"Suraj Kund Crafts Mela 1 to 15 February" India Local Custom Tip by RAJASTHANBYCAR

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Surajkund is just 15 Km from south Delhi in Haryana state. The fair, celebrated in February from 1st-15th, is set against the background of Suraj Kund Mela village, which exhibits its own simple charm, enticing the tourists and visitors alike. The fair was initially launched by Haryana Tourism to act as a platform where cultural events could take place on a national level. But now it has gained international recognition and people flock to witness this mega event from all across the world.
At this Crafts Mela, you can find the finest handlooms and handicrafts of the country. Beneath thatched roof platforms, master craftsmen carefully display the finest of handlooms and handicrafts from all over the country. The event is so colorful and rich in experience, that it has witnessed many tourists returning to be a part of the mela over and over again. The highlight of this mela is that the best craft products from all across the states of India are displayed at a single place where you can not only just feel them but also purchase them.
Besides shopping to your heart's content, you can also witness beautiful, colourful folk dances and also savour delicacies of various states of India. Be it Kerala's Dosa or Gujarati Dhokla or Punjabi Rajma-Chawal or Sikkim's Momos, you get it all here.
So Surajkund Crafts Mela is one colourful festival where you can witness the various shades of India as well as possess small portions of the country through the wares displayed. This is one Indian festival that should not be missed.

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  • Updated May 3, 2008
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