The 5 day festival India-Nepal Folk Crafts Festival began. Organized by South Asia Foundation in association with Council of Handicrafts Development Corporations, Embassy of India in Kathmandu, Embassy of Nepal in New Delhi and BP Koirala India-Nepal Foundation, Ministry of Textiles is sponsoring the event.
The basic objective of the festival is to promote bilateral relations through crafts and strengthen relationship between artisans of India and Nepal. Around 50 artisans will showcase their crafts during the event. A Khadi- fashion show will also be organized at India House, Embassy of India in Kathmandu on Friday as part of the festival.