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RAIPUR: Monnet Foundation, CSR arm of Monnet Group is organizing ‘Mitan Utsav 2014’, a 12- day summer Art, Craft & Culture activity for village children organised in Raipur. The training program is for 10 days, and next 2 days for the created items are displayed in the State Cultural Department, Raipur. On 19 and 20 May the art created will be displayed.
This activity currently covers Raipur CSR with all the 9 villages adopted by Monnet Foundation as one of its CSR endeavor of ‘Education’ “We believe that art, craft and cultural knowledge with training is also a very integral part of child education. Since 2008, we have been organizing this exciting handicraft, art and cultural activity that trains and handholds the village children by providing the opportunity to shape their creativity to its best. Each summer we have something more innovative than the previous.”, Monnet Foundation said in the statement.
Mitan in Chhattisgarhi means ‘friend’. This Utsav comes as a friend for the village children every summer to help them enhance their creative mind and also bring out the best in terms of learning ability, cognitive development and boosting the confidence and building a competitive spirit. The Mitan Utsav is a renaissance of the Art, Craft & Culture and carries the
Chattisgarh tradition of art and handicraft along with Indian art and dance form chosen selectively to be performed each year , so that we make sure that…. “Culture relives with the Generation next!”
To name a few are Dhokra Shilp, Baus Shilp, Para Shilp, Mati Shilp, Kagaz ki kala, Maopata Bastar local play (drama) and also those state dance art which have been an integral part of Republic Day Parade.
The Master trainers for the Mitan Utsav are the renowned Padam Shree award winners, State award winners and also National Merit award winners.
Under their expertise the children are awarded shield and certificate at the completion of the training program. The training program is for 10 days, and next 2 days the created items are displayed in the State Cultural Department, Raipur.