Surajkund Mela 2024 – The Surajkund International Crafts Mela, commonly known as the Surajkund Mela, is an annual crafts and cultural festival that happens in India. The Surajkund Mela particularly takes place in the Surajkund village (Faridabad) of Haryana state. This place is just at 8 Kilometers distance from South Delhi. This vibrant and culturally rich festival takes place during the month of February.
Reflecting the ethos of rural India, Surajkund Mela has an history of 35+ years. Initially the Surajkund Mela was organized in the year 1987. It has now evolved as one of largest handicraft Mela of South Asia. Present year’s Mela will be the 37th Surajkund Mela, a global platform for cultural groups, craft and folk artists to showcase their skills. This event takes place in a rural-inspired setting, creating a unique ambience. It proudly showcases the India’s rich cultural heritage and traditional crafts.
Surajkund Mela 2024 Overview
Suraj Kund Mela or Suraj Kund International crafts Mela happens in the month of February every year. Surajkund Mela 2024 has already started from 2nd February, and remains till 20th February, which is organized by the Tourism Department of Haryana. Other details like Surajkund Mela 2024 entry tickets, timings details are as below.
|Surajkund Mela 2024
|Surajkund Grounds, Faridabad – Haryana, India
|Surajkund Mela 2024 Dates
|2nd February to 20th February
|10 AM to 7 PM Everyday
|120 Rs on Weekdays, 180 Rs on Weekends
Surajkund Mela 2024 Theme State
The primary focus of the Surajkund Mela is on promoting traditional Indian crafts, arts, and cultural heritage. Artisans and craftspeople from various states and even some foreign countries participate in the fair, showcasing their unique skills and products.
Every year a particular state will be chosen by the authorities to be the theme of the Surajkund Mela. The chosen state gets an opportunity to showcase the cultural highlights and crafts specialties of their state to the world. Theme State of the 37th Surajkund Mela is Gujarat, shows the vibrant cultural essence of Gujarat. Similarly, 35th Surajkund Mela theme state was Jammu & Kashmir, and 36th was 8 North Eastern States.
Key Features Of Surajkund Mela
Crafts and Handicrafts: The Mela is a paradise for art and craft enthusiasts. Visitors can explore and purchase a wide variety of handmade products, including textiles, pottery, paintings, jewelry, and traditional handloom items.
Cultural Performances: The fair features a vibrant cultural program with live performances, folk dances, music, and theater. Artists from different parts of India present their traditional art forms, adding color and energy to the atmosphere.
Demonstrations and Workshops: Artisans often conduct live demonstrations and workshops, providing visitors with the opportunity to witness the creation process of various crafts and even try their hand at certain art forms.
Culinary Delights: The Surajkund Mela is a treat for food lovers. It offers a diverse range of regional and international cuisines, allowing visitors to savor a variety of flavors.
Surajkund Mela Program List
Those who wants to attend the Surajkund Mela can book the online tickets at BookmyShow. And below is the complete program list of 37th Mela.