Surajkund Mela – An Opportunity for Cultural Aficionados to Capitalise On Their Trip to India


The much awaited Indian festival, Surajkund Mela 2015 is just around the corner. If you are planning to participate, then quickly look up for tickets with different flights serving the country.

suraj-kund1To be held from 1st – 15th February, 2015, this delightful handicraft and handloom fair is held annually at Surajkund, located on the outskirts of Delhi. Enjoying global popularity, Surajkund Mela is a great celebration of folk theatre and an undying spirit that reflects India’s rich culture. Enthusiastic shopkeepers haggling with bargain hunters, fun-filled activities, numerous cultural events and mouth-watering local cuisines are some of the images that best illustrate the true magnificence of this carnival.

Marvellous Spectacle

The Surajkund Mela showcases some of the nation’s most exceptional and exquisite talent spanning various genres. Just a handful of the treasures here include beautiful accessories, stylish furniture, fine handlooms and handicrafts, ayurvedic herbs and fragrances, local spices and condiments, and magnificent statues and paintings.

suraj-kund4No wonder, the festival offers a perfect glimpse into India’s rich heritage and culture. The fair is definitely much more than a celebration of crafts. For instance, at ‘Natyashala’, the fan shaped open-air-theatre, visitors can enjoy rich folk dances and spellbinding musical evenings held throughout the fortnight.

suraj-kund2The Pottery Stall is also a big hit among visitors as they can personally make their own earthen pots and take home the same as souvenirs. All you need to do here is relax, enjoy and experience the ‘Little Incredible India’.

Gastronomical Experience

Vacationers who happen to choose this time for booking tickets aboard flights arriving in India have another reason to visit the fare. Yes, the food is irresistible and nothing short of a culinary adventure. Celebrated food traditions arrive from all parts of India, which tantalise the taste buds and leave one spoilt for choice. Chinese and fast food also make it to the list. Make sure that you don’t miss the special stall where guests are introduced to the traditional cuisines and offerings of the theme state. Goa is the theme state for ‘29th Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2015’.