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Indian Food and Handicrafts Mela 2017

The Indian Food and Handicrafts Mela 2017 was held on 20th May 2017 at IGCIC, Phoenix, under the guidance and leadership of Dr(Mrs) Surabhi Thakur, Founder President IHCWA, with the support of the High Commission of India in Mauritius.

The Mela was inaugurated by Mrs Kobita Jugnauth, the first lady of the Republic of Mauritius and graced by eminent dignitaries such as Mrs Santi Bai Hanoomanjee, the Honorable Speaker of the National Assembly, Mrs Leela Devi Dookun Luchoomun, the Honorable Minister of Education and Mrs Fazila Jeewa Daureeawoo, Honorable Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare.

The mela showcased the cultural diversity of India in its culinary delights, creativity of Artisans and various art forms. The event was a wonderful platform to connect with the Indian Diaspora in Mauritius as well as the people of Mauritius.

 

President Dr. (Mrs) Surabhi Thakur with Team IHCWA

The Chief Guest, Mrs Kobita Jugnauth received by
Dr. (Mrs) Surabhi Thakur President IHCWA

 

Lighting of the traditional lamp by the Chief Guest. R to L: Mrs Kobita Jugnauth, Mrs Leela Devi Dookun Luchomoon (Hon Minister of Education), Mrs Santi Bai Hanoomanjee, (Hon Speaker of the National Assembly) and Dr(Mrs) Surabhi Thakur

 

Opening Address by Dr. (Mrs) Surabhi Thakur, President, IHCWA

 

Dignitaries enjoying the cultural programme.

L to R: Mrs Fazila Jeewa Daureeawoo, Honorable Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Dr(Mrs) Surabhi Thakur, President IHCWA, Mr Kobita Jugnauth, Mrs Santi Bai Hanoomanjee, the Honorable Speaker of the National Assembly and Mrs Leela Devi Dookun Luchoomun, Honorable Minister of Education, Human Resource Development, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research

 

Cultural Programme by students of IGCIC Participants of cultural programme with the chief
guest and other dignitaries

 

Inauguration of the stalls by the Chief Guest

 

Walk around the arts and handicraft stalls

 

Walking around the food stalls put up by the ladies of IHCWA

Highlights of the Mela:

Eco –friendly disposables and Masala chai served in Earthen Pots “Kullhads”

 

 

Amusement for children

 

Silent Auction
A Green Gift
 
 
 


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