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Lives in Colors

Janakpur Handicraft Center

Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 6:00 PM - Friday, June 14, 2013 at 10:00 PM (PDT)

Lives in Colors

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 Janakpur Handicraft Center in Pasadena is pleased to announce for the grand opening of Mithila Nepal - the only evening Art Gallery in heart of the city, with the first exhibition "Lives in Colors" - Artwork by over 15 women artists from Nepal and India.

Opening Reception: Thursday, May 30th 6-10pm

All works of these women artists can take you to a different life style which you have never seen or experienced. Witness the world of colors in mythological way with extremity of village life. 
Exhibition Runs: May 30th - June 14th
Arts show how women living in remote villages make themselves happy and fill hope in their lives.
Starting off with incredible event of HENNA TATTOO organized for the entertainment of guests on the opening day. The night will be filled with art, music, food, wine, and soft beverages! A PHOTOGRAPHER will also be available for all guests to get in spirit of art and express themselves in the most creative way! 
This is a FREE EVENT !! And families, as well as our business community is welcomed!
Any funds raised from sale of art work will be used to support the Underprivileged women in Nepal and India.
Can't wait to see you !!
Have questions about Lives in Colors? Contact Janakpur Handicraft Center

When & Where

Mithila Nepal Gallery/Janakpur Handicraft Center
465 converse Alley
Pasadena, CA 91101

Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 6:00 PM - Friday, June 14, 2013 at 10:00 PM (PDT)

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Janakpur Handicraft Center

JHC is a business entrepreneur that believes in doing business socially.Janakpur Handicraft Center (JHC) is one of the leading centers for Mithila arts and crafts established to bring revolution in employment oppertunities for uneducated but very talented women of Mithila. JHC is a business enterpreneur that believes to work socially. The business was originally established in a small town of Nepal named Janakpur over 16 years ago and has undergone various changes in business as well as social strategy. The refined model is to promote art and employment. The company has two principals, Janakpur Handicraft Center located in Pasadena, and JHC located in Kathmandu, Nepal. All arts and craft works are done in Janakpur and Kathmandu of Nepal.
What we believe is….
"Social entrepreneurs are not content just to give a fish or teach how to fish. They will not rest until they have revolutionized the fishing industry." — Bill Drayton, CEO, chair and founder of Ashoka, a global nonprofit organization devoted to developing the profession of social entrepreneurship.
JHC has built its foundation upon the rich artistic heritage of Maithili women. These women have had to endure severe rest due to practices of their culture. The center provided them their first opportunity to earn as income and to develop artistic creations. 
A woman is the soul of a Maithili family. She has to work at home for all the members and at field to help spouse. So if a woman is self empowered she will change the life standard of her own children and give better lives to them and also she will be able to help uneducated Maithili people by giving ideas and knowledge to the neighboring women.
JHC does this by:
1. Preserving and promoting Nepal's rich artistic Mithila Art.
2. Conducting awareness programs for women
3. Motivating traditional Maithili women artists by providing professional training workshops 
4. Provide financial and empowerment support to women living in remote villages
5. Giving educations regarding women health
6. Events to promote art, culture and tourism in Mithila region
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