Surajkund Fair is held every year from 1 st February to 15th February in
Surajkund of Haryana. The Surajkund was opened with the idea to promote the
Culture and Tradition of Haryana. Today, it has reached to the people in its
own way. Thousands of people come here every year to see the Surajkund Mela.
Surajkund - the Sun Pool every, each year holds the largest Crafts Mela of
Surajkund is a small village, just 8 kms from New
It can be easily reached by road. Uptill New Delhi there are various trains
and flights. Artists selected from all over the Country gather to during the
first fortnight of February for the annual fair called the Surajkund Mela.
About Surajkund Crafts Fair
Surajkund Mela is about the rural arts and crafts. To help out the dying
art and craft of the Rural India, an annual fair is held in Surajkund.
People from all over the country come here with their Arts and Crafts to see
this fabulous fair. The months of the Fair are kept when the weather of
India is the most pleasant. With all the colors under one roof, the
Surajkund Mela becomes of the most attractive fairs of India. Being here is
a altogether experience.
The first time Surajkund Mela was kept by the Haryana Govt. was in the year
1981. It was the first time that the various artistants from all over
Haryana came to show their art. Gradually the Surajkund Mela became famous
throughout the country and so more artists were added from various parts of
the country. Today artists from all over the country participate in this
Surajkund Mela is known for the natural arts and crafts which are shown
here. Every year a different theme is kept presenting a particular part
of India. The idea is to draw attraction for a particular rural art. The
crafts men who have especially travelled from far lands of the Country
exhibit their art and display their works.
Surajkund Fair is the fair which represents things made from hands - be
it paintings, pottery, jewellery, clothes, wall hangings, showpieces,
cushion covers, kitchenwares, furniture and so on. It takes months for
the artists to make this art form. Once made these are brought to the
Surajkund Mela to be put on Fair.
There is not only the exhibition but also the various arts forms are
also shown. Mehandi making, musicians, dancers, painters, weavers,
sculpturers, craftsmen all of them make a part of the fair. Surajkund
Mela is also a place for buying the souvenirs of India. All are at an
exhibit here. Since they are a part fair, they are also priced low than
the normal market price. In all Surajkund Crafts Fair is a good place to
spend the entire day being in the midst of the Indian Culture.
- Surajkund Mela is held in the months of January and February for
15days in Surajkund of Haryana.
- As the Surajkund Fair is held by the Govt. of Haryana there is no
ticket fees. Its open for everyone.
- Surajkund Fair is also the best place to buy the Haryana Souvenirs
at the nominal price. See the Ethnic Indian Jewelry and the Painted
Cushions and bedsheets which are so famous here.
- Do not bring along important documents and other valuables as
there is a lot of hustle and bustle in the fair. Its better to keep
them in the Hotel Locker. Keep India Currency with you as foreign
Currency will not be accepted here.
- Try out the various Indian Delicacies which are presented here in
the fair. Different dishes from different parts of the Country are
- There are best Hotels and Restaurants where you can stay in
Surajkund during the Fair. If you do not want to stay in Haryana then
you can also stay in Delhi as Surajkund is just 8 - 10 kms away. For
further information, contact us.
- For the exact dates of the fair, contact us.
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