Jointly organised by Government of Rajasthan, Khadi Board and Prasad Bidapa Associates, the second edition of Rajasthan Heritage Week was organised on 30th November 2016 at Hotel Diggi Palace to celebrate “Handmade in Rajasthan”. The event was a Five-Day venture to display the beauty of Khadi and traditional hand-made textiles.
Textile and crafts prepared by National award winner weavers and artisans were made available for the public during the Heritage extravaganza.
Designers including Abraham and Thakore, Rohit Bal, Raghvendra Rathore Ajay Vir Singh, Pooja Arya, Hemant Trivedi and Wendell Rodricks were invited during the cultural fest.
The Rajasthan Heritage Week is part of the textile development programme that reaffirms our commitment to the traditional textile weavers of our state, who have tirelessly worked to continue the legacy of our forefathers, We are determined to give our Khadi and handloom the tag of luxury, which it very rightly deserves. Every piece of fabric woven by hand represents the spirituality of the fabric of freedom, a Gandhian philosophy that should now create increased employment, success and a better quality of life for every artisan in our state”, said Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje.