National handicraft exhibition in Kandy
Small and Medium Enterprises Developers of Sri Lanka Trade and
Industrial Board has taken steps to conduct an Handicraft Exhibition in
Kandy, with the assistance of Sri Lanka Handicraft Commercial Board,
according to Directress of SMED Institution Renuka Rodrigo.
This exhibition will be held from August 2 to 5 between 10 a.m. and 8
p.m. under the theme of "Inland Handicraft and Foreign Market".
The exhibition which is to be held in Kandy City Center, has been
named as "Handicraft Expertise 2009 National Handicraft Award Items
Thereby, handicraftsmen, who have been considered as bottom level
entrepreneurs in the field of handicraft, will have the direct approach
of inland buyers and foreign buyers without the interference of
middlemen and introduce the handmade award items in the local market is
the main objective of this exhibition.
This exhibition will be held in Kandy from 2nd to 5th of August,2009,
in keeping line with historical Dalada Maligawa Esala Perahera, with the
objective of introducing environment-friendly inland hand-made plastic
Items related to wood-carving, items related to metal carving, cane
woven items and clay-related items will be displayed in the exhibition.
Apart from this, items made of coconut shells and coconut and coir
related items, earthenware and production of natural papers also will be
showcased in the exhibition.
Further, variegated small items made of local raw materials, lace
products, bamboo related items, and jewelleries made of gold and silver
will also be included in the exhibition.