Surajkund Crafts Mela 2018, Anand Foundation

32nd Surajkund Crafts Mela 2018

February 2, 2018 @ 11:00 am – February 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm Asia/Kolkata Timezone
32nd Surajkund Crafts Mela 2018 @ Surajkund | Faridabad | Haryana | India

32nd Surajkund International Craft Mela 2018

A splash of colours, rhythm of drum beats and joy de-vivre merge at Surajkund in Faridabad, Haryana during the first fortnight of each February. The curtains go up on the acclaimed annual Surajkund International Crafts Mela from 2nd February onwards, a celebration of Indian folk traditions and cultural heritage.

Occupying a place of pride on the international tourist calendar, more than a million visitors throng the Mela during the fortnight including thousands of foreign tourists. The Surajkund Mela is unique as it showcases the richness and diversity of the handicrafts, handlooms and cultural fabric of India, & is the largest crafts fair in the world.

Theme State : Uttar Pradesh.

The Mela provides a rare opportunity to the Theme State to showcase its handicrafts, handlooms, performing arts, cuisine and its tourist potential to a vast cross-section of people in an impressive manner.

Partner Nation : Kyrgzstan, officially the Kyrgyz Republic, is an amazing mountainous country in the heart of Central Asia. The main wealth of this enchanting nation is its pristine pure nature-alpine meadows, snow capped peaks, mountain lakes, 6500 glaciers which priginate from more than 28 thousand fast flowing rivers and headwaters. This beautiful nation has one of Central Asia’s largest forest reserves which is home to rare wild life such as the Snow Leopard and Argali. Located at an altitude of 1606 metres above sea level Issyk-Kul, the mountainous frost lake is a marvel of nature.