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Surajkund Crafts Fair

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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 India.

Surajkund is a small village, just 8 kms from New Delhi in Haryana. 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 Fair.

Aravali Hills
Aravali Hills
If you are looking for a Hilly beauty in the land of semi - arid Haryana, then you should walk towards Aravali Hills. The Aravalli Hills, with a stretch of 560 kms from north west to the south west of Rajsthan reaches the lands of Haryana, making it a nice, little known yet beautiful Hill Station.

Surajkund Dancer
Surajkund Dancer
If there is a beauty then here it is. This Dancer of the Surajkund Mela presents Haryana as a whole. Not gifted by God, this dancer practices for the entire year to reach this place called the Surajkund Mela. The beauty purely lies in her dance!

Surajkund FairSurajkund Crafts Fair:
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.
Our Suggestions
  • 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 offered here.
  • 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.
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