The second edition of Kolkata Poush Utsav will be organised at the Rabindra Tirtha lawns in New Town from December 24 to 29 by LINK UP in association with the Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation and supported by Anandadhaara (WBSRLM), West Bengal Swarojgar Corporation Ltd and West Bengal Export Promotion Society under the department of MSME and Textiles.
The fair, that is scheduled to be inaugurated by urban development minister Firhad Hakim, would feature a pavilion for 12 women entrepreneurs representing self help groups from six revenue districts, 30 global artisans including the tribal from the remotest corner of the state laying out their creative handicrafts, handloom, woolens, custom jewelry, furnishings, décor, fashion accessories, and homemade processed food products. There would be a themed food pavilion serving traditional delicacies, sweets and Christmas confectionaries.
More than 120 folk artistes representing Baul, Chou, Santhal, Gambhira, Raibenshe, Bhadu, Tusu, Jhumur, Jaarigaan and Fakiri would perform at the fair.
Source: Times of India