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11 March, 2020 08:59:59 AM
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A unique attempt to recreate traditional woven crafts into contemporary fashionable outfits

INTERNATIONAL WEAVERS FESTIVAL
DL DESK, Dhaka
A unique attempt to recreate traditional woven crafts into contemporary fashionable outfits
Models display collections at the event. Photo : Courtesy

The International Weavers Festival, organised by TS Events, has been working for an elevated cause of empowering weavers by promoting different types of traditional woven crafts. Along with Tootli Rahman’s celebration of artist’s impression on traditional woven crafts, this year, an upcoming designer, Seema Hamid, has brilliantly showcased how traditional Benarasi could be recreated in contemporary, fashionable outfits, said a press release.


 
Fourth International Weavers Festival, which took place recently in the capital, was uniquely organised by designers Tootly Rahman and Seema Hamid with new ideas, stunning designs and glamorous models in every segment. The festival reflected the story of existence and rich cultural heritage interwoven in textile.

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid was present as chief guest at the event, while State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak attended as guest of honour and Deputy Head of the Mission, Embassy of the Kingdom of Spain Emilia Celemin Redondo as special guest.

The materials used for the 2020 International Weavers Festival were Bangladeshi Khadi, Silk, Cotton, Muslin, Mirpur Benarasi and Jamdani. Moreover, the show included painting impressions of famous artists Kanak Chanpa Chakma, Ekushey Padak recipient artist Jamal Ahmed, folk art, pothchitro, rickshaw art, paintings of old town etc.

Also, for the first time, Bridal Collections came forward with its unique presentation of new trends in Mirpur Berarashi attires.

Both Tootly Rahman and Seema Hamid are passionate about promoting the weavers and artists of Bangladesh by promoting their crafts using different themes. The duo extended hope to continue promoting and advocating traditional woven crafts nationally and internationally for years to come. l

 

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