From the 19th March 2022, the annual Surajkund International Crafts Mela is being held in Surajkund, Haryana for celebrating Indian cultural heritage and folk traditions.
- This Mela attracts more than a million visitors including thousands of overseas visitors.
- This Mela is the largest crafts fair in the world, showcasing the rich diversity of India’s handlooms, handicrafts, and cultural fabric.
- This Mela is an international artisan fair that is one-of-a-kind and provides a platform for artists from across the globe to demonstrate their creativity and culture.
- Haryana’s Tourism Department hosts this Mela at Surajkund annually, and it attracts travellers of all ages.
This year’s Mela is being held from 19th March to 4th April 2022. The aim of this festival is to promote the vast culture and talent of the nation’s indigenous artisans.
Ethnic cuisines from across the globe are served at the multi-cuisine Food Courts in this Mela. There are specialized areas for adventure sports, amusement, and thrill rides, which makes this Mela a major tourist attraction.
The partner nation of this year’s Mela is Uzbekistan.
The theme state of the Surajkund Mela 2022
Jammu & Kashmir, is presenting its rich legacy and distinct culture via handicrafts and art forms and is the theme state of the Surajkund Mela 2022. Hundreds of artists from Jammu and Kashmiri will perform various indigenous performances to enchant the audience, ranging from exquisite crafts to traditional dances.
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