Karnataka proudly showcased the Channapatna Lacware Handicraft to the whole nation and to the entire world watching Republic Day Parade on 26th January 2015, at New Delhi. Toys of FTF-I member Maya Organic Dupport Services, based in Bangalore shared the space along with other Channapatna toys. Maya Organic Toys – HeeHaw, Bovow and Bibbo are also selected by the Karnataka State Government and included in the set of Channapatna toys being gifted to Barack Obama.
The state tableau decorated with the colourful Channapatna toys that highlighted the significance of the lacware craft in the cultural heritage of Karnataka. This has been an honour to all the lacware artisans and the people of Channapatna who are involved in this handicraft.