35th Surajkund International crafts Mela

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Date and Time: 19 March - 4 April 2022, 12:30pm to 9:30pm

Entry: by ticket priced at ₹120 onwards, Available at:
Online: Insider

Venue: Surajkund, Faridabad, Haryana
Event Description: MELA: 35th Surajkund International crafts Mela

A splash of colours, rhythm of drum beats and joy de-Vivre merge at Surajkund in Faridabad, Haryana during the first fortnight of each February. The curtains go up on the acclaimed annual Surajkund International Crafts Mela from 1st February onwards, a celebration of Indian folk traditions and cultural heritage.

Occupying a place of pride on the international tourist calendar, more than a million visitors throng the Mela during the fortnight including thousands of foreign tourists. The Surajkund Mela is unique as it showcases the richness and diversity of the handicrafts, handlooms and cultural fabric of India, & is the largest crafts fair in the world.

A large number of renowned national and international folk artistes and cultural groups present day performances at both the Chaupals, the open-air theatres, located in the Mela premises. Also, enthralling cultural evening programmes are held at the main Chaupal during each of the Mela evenings. The Mela is indeed a custodian of the heritage crafts involving the use of traditional skills that are fading away due to cheap machine made imitations, and a special section is earmarked for showcasing of these heritage crafts.

The multi-cuisine Food Court provides ethnic cuisines from all over the world, which are immensely popular with visitors. There are designated places for amusement, adventure sports and joy rides to make it a must-visit event for the young.

Theme State: 
Jammu & Kashmir is the ‘Theme State’ of the 35th Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2022, which is showcasing its unique culture and rich heritage through various art forms and handicrafts from the state. Hundreds of artistes from Jammu & Kashmir will be performing different folk arts and dances. From traditional dances art forms to excuisite crafts, there is a bouquet of heritage and culture from Jammu & Kashmir to enthrall the audience. 

Partner Nation: Uzbekistan is the Partner Nation for the Year 2022.

Organized by: Haryana Tourism
Website: haryanatourism.gov.in

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