The Manitex Cycle Rally, an annual event held on the 5th of November, serves as a dynamic and eco-friendly precursor to the much-anticipated MANITEX, Manipur International Textile Expo. This spirited rally is a unique endeavor to promote the expo and its noble cause. It draws a diverse ensemble of participants, including weavers, government officials, the film fraternity, and numerous well-wishers, who unite in their enthusiasm to support the textile industry of Manipur. Cycling through the picturesque landscapes of Manipur, the rally not only raises awareness but also symbolizes the sustainable spirit of the textile industry. With each revolution of the pedal, the event underlines the region’s commitment to preserving its rich textile heritage, and it leaves an indelible mark on the journey leading up to MANITEX, as it unites communities in their shared passion for weaving, culture, and tradition.
The hut stalls at MANITEX represent the heart and soul of Manipur’s handloom and handicraft industry. With an impressive total of 300 such stalls, these huts serve as vibrant marketplaces where visitors can explore and … Read more