11-day cultural extravaganza – SCZCC Craft Mela Nagpur which is held every year in order to promote our art culture and maintain the rich diversity of folk culture started in the city. It comprises the linguistically different states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra. Each of these States has rich traditions of folk, tribal, fine arts and crafts.
This year being the silver jubilee of Zonal Cultural Centres.
A photography exhibition has also been organized during the festival. The photographers are expected to catch the mood of the festival. In an attempt to attract youngsters SCZCC has ventured out in the virtual world by launching a facebook page, youtube and flickr accounts besides its website.
While the craft mela will be held between 1 pm and 9.30 pm, the folk dances will be presented between 6.30 pm and 8.30 pm. The festival will conclude on December 11.