Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Want to see the different colors of Indian handicraft art and culture? Then you must visit the vibrant and amazing Surajkund Mela. This mela is a perfect blend of the exquisite Indian hand-loom industry along with the traditional folk culture of this country. Every year more and more craft lovers are coming to this fair, to experience the rich Indian heritage.
The annual Surajkund Fair is organized in the small and beautiful village of Surajkund located in the Faridabad city. With the coming of the spring season, this silent village comes to life with several skilled craftsmen who come here to showcase their talent. Here one can see some of the most exclusive and appealing art creations of the Indian artisans. Even the travelers from all around the world come to this fair to buy these amazing art works.
This year Surajkund Mela has entered its 25th year with the promise of much more excitement and lots of shopping options for the visitors. For 2011, Uzbekistan has been announced as the partner country and Andhra Pradesh as the theme state of this fair. The craftsmen of the SAARC and other countries are the main high point of 2011 fair. While visiting the Surajkund Mela, do not forget to taste the delicious cuisines of these countries. In the evening the folk artists of India as well as of the other countries will surely make your evening a very memorable affair. Even the children will also have a time of their life, with the several amusing swings and elephant rides.
How to Reach:
Surajkund is located just 8 km from the South Delhi and can be easily accessed by the road.
Haryana tourist bureau run special buses from Delhi that will directly take you to the venue.
One can also hire the tourist cabs and tourist coaches from Delhi to reach there.
So come to the amazing Surajkund Mela have a blasting weekend here while enjoying shopping.