During the festival of Ganapati, villagers in Maharashtra don’t sleep at nights. It is believed that Ganapati is an Atithi, or guest, so the family should be with him at all times. So, they spend time singing, dancing, or playing games.
Watch the video to see the MarketPlace: Handwork of India play during the festival of Ganapati! The fair trade artisans in the video are from Arpan & Pushanjali Cooperatives. While the artisans work hard to earn a living, they also have built a fun community together! Support their work by shopping www.marketplaceindia.com.