Rich showcase of regional and international crafts and traditions.
a touch of colors, rhythm of drum beats and pleasure de-vivre merge at Surajkund in Faridabad, Haryana in the course of the primary fortnight of each February. The curtains go up at the acclaimed annual Surajkund worldwide Crafts Mela from 1st February onwards, a party of Indian folk traditions and cultural background.
Occupying an area of pride at the international traveler calendar, extra than 1,000,000 traffic throng the Mela in the course of the fortnight along with heaps of overseas travelers. The Surajkund Mela is particular because it showcases the richness and diversity of the handicrafts, handlooms and cultural fabric of India and is the largest crafts truthful in the global.
The Mela is organized with the aid of the Surajkund Mela Authority and Haryana Tourism in collaboration with Union Ministries of Tourism, Textiles, tradition and external Affairs. For the thirty first Surajkund global Crafts Mela - 2017, the state of Jharkhand has been selected to be the subject matter state and Egypt as companion nation. at least 20 countries and all of the states of India might be collaborating inside the Mela.
A large number of renowned country wide and worldwide people artistes and cultural companies cutting-edge performances at both the Chaupals, the open-air theatres, positioned within the Mela premises. also mesmerizing cultural evening programs are held at the primary Chaupal during each of the Mela nighttime. The Mela is indeed a custodian of the history crafts related to use of traditional abilties that are fading away due to reasonably-priced device made imitations, and a unique segment is earmarked for showcasing of those history crafts.
The multi-delicacies meals court docket presents ethnic cuisines from everywhere in the global, which are immensely famous with traffic. There are unique locations for leisure, adventure sports activities and pleasure rides to make it a must go to occasion for the younger.
The Mela celebrates the precise diversity of Indian traditions and way of life in an ambience created to represent ethos of rural India.
The admission cost of the Surajkund Mela usually stays within INR 50/- to INR 150/- every year. The ticket prices for the upcoming mela is as follows:
Weekdays: INR 80/- per person
Weekends: INR 120/- per person
The Surajkund Mela 2018 organising authority provides 50% rebate on the entry tickets of differently-abled people, senior citizens, serving soldiers, and war widows and their dependents.
Other than this, college and school students can enjoy a discount of 50% on their entry tickets on weekdays provided they produce valid ID cards at the time of purchasing the Surajkund Mela tickets.