You will be amazed to explore the exclusive variety of crafts that is created since decades in the cultural land of kutch.
The people of kutch have got magic in their hands, their artwork will left you surprisingly astonished. After reading this article you will know all the things you need to know about kutchi craft. Lets begin…
Here are few of the work that is exported worldwide to different countries from kutch.
- Bandhani Handwork:
Bandhani is one of the most famous art work which is popular in kutch. It is also known as tie and dye craft of kutch. Do you the procedure of how its made? you will not belive if i will tell you the fact that it is made by using a thread, you want to how check out the procedure.
Kutch is famous for its culture and traditions. One of the main attractions of Kutch are their traditional mud houses, called “Bhuga”. They are circular in shape with thatched roof. Bhungas are well known for their structural stability during natural calamities like earthquake, sandstorms and cyclonic winds. They are constructed in such a way that one gets fully protected in every climate. Bhungas are mostly found in the north Kutch regions like Banni and Paccham.
After the great earthquake in 1819 in Kutch and Sindh region, all building craftsmen here got together to find out a way to be protected from such events in future. After long meetings and discussions they came up with these circular Bunga Houses. Also in the 2001 earthquake, when large buildings did not survive, these mud houses were totally safe and survived.
Kutch, located in west India, is a great place with full of rustic beauty. It is a seasonal island resembling a turtle which is called “Kachua” in local language. Kutch is a land of culture, traditions, and colors. Unlike its flat and dry landscape, Kutch is the producer of India’s finest folk textiles, glittering with exquisite embroidery and mirror work. This district is also famous for White Desert which is also called Rann of Kutch.
Thousands of tourists visit Kutch every year. Some with the pre-planned journey, while some without proper planning due to lack of information. So, today Toran Resort Kutch has decided to post a blog rich of information on Kutch visit. Here is our sincere try to list out top 10 things that every tourist should do while visiting Kutch:
White Dessert – The Great Rann of Kutch
Visiting the White Rann of Kutch is the best done during Rann Utsav. It will be great if you visit it on a fool moon night. Visitors can book good accommodation like Toran Resort Kutch while staying for Rann Utsav Festival.
Kutch is well known for its handicrafts, heritage, hospitality and most importantly, rich culture. It is one of the biggest districts of India and located in the state of Gujarat. But, in the recent time, Kutch has become more famous with its tourism. Kutch tourism has grown like anything in last five years. There are numerous different types of places in Kutch that one must visit. They include, The Great Rann of Kutch, Black Hill, Wildlife Sanctuary, Mandvi Beach, Narayan Sarovar etc.
Gujarat Tourism has started Rann utsav, a cultural festival of music and dance. It is also known as Kutch Festival among tourists. People from all over country come to this festival and participate in the cultural extravaganza. Kutch Rann Utsav runs for approximately three months from the month of November to February, when people from across the world visit this beautiful White Desert. Following are some of the attractions of Kutch Rann Utsav:
Well, it is all because of people of Kutch! The hospitality and love they show is like incomparable. You will definitely fall in love with Kutchi folks that you will find doing Dandia and Garba.
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Hello and welcome to our new blog at www.toranresortkutch.com. Years ago, when we had started our resort at Dhrobana-Khavda, we never thought that we could serve such a large number of people.
Today, we are feeling that we can not only serve you, but we also can share information about our motherland “Kutch” and hence, we are starting this blog to discuss and share the latest information on everything about “Kutch”. As it is said by some famous person, “Sharing is Caring”, we will try to make this blog a touch more interesting to read than your refrigerator’s manual.