The Kalakshetra Foundation is hosting the Hastkala Utsav and you can shop from artisans from around the country here. This is a haven for all those who love to shop and are on the look-out for authentic handicrafts. From khadi kurtas, Punjabi jootis, Ikkat sarees and Maheshwari cotton to Rajasthani puppets, Tanjore paintings, brass items and Kutchi bandhni work from Gujarat; you shall find it all under one roof. There is also second-hand antiques, terrariums and lots more in store.

The Hastkala Utsav is organised by Bengaluru-based Mansoor Husain and his business partner, Hari Narayan Sharma from Rajasthan. It is their first venture into exhibitions in the city. It intends to bring handicrafts from rural artisans to Chennai.

The Utsav also has food stalls lined up selling chaat, pakoda, kachori, bhakarwadi and other snack items.

Get your shopping bags ready!

Location: Kalakshetra Foundation, Thiruvanmiyur

Timings: Till July 8, 11 am to 9 pm