Kollam Crafts Festival




Kollam crafts festival is an annual festival that is held every year between the months of December and January. The crafts festival at Kollam is one of the most popular festivals that celebrate the crafts work of the artists of Kollam. Cooperated by the State and Central Governments, the Kollam District Tourism Promotion Council organizes this annual festival. On the banks of Ashtamudi Lake at Ashramam Maidan in Kollam, this festival is held.

Kollam crafts festival reflects the rich culture of Kerala. Crafts men from the different parts of India come to take part in the crafts festival of Kollam. The items displayed for sale in this festival include wood carving, silver articles, coir crafts, cane crafts, jewelry, dolls, puppets and many more. The seminars, discussions, international craft film festival are also held in this festival to promote Kollam handicrafts beyond the boundary of the city. There are other resources of entertainment for the visitors to Kollam crafts festival like the performances of folk and tribal art.

The crafts festival in Kollam provides a platform to the up-coming craftsmen to exhibit their works. The crafts festival helps the craftsmen to get appreciation and applause for their wondrous creations from the crowd beyond the border of the city and across the country.



Last Updated on 9/15/2011