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Mastercraftspersons Award and Crafts Fair The annual cycle of Mastercraftspersons Award and Crafts Fair will commence on Thursday, 4 February 2016 at 4 pm. Rights activist advocate Sultana Kamal and Rabindra Gope, Director, Folk and Crafts Museum, will jointly inaugurate the fair and present the awards to the artisans. Renowned Chakma hand-weaving artisan, and former recipient of the Mastercraftspersons Award, Sharatmala, will also be attending the event as a special guest.

Date: Thu 04 Feb 2016 - Mon 08 Feb 2016

Inauguration: Thu 04 Feb 2016 at 04:00 PM

Venue:Gyantapas Abdur Razzaq Bidyapeeth

The National Mastercraftspersons Award was introduced in 1989 by the National Crafts Council of Bangladesh with the objective of reviving traditional crafts, recognising the value of artisans and encouraging others to follow their traditions. Since 2010, the National Crafts Council of Bangladesh and Bengal Foundation have jointly organised the Mastercraftspersons Award and Crafts Fair.
The five-day Crafts Fair will commence on Thursday, 4 February 2016, 4 pm, at the Gyantapas Abdur Razzaq Bidyapeeth premises. Rights activist advocate Sultana Kamal and Rabindra Gope, Director, Folk and Crafts Museum, will jointly inaugurate the fair and award four artisans the Mastercraftspersons Award on the day. Renowned Chakma hand-weaving artisan, and previous winner of the Mastercraftspersons Award, Sharatmala, will be attending the event as a special guest.

You are cordially invited.

National Crafts Council of Bangladesh
Bengal Foundation

Mastercraftspersons Award ceremony 
and five-day Crafts Fair 4 pm, Thursday, 4 February 2016

Gyantapas Abdur Razzaq Bidyapeeth
House 60, Road 7/A, Dhanmondi, Dhaka
Phone: 09617171015

The Crafts Fair will run from 4 to 8 February, 2016, 11 am to 8 pm.

The National Mastercraftspersons Award was introduced in 1989 by the National Crafts Council of Bangladesh with the objective of reviving traditional crafts, recognising the value of artisans and encouraging others to follow their traditions. Since 2010, the National Crafts Council of Bangladesh and Bengal Foundation have jointly organised the Mastercraftspersons Award and Crafts Fair.
The five-day Crafts Fair will commence on Thursday, 4 February 2016,

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