Monday, January 23, 2017
Navi Mumbai’s Urban Haat is a unique blend of modernity and heritage. Away from the chaos of Mumbai city, this fair reflects art, craft, and culture in a striking and modern setting. Located in CBD Belapur, the Urban Haat can be reached easily from hotels in Navi Mumbai by car or public transport. A unique initiative by the Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of Maharashtra, the Urban Haat is a one-of-a-kind exhibition, set around a beautiful green landscape.
Urban Haat for Talents
The fair promotes local art by helping rural craftsmen and artisans display their mesmerizing talent to the world on a single platform. You will find regional paintings, beautiful handicrafts, traditional clothing and food options from all over the country at this fair. There are also many cultural events like music, dance, movie screenings and theatre shows organized regularly at the fair.
Urban Haat for Art Lovers
Art lovers can rekindle their romance with traditional artwork from all around the country. You will find Rajasthani, Warli and Madhubani art forms by local artists. You can also talk to the talented artists and learn about their inspirations and skills. There are also periodic workshops here, helping you learn these art forms easily.
Urban Haat for Shopaholics
You will find a wide range of handmade items at the fair like bedsheets, dress materials, sarees, carpets and household items. Whether you want to buy Chanderi silks from MP, Banarasi from UP or Kantha silks from West Bengal, you will find all of them at a reasonable price at Urban Haat. If you’d like to shop for dress materials, choose from authentic Batik, Bandhani, Mangalagiri, Pochampalli and others. Other items to shop include Hyderabad Pearls, wood carvings from Andhra Pradesh, palm leaves products from Arunachal Pradesh and handicrafts from Goa.
Urban Haat for Foodies
When you’ve shopped your fill, refuel with some delicious food. Urban Haat offers great delicacies and cuisines from different parts of the country. You can indulge in Rajasthani, Konkani, North Indian, Malvani and Kolhapuri specialties at the food court. All food items are extremely affordable and hygienic and can be enjoyed amidst the beautiful, green surroundings.
Urban Haat Fests and Festivals
Apart from the regular fair, Urban Haat also hosts many events and exhibitions to further promote the rural culture. The Art and Craft Festival is organized to help customers interact with artisans and buy some traditional and unique items. It is a fun-filled fest with lots of new things on sale, cultural programs, new food items and a bright and vibrant décor. You can arrange a cab from hotels in Navi Mumbai to visit these festivals and take home lots of souvenirs and useful items.
Due to the ease of staying in hotels in Navi Mumbai and the easy connectivity, Urban Haat has gained prominence in the last few years and continues to delight every customer who walks in!