About Post
Title :
National Handloom Day
Objective :
To acknowledge the creativity of the artists and the contribution of handloom to the socioeconomic development of the country and promote handlooms. Also, to retain the traditional Art & Craft for next generation and the world.
Colour Scheme :
Barn Red; the most common color used in Handloom Products.
Focus I :
India's Map with different Handloom work from different states.
Focus II :
The Quotation "Our Country, Our Handloom, Our Tradition"; India's Handloom work is popular worldwide, many families have adopted this art as inherited business that goes from generation to generation. Our Country's so many states' major population works in this sector & earns their livelihood, which also earns them respect to take the traditional art & carft further; it is a pride for the people of the country.
Focus III :
The textured background which is also a piece of Indian Handloom.
Misc. :
National Handloom Day is written in handmade style font.
Date :
7th August
Related to :
A day dedicated to our country's traditional art & craft.
Connect Date :
7 August 2015
Connect Place :
Calcutta Town Hall, Kolkata.
Special 1 :
The date August 7 has been chosen as National Handloom Day, due to its special significance in India`s history; it was on this day that the Swadeshi Movement was launched in 1905. The Swadeshi Movement celebrated our indigenous fabrics, weavers and the country’s artisans.
Special 2 :
Handlooms aren’t just important for aesthetic and cultural reasons, they’re also integral to political and diplomatic engagements, as they are symbols of a nation’s identity, culture and inclusive development.
More Info :
Handloom sector contributes to nearly 15% of the cloth production in the country and also contributes to the country’s export earnings. 95% of the world’s hand woven fabric comes from India.
Courtesy: YouTube
Courtesy: YouTube