Haryana is the new trendsetter at the International Crafts Mela

Faridabad/Atulyaloktantra News : A unique fashion show welcomed a fully packed ‘Chaupal’ last evening. This fashion show was a scintillating display of Haryana’s traditional dresses with a modern twist. The models sashayed on the ramp wearing cultural dresses from various parts of Haryana. From age old costumes to modern renditions, the fashion show won the hearts of all the spectators present there as they cheered and applauded throughout the show.

The interesting thing is that cultural participants volunteered as models and even officers of Haryana Tourism enthusiastically took to the ramp in their most stylish avatars. Dresses like dhoti, kurta, traditional Pagri and props like Hukka made Haryana come alive on the stage. Young models in modern version of cultural dresses set new trends for many to follow. The women folk mesmerized the audience with fascinating threads and weaves of Haryana as they showcased the best of what the state has to offer. The fashion show highlighted various dresses which are identified with the state of Haryana like colourfulduppattas, Dhoti-kurta, Shalwar, Jamphar, Gaati, Ghaghra, Ghaghri, Khara, Lehnga, Chundri, Wayal, Dupatta, Garkhi, Kamri, Stole, Leh and Chayema. It was fashion and tradition coming together for a grand show.

Participants from Thailand and African nations like Uganda gavea new flavour to the fashion as they walked the ramp in Haryanvi dresses fused with their native traditional wear. What transpired was an elated audience and ovation from every corner of the amphitheater as these international models took to the ramp.

Haryana further enchanted the audience with cultural performance which followed the fashion show. Participants from various schools and colleges of Haryana presented folk dance and folk music of the state. Dressed in colourful traditional Attires, the talent of these students kept the audience glued to the seats till the end.

Hon’ble justice VineetSharan, Supreme Court has also scheduled his visit to this vibrant Mela today. Rangolicompetition was held at the Designers gallery, where 161 school children from far and wide participated and showcased their exceptional talent and the judges had a tough time deciding the winners.

The evening cultural performance is all geared up to enthrall the audience with art forms of Thailand. Talented artists from the land of smiles will get together for a vibrant and thrilling presentation of their folk art, songs and dances. For those who want to soak in a culture and art, this is the best place to be.

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