Indian Food and Handicrafts Mela 2017 About Us

Indian Food and Handicrafts Mela 2017

The Indian Food and Handicrafts Mela 2017 was held on 20th May 2017 at IGCIC, Phoenix, under the guidance and leadership of Dr(Mrs) Surabhi Thakur, Founder President IHCWA, with the support of the High Commission of India in Mauritius.

The Mela was inaugurated by Mrs Kobita Jugnauth, the first lady of the Republic of Mauritius and graced by eminent dignitaries such as Mrs Santi Bai Hanoomanjee, the Honorable Speaker of the National Assembly, Mrs Leela Devi Dookun Luchoomun, the Honorable Minister of Education and Mrs Fazila Jeewa Daureeawoo, Honorable Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare.

The mela showcased the cultural diversity of India in its culinary delights, creativity of Artisans and various art forms. The event was a wonderful platform to connect with the Indian Diaspora in Mauritius as well as the people of Mauritius.

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