The second day of Royal Fables milestone season 10 at the Hyatt Regency New Delhi on 21st September, 2018 was marked by a beautiful‘Ode to Kashmir’ –the coming together of the royal family of Kashmir, distinguished RF patrons and a presentation of a stunning coffee table book on the crafts of Kashmir.
Along with HH Maharaja Dr. Karan Singh of the Kashmir royal family, one of India’ s most respected statesman, politician, philanthropist, poetand a huge source of encouragement to Royal Fables the occasion was graced by Union Minister of Women & Child Wellfare, Smt Maneka Gandhi.
Along with Dr. Karan Singh, his daughter princess Jyotsna Singh of Jammu & Kashmir, Shri Diljeet Titus, Founder, the Titus Museum an ardent and long standing patron of Royal Fables enlivened the proceedings along with Shri Uday Mahurkar, Senior Editor – India Today.
Madhu Jain, a leading textile protagonist, craft conservationist and Nari Shakti, Puraskar awardee presented her book on the occasion at the milestone year of Royal Fables;A journey into the Living Arts & Crafts of Kashmir. The beautifully produced coffee table book charts the history of Kashmiri craftsdetailing its myriad aspects.
Princess Jyotsna Singh showcased her enamel art,also called porcelain enamel, a material made by fusing powdered glass to a substrate by firing, usually between at high temperatures between 750 and 850 °C.
The session, ‘An Ode to Kashmir’ was a treat for the appreciating audience that included media persons, royal participants of Royal Fables milestone Season 10 exhibition, distinguished special invitees and visitors. It was an enriching experience wherein the exquisite glory of Kashmiri arts and crafts were dwelt upon and the need for people to be made aware of the different types of art that still exist in the country but are not talked about.