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Invite-Inaugural of Goa Chakra Museum and the Kachchh Ji Chaap exhibition on the eve of Goa Chitra's 5th anniversary celebration on the 1st of November 2014
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Victor Hugo Gomes
2014-10-22 06:27:01 UTC
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Dear members and friends of Goa Chitra,


Wishing you and your family a very happy Diwali.


We are pleased to
invite you for the inaugural of our new Museum -Goa Chakra and the Kachchh
Ji Chaap exhibition on the eve of Goa
Chitra's 5th anniversary celebration on the 1st of November 2014 at 4:00 pm By
Hon Chief Minister of Goa Shri Manohar Parrikar.


Goa Chakra museum has a larger historical
significance and displays
an impressive collection of non-mechanized indigenous carriages, carts and
palanquins and many historically significant artifacts from across India.

We shall also be launching
the first of a series of exhibitions that supplement India?s rich crafts and
traditions which are being revived in lines with our philosophy. These models shall be a source of inspirations to
local craftsmen and is representative of the craft- rich and
community-diverse regions in India. Local crafts can evolve and be sustained
rather than become extinct.



The
Kachchh Ji Chaap exhibition: 500 years of Block and Batik Print by Khamir from
Gujarat will be thrown open to public on the 1st of Nov. 2014, at
4:00 pm.



There will also be an exhibition and Sale of Kachchh products organized
by Khamir from 1st Nov. to 3rd Nov. 2014.
The products of Khamir that include ethnic products made by the world famous
Kachchh artisan communities which include 7 textile and 3-D crafts such as
handloom weaving, Ajrakh hand block printing, leather craft, lacquer turned wood,
metal bell, pottery and jewelry will be
on sale and are reasonably priced
for this occasion. Proceeds from
this sale will go directly to support these traditional communities.



Please find
attached the invite and details of the event.



It is our
pleasure to invite you to be part of this celebration and urge you to support
this cause.



To facilitate the necessary arrangements for the inaugural
ceremony, kindly RSVP on 2772910/ 6570877/ 9850466165 or email
goachitra at gmail.com. We request you to kindly be seated in the hall by 4.45 pm



Thank you for
your continuous support and look forward to your visit.



Yours sincerely,

Victor
Hugo Gomes



PROGRAM SCHEDULE

4:00 pm: The Kachchh
Ji Chaap exhibition will be thrown open for public viewing

and sale of Khamir
products.



4:15 to 4:45 pm:
Brief Tour of the Museum and Live Folk music performance.



5:00 pm: Inaugural of
the Goa Chakra Museum by Hon Chief Minister of Goa Shri Manohar Parrikar



5:05 pm: Lighting of
the lamp and welcome address.



5:10pm: My journey ?
Mr. Victor Hugo Gomes.



5:15pm: Introduction
to Goa Chakra.



5:20 pm: Address by
Chief Guest Hon Chief Minister of Goa Shri Manohar Parrikar

Followed by
felicitation ceremony and vote of thanks.



5:45 pm: Snacks,
refreshments and Live Folk music performance.



The Kachchh Ji Chaap exhibition will be on view till 8th Nov
2014 from 9am to 6 pm

The Khamir exhibition and sale will
continue till 3rd Nov. 2014.
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