With an aim to promote cultural tourism in the city, Delhi Tourism has been hosting a series of cultural events under the banner of Dilli Haat Utsav. This festival started on September 13, 2014 and will continue till March 31, 2015. In a bid to boost international as well as local tourism in Delhi, the festival will be on for nearly 6 months.
Dilli Haat Utsav offers evenings full of cultural performances every weekend at all three Dilli Haats, at INA, Janak Puri and Pitampura. The festival is being held in collaboration with Department of Art, Culture and Languages (Govt. of Delhi) and gives a promising platform to new artistes to perform in the city.
This weekend also witnessed some enthralling performances.
Dilli Haat INA witnessed Usha Chabra who charmed the visitors with her mastered story-telling skills on Saturday and Dushyant Ahuja's Sindhi Folk Musical Group from Sindhi Academy presented light music on Sunday.
Dilli Haat Pitam Pura saw Santanu Chakraborty and group from Sahitya Kala Parishad showcasing Bharatnatyam dance performance on Saturday, while Natras Cultural Group from the same academy enthralled the visitors with folk dance on Sunday.
Dilli Haat Janak Puri hosted National Bamboo Expo Mart (Baans Bazar) from 28-30 November. It was organised by National Bamboo Mission.