Surajkund International Crafts Fair goes on to adorn the scenic beauty of Surajkund within 8km New Delhi during the spring season in India.Here is Some Fact about Surajkund Crafts Mela.
Location:Surajkund,Faridabad ,Haryana 8Km far from New Delhi ,India
Fair Date: 1st February to 15th February every year
Duration: 15 days
Timings: 10:30 AM to 8:30 PM
Significance: Handloom and Handicrafts fair
Organized by : Department of Haryana Tourism
Main Attraction: Traditional handicrafts and hand loom products
How to Reach by Air: The Nearest Airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport(35 Km) and from Palam Airport(25 km).
How to Reach by Rail: The Nearest Railway stations are Delhi Railway junction , Faridabad and Gurgaon station.
How to reach by Metro: Nearest Metro station is Sarita Vihar and Mohan Estate.
How to Reach by Road: There are many public and private vehicals available to reach there.
More Information about Surajkund Crafts Mela
Surajkund Crafts Fair is an annual fair located at Surajkund ,Faridabad about 8 KM from New Delhi in Haryana State of India.The Fair is Organized annually by the Haryana Tourism Department in Month of February.This delightful hand loom and handicrafts fair is planned every year to promote the traditional Indian Handicrafts in rural ambience at Surajkund in the vicinity of New Delhi. The fair was first time organized in 1981 and since then the fair continues to be a strong platform for Indian artists and craftsmen to display their skilled crafts and art work.
This Fair serves as a meeting ground for talented artists, painters, weavers, sculptors and craftsmen from all over India who display their ware in the typical setting of a rural Indian marketplace.The fair is unique in the sense that each year the decor is based on a state theme and highlights a particular craft. The look of the entrance, the grounds and the whole setting of furniture, colours, architecture everything will be based on a particular state. Of the total stalls numbering over 400, many will be dedicated to the particular theme craft.
Sandalwood and rosewood carving from South India, 'Chikri' woodcraft of Kashmir, fine cane craft and 'Kantha' traditions from West Bengal and North Eastern states, Phulkari embroidery of Punjab, the 'Banjara' and 'Bunni' embroidery of Gujarat, lace and crochet from Goa, 'Chikan' work of Lucknow are just a few of the amazing exhibits found here. The prices are relatively low when bought from the Fair.At the open air theatre, 'Natyashala' folk dances and musical evenings are held throughout the fortnight. A special stall serve traditional food of the theme state along with other stalls serving food from other popular cuisines like Punjab and South India.
SCO : 17-19, Sector 17-B, Chandigarh-160017
Tel : 0172- 2702955-56-57, 2720437 Fax : 0172-2703185, 2702783
Haryana Govt. Tourist Bureau, 36, Janpath
Chanderlok Building, New Delhi.
Tel : 011-23324910-11. Fax: 011-23713373
Nearest visiting places of Surajkund Crafts Mela
Shirdi Sai Baba Temple
Raja Nahar Singh Palace
Aravali Golf Course
Baba Farid's tomb
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