, Prasad Bidapa, Asha Gautam, Sanja Garg of Raw Mango and a fashion show by students of Pearl Academy “ said Ms Halwasiya
“Indian handloom is back in the limelight, owing to the initiatives of the Narendra Modi-led government. Apart from government initiatives, there are individual steps as well. . The Two day Anshukam is part of the effort as several renowned designers and style gurus will be promoting the fashion industry, using local handloom fabrics. “ Ms Halwasiya added .