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The National Museum of Kazakhstan has opened today an exhibition of traditional Indian textiles Indian Sari: A Timeless Elegance, reports

The event has been organized by the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Center at the Embassy of India in Kazakhstan.

This exhibition is a continuation of the exhibition Vastram: Splendid World of Indian textiles organized by SVCC in the National Museum of Kazakhstan from October 16 to 25, 2018 in honor of the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Celebrations in honor of his anniversary began on October 2, 2018 and will last until October 2, 2020.

Such interesting international exhibitions are regularly held at the National Museum. At today’s exhibition, there are unique exhibits of the Indian people, known in the world for ancient history, unique culture. I express my deep gratitude to the Ambassador of the state to Kazakhstan for such an event. I would also like to note that as a result of cultural ties between the two countries, on March 18 Delhi will host National Museum’s exhibition Altyn Adam, director of the National Museum Arystanbek Mukhamediuly spoke at the opening ceremony of the exhibition.

It should be noted that sari dresses created especially for this exhibition were brought from seven different states of India, representing the north, south, east and west of the country. These states include: Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Maharashtra, and West Bengal.

Welcome to the exhibition of most favorite Indian clothing Indian sari. Sari was formed along with ancient history, civilization of the Indian people. These samples of traditional clothing characterize the culture of the local people, differ in the features of knitting, fabrics, patterns. At this exhibition you can see different types of sari, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of India to Kazakhstan Prabhat Kumar said.

In addition to exhibiting 33 traditional Indian exclusive sari dresses, which include dyed, printed, woven and non woven, embroidered and decorated sari, there is a free daily lesson on How to Wear Sari.

The exhibition runs until March 15th

Source: Kazakhtan 2050