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CCI participated (part of UNESCO/ WCCAPR) at the International Folk Art Market held at Santa Fe this 12, 13, 14 July 2019. Many Indian crafts such as Papier mache, Bagru print, Block prints, miniature paintings, sanjhi paper cutwork, madhubani paintings, bead work, Kutch embroideries, kantha embroidery, machilipatnam prints, patachitra and textiles such as Kalamkari, Block prints, indigo, organic cottons and Handlooms were part of this years Exhibition.
The International Folk Art Market is a 3 day folk art exhibition and sale showcasing the best handmade craft products in the folk art genre from across the world. It is the biggest exhibition of its kind and is held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. The craft products on display are the winners of ‘WCC Award of Excellence’ specially chosen for their quality, aesthetics and cultural value. The products and their maker artisans are invited by the International Folk Art Alliance, Santa Fe to participate in the Folk Art Market.
International Folk Art Market Santa Fe fosters economic and cultural sustainability for folk artists and folk art worldwide and creates intercultural exchange opportunities that unite the peoples of the world. Since 2004, International Folk Art Market Santa Fe has hosted more than 1000 artists from 100 countries in the world’s largest exhibition and sale of works by master folk artists. The Market offers folk artists a respected spot in the global marketplace to gather together and share their handmade traditions, and to create economic, social, and individual empowerment.