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A little away from Fatehsagar ring road, close to the Village Havala, 3 Kms. away from Udaipur lies Shilp Gram (literally means A Village of Craftsmen), a Village conceived as a living ethnographic Museum. Shilp Gram depicts the life style of the Folks of not only Mewar but the whole Western India. It also includes the Tribal folks.
Traditional Huts have bee constructed here featuring Household Articles of everyday use like Terracotta, Textiles, Wooden, metal & decorative objects etc. with appropriate signals and explanatory details. It provides an opportunity to the Visitors to observe and learn about the rich traditional and ethnic Crafts and Arts, the various facets of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Goa, and Maharastra. The Village generates a better appreciation of the extra-ordinary diversity of designs and ethnic sense of the rural Craftsman. A huge open air amphitheatre is the venue of major Festivals.
There is a Museum representing the 4 member States West Zone, which has Turbans, Household Items, Toys, Musical Instruments, Decorative etc. used in the Village areas of these member States.
In the Month of December, West Zone culture Society arranges a 10 days Craftsmen Fare called 'Shilpgram Mahautsav'. It is witnessed by the Craftsmen from around the India. Each Day of the Fare is dominated by the guest Craftsmen of different Region. Several Stalls and Counters are put for the sale and exhibition of beautiful Handicrafts made by these Craftsmen

The Rural Arts and Crafts Complex - Shilpgram - would also provide an opportunity to rural and urban artists to come together and interact through the process of camps and workshops. It is hoped that through intimate observation of different styles and experiences, urban and rural artists would learn from one another and enrich their skills and art forms. The Centre promotes contemporary urban ceramists, potters, designers, visual artists etc. to work with their traditional counterparts in creating works of everyday art which would then be put up for exhibition and sale for visitors.

The Center developed two Museums in the Shilpgram where simple objects of day-to-day use, that represent the sense of wonder and aesthetics in rural and tribal life are put on display. In addition, a Crafts Bazar in the fashion of a traditional 'haat' was made where visitors could buy traditional crafts from the Zone. Craftsman were invited periodically to demonstrate their skills and sell the crafts to the visitors at the Shilpgram.

An attraction no less of the Rural Arts and Crafts Complex is the open air Amphitheatre with a seating capacity of approximately 8000. Besides the major theatre festivals which the Centre hold here, it is hoped that this facility would motivate the local community as well as outside visitors to take a keener interest in theatre and the traditional folk performing arts.

Shilpdarshan is a continuing activity at Shilpgram in which traditional performing artists and craftsmen are used to draw from the interior villages of the member states. They are regularly invited to exhibit their skill and to demonstrate their crafts, and sell their masterpieces in order to have direct access to the buyers. This programme has encouraged the rural craftsmen and performers in a big way. The Shilpgram has become an important landmark in India and Government of India has decided to replicate them in all the Federal States of India.


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