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Example of 'craft diplomacy', Indonesian envoy opens Delhi's crafts bazaar
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New Delhi, Jan. 3 -- The ongoing 15-day Dastkari Haat Crafts Bazaar, which was inaugurated on Thursday by Indonesian Ambassador to India Sidharto Reza Suryodipuro at INA's Dilli Haat here, is hosting skill exchange workshops between Indian-Indonesian artists, which organiser and politician-activist Jaya Jaitly said is an example of "craft diplomacy".
Former Samata Party president and founder of non-profit Dastkari Haat Samiti, Jaitly said: "Everything is not about trade or strategy, or security and economy", and the best of diplomacy is craft diplomacy, which brings art, culture, heritage and people together.
"Dastkari Haat Samiti is very happy to have Indonesian craftspeople here. Every year, from 2004, we have had craftspeople from on...
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