To highlight and showcase the rich embroidery tradition
of the Asia Pacific Region, Crafts Council of India
in collaboration with Crafts Council of Andhra Pradesh
and the Asian Secretariat of the World Craft Council
held a Seminar / Workshop and Exhibition entitled "Embroidery
- Creativity and Tradition".
The event, supported
by the Office of the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts)
Government of India, discussed the cultural, aesthetic,
social and economic aspects of the embroidery craft.
Eminent international and national speakers from various
fields of embroidery participated in the seminar.
A unique exhibition of breathtaking embroideries drawn
from various parts of India and the Asia Pacific Region
was also held. The exhibition brought together the best
representative embroidery pieces from all over the country.
of some of the embroidery pieces are available