January 2: Nepal Gem and Jewelry Association (NEGJA) is all set to organise the third edition of Nepal Gems and Jewelry Expo 2020 from next Thursday, January 10. The three-day expo in Kathmandu will be showcasing antique and modern jewelries.
Different traditional jewelries will be showcased amid a fashion show on the first day of the expo. Celebrities from different countries including India will be participating in the event, said the organiser.
Organising a press meet, NEGJA said that its preparation for the expo has reached the final stage. According to the organiser, around 40 jewelers of the country will be participating in the expo. More than 10,000 visitors are expected in the expo.
Along with the exhibitions of jewelries, the event will also be organizing a workshop to transfer the art of crafting traditional jewelries and the skill of making modern jewelries. The organiser believes this expo will help to handover such traditional skills to the new generation.
The association’s President Jyotsna Shreshta said that jewelries made in Nepal will be showcased in the expo. The expo also aims to contribute in export of Nepali jewelries in the international market.
NEGJA said that it will be collaborating with the government, different diplomatic missions and private institutes during the event. It had organised the earlier editions of the expo in 2011 and 2014.