Fashion to take centre theatre during Mountain Echoes Literary Festival 2017


Mountain Echoes Literary Festival, Abraham  Thakore, designers of india, designers of bhutan, Chandrika Tamang, Chimmi Choden, Indian Express, Indian Express NewsMountain Echoes Literary Festival, Abraham  Thakore, designers of india, designers of bhutan, Chandrika Tamang, Chimmi Choden, Indian Express, Indian Express News Fashion will be one of a pivotal themes during this year’s book of a Mountain Echoes literary festival. (Source: File Photo)

Going over a literary world, a eighth book of Mountain Echoes Literary Festival will showcase collections by Bhutanese and Indian designers reflecting a weave birthright of both nations.

The stories from a universe of conform will take centre theatre during a literary, humanities and informative festival, that will be hold in Thimphu from Aug 24-27, review a statement.

Fashion will be one of a pivotal themes during this year’s book of a Mountain Echoes literary festival.

Designers from opposite Bhutan and India will come together to curate collections that diffuse their nation’s weave birthright with contemporary fashion, with a aim to build a common thread between a dual countries and their common cultures.

With distinguished names such as Chandrika Tamang and Chimmi Choden from Bhutan and engineer twin Abraham Thakore (David Abraham and Rakesh Thakore) from India, a festival will give a glance into a intricacies of pattern from both countries.

There will be a specifically curated conform uncover too, that will see models travel a ramp wearing weaves designed by Chimmi Choden’s CHIMMI House of Design. Tamang will benefaction an disdainful line of outfits from her eco-friendly tag CDK.

Elaborating on a conform component of a festival, Tamang said: “Bhutan and India’s pattern traditions are closely linked. Our common story has desirous designers opposite both nations… My collection will be a brew of normal Bhutanese designs, combined regulating an alliance of both Indian and Bhutanese fabrics.”

Abraham Thakore will vaunt their contemporary designs and benefaction their interpretation of normal Indian textiles during a specifically curated conform show. The collection will concentration on designs combined by a dual for a 2016 Rajasthan Heritage Week. Their line gives khadi a complicated spin and encourages a use as a executive fabric for complicated designs.

In a corner statement, Abraham and Thakore said: “It is enlivening to see that handloom conform is one of a threads that ties India and Bhutan together.”

There will be discussions around tellurian expansion of textiles and pattern traditions too. The festival will also horde a singular exhibition, patrician ‘Handmade in Rajasthan’, curated by Prasad Bidapa that will applaud a inland qualification forms that give Rajasthan a particular identity.

Mountain Echoes literary festival is an beginning of a India-Bhutan Foundation, in organisation with India’s literary consultancy Siyahi.

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