Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2017 -Theme, Tickets, Highlights & Details
About 31st Surajkund International Crafts Fair (Mela) 2017
About 31st Surajkund International Crafts Fair (Mela) 2017
31st Surajkund Crafts Fair (Mela) is one of the most famous fairs, organized every year in Surajkund, Haryana, Near Delhi, by Haryana Tourism Department to promote handicrafts items. Many talented artists come from India and across the World to showcase their handlooms, handicrafts, traditional handicraft items of their respective states.
Among various famous festivals of Haryana Surajkund Mela is the most artistic one which is organized at Faridabad every year. The term Surajkund means “Lake of the Sun” which is an artificial lake constructed in the backdrop of the Aravalli hills. Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2017 is showcasing (not conform) as its theme which is the major highlight this year amid millions of tourists. It is among the very popular festivals of Haryana and the main attraction for tourists around the world.
Not only this, but to entertain and amuse large audience at Surajkund Mela 2017 many shows, cultural events, dance shows, folk music shows, are also organized at the venue
Top attractions: Cultural festivals Haryana celebrates every year the combination of vibrant shades of tradition and crafts. People visit Haryana to admire the stunning blend of various cultures ethos in the fair. Some of the top attractions of Surajkund Mela includes wide variety of hand-looms, handicraft items, fabrics and much more.
According to the festival calendar Haryana the 31st Surajkund Mela 2017 will began on (Date not conform). The most distinguished feature of this Mela will be the participation of all the Indian states along with other countries of the world.
How it is celebrated: In the list of various upcoming fairs and festivals Haryana organizes this spectacular Surajkund Crafts Mela in February every year. It is the biggest crafts fair in the world organized by Surajkund Mela Authority and Haryana Tourism. The celebration marks the performances of folk artists from around the world at open-air theaters, various stalls of elite crafts, multi-cuisine Food courts and number of amazing spots of adventure and amusements for tourists.
What people do: India is a land of diversity where Indian festivals are the way to express ones happiness in the form of varied cultural beliefs. Though there is no dearth of festivals in the Haryana festival list but the most unique Surajkund Mela is the hub of all celebration. Millions of tourists form different corners of the world relish themselves at Surajkund Mela.
People take full pleasure of sightseeing, adventure sports, wildlife and other tours along with the most favorite of all the shopping. At festivals of Haryana in February the travelers enjoy most at Surajkund Mela.
Theme State : (not conform) is the theme state for “31st Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2017”.
Timings : 9.30am to 7.00pm every day from 1st-15th, Feb 2017.
How to reach at Surajkund Craft Fair?
Surajkund is just 8km away from South Delhi. It is easily accessible by bus from ISBT, Faridabad, Shivaji Stadium, Gurgaon Bus Depot. Also, tour facilities are available from Haryana Tourist Bureau at 36, Janpath, Delhi. You can hire tourist cabs/coaches to Surajkund Mela 2017 conveniently from New Delhi.
Are you coming from outside Delhi? Follow the under mentioned directions :
By Delhi Metro: Badarpur is the nearest metro station. Pick Delhi Metro from Central Secretariat till Badarpur via Sarita Vihar and Mohan Estate. Plus, Badarpur lies close to the interstate border amid Delhi and Faridabad.
By Road : Surajkund is well connected to Delhi, Gurgaon and Faridabad district through tourist cabs and personal conveyance.
By Air/Flight : The nearest Airport is Delhi. The complex is a 35 minute drive from the Indira Gandhi International Airport. 25 km from Palam Airport.
By Railways : Delhi is the nearest Railway junction. Faridabad and Gurgaon are both linked to Delhi via Railway lines.
Previous Surajkund Crafts Fair: 30th Surajkund Crafts Fair 2016 was from 1-Feb to 15th-Feb, 29th Surajkund Crafts Fair 2015 was from 1st to 15 February, 28th Surajkund International Crafts Mela in 2014 at Surajkund was from 1st to 15th February 2014 and the theme state was Goa.
Surajkund International Craft Mela is here for the year 2017. The largest craft fair in the world is all set to rock Haryana. The Surajkund Mela Authority and Haryana Tourism in collaboration with Union Ministries of Tourism, Textiles, Cultural and External Affairs are organising the 31st Surajkund International Craft Mela 2017 in Haryana. It is one of the kind annual craft mela that showcase the richness of handicrafts, handlooms and traditions of India. Every year Surajkund mela has been organised in Faridabad in the month of February. The curtains will be raised up for one of the most awaited fair of the world, Surajkund mela 2017 on the very 1st day of February 2017. More than a million visitors from all around the world are expected to experience the colours of the 31st ‘Surajkund International Craft Mela’ 2017.
Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2017
Date: 1st- 15th February 2017.
Time: 10:30 AM to 8:30 PM.
Venue: Surjakund Mela Ground, Faridabad, Haryana.
Ticket price: Rs. 100 to Rs. 150.
Highlights of Surajkund Mela 2017
This is the 31st edition of Surajkund Mela and the year 2017 has been dedicated to the theme of Jharkhand state. The state, whose land is rich in minerals and the art flows in the blood of its artists. From Dokra art to Madhubani panting, Chhau dance to its music all are derived from the state of Jharkhand only.
- Cultural programs
- Handlooms and Handicrafts of various states
- Exporters and Buyers meet
- Amusement and adventure activities
- Foods from all over India as well as abroad
- And much more
2017 Surajkund mela all in all is the platform for those area, who are rich in its culture and tradition but fails to showcase it on the world wide range. This year of Surajkund International Craft mela is all dedicated Jharkhand state, where one can deeply come to know about its handlooms, performing arts, cuisines and the tourist potential.
Surajkund Mela 2017 Tickets & Other Info
- 50% discount on entry tickets for senior citizens, ex- servicemen, differently abled person and soldiers.
- 50% rebate on the entry tickets on weekdays for college students and school students with valid id card.
- A VIP dining space has also been decorated in the mela ground.
- Parking area space has been increased.
- Golf Cart and e- rickshaws will also be available on the request in Surajkund mela.
- 2017 Surajkund mela has completely banned the plastic bags.
- E- toilets have also been made in the premises of the Surajkund mela.
- RO systems have been installed for the safe drinking water.
Surajkund Mela 2017 is something that should not be missed. The 2017 theme of Jharkand at this International Crafts Mela is a must visit. The mela offers a vast variety of entertainment along with the knowledge of the culture and tradition of different states of India.
Surajkund International Crafts Mela – 2017 is divided into 6 zone
- Zone – 1(101-256) 154 Huts
- Zone – 2(301-498) 199 Huts
- Zone – 3(501-672) 172 Huts
- Zone – 4(701-828) 128 huts
- Zone – 5(901-1071) 171 Huts
- Zone – 6(1101-1245) 145 Huts
Surajkund International Crafts Mela – Map