Surajkund Crafts Fair

surajkund crafts fair

Date

Dates

Start Date: 01-02-2020 End Date:    17-02-2020
Location

Location

Surajkund, Faridabad

Witness some amazing arts, crafts and cultural activities at the immersive Surajkund Crafts Fair

Witness some amazing arts, crafts and cultural activities at the immersive Surajkund Crafts Fair

This magnificent celebration has around 400 stalls which not only sell the crafts but also perform the workshops to help the public gather information about how these crafts are made. The tourists get a chance to familiarize themselves with the artistic works, folk shows, famous cuisines and traditional activities. The best part of the fair is that each year the architecture is designed and created according to the theme state which is very inspiring, and it also helps the tourists to learn about the different aspects of each state. It is a way to make India’s culture more prominent in the minds of visitors from within and outside India.

To make the fair a surreal experience for the visitors, the organizers along with the partner nations try to blend various glorifying elements of Indian culture. There is nothing left out from traditional cuisines, folk dances, musical events, street drama, amusement rides for children to colourful display of paintings and local art. When all the artistic talents come together at once place, it is a legit delight for the tourists.

The Theme of Surajkund Fair
The Theme of Surajkund Fair

Picking up a theme state every year is one of the main tasks that organizers have to do. The aim behind this is to explore the artistic talent of each state and offer the skilled workers and craftsman a chance to display their indigenous tasks whether they are the beautiful paintings, wooden carvings, handmade products or textile items. Visitors are able to witness the attractive exhibition of untapped talent and their versatility. This state theme also gives the holistic view of the state and an opportunity to look at the various cultural aspects upon which that state is built upon. Not only aesthetic craft, but captivating folk performances, impressive ethnic works, splash of colours are among the other things that are based on the theme state. Along with the graceful showcases by the theme state, other states of India also put up their stalls and display their stupendous endeavours.

Top Attractions
Top Attractions

Rich display of national and international art and crafts, mind blowing performances by cultural groups, multi cuisine food court, well executed handcrafts, exquisite handlooms, enthralling entertainment, amusement zone, adventure sports, joyrides, wonderful range of handmade products are the top most attractions that leave the tourists spellbound.

Things to do at Surajkund Mela
Things to do at Surajkund Mela

  • Shopping- Who would not feel happy when you will get wide variety of creative products at a reasonable price. It is a perfect spot for budget friendly shopaholics. The stalls set up by different craftsman and artisans sell their products at fairly low prices. Visitors can buy handicrafts, paintings, sculptures, textiles, wall hangings, carpets, pottery items, items made from wood, ivory, cane, embroidery works, organic and ayurvedic goods and many more things. It allows the tourists to buy a lot without pinching their pockets
  • Cultural Events- The main highlight of the fair is its cultural performance which represent the beauty of Indian heritage and Indian states. Folk dances, musical shows are some events of which the tourists can easily catch glimpse of. There is also an amphitheatre named Natyashala specially designed for such performances. There are also street dramas, stunt shows and various other stage activities that catch the attention of the visitors while they are looking around the fair. These performances are a true indicator of cultural distinctiveness.
  • Cuisines- Multi cuisine food court and scrumptious traditional dishes are something that one cannot miss. It gives a chance to taste the best delicacies of Indian states and indulge in different flavours everything from sweet to spicy. There are numerous food stalls offering the specialities of Indian states be it Sarso Da Saag of Punjab or Sambhar Vada of South India. These foods give the travellers immense pleasure and an insight into the various cuisines that India has. What a food paradise it is!
  • Amusement Area- This fair has also something interesting for the kids to entertain them. It has an amusement zone inside which kids can enjoy rides and swings. It allows the kids and young children to have a gala time while their parents enjoy the fair. This amusement zone has options like Ferris Wheel, Bungee Jumping, video games and many other fun activities to do.

Surajkund Fair gives a brilliant view of the historical background and the cultural richness of India. Every state showcases its creativity and diversity in various forms which provides the visitors with a forever cherishing experience.

What to expect?
What to expect?

  • Special competitions are organized for school and college students during the fair
  • To uplift the tourist’s mood, there are cultural artists from within and outside the nation who perform all day
  • A food Court Haveli is set up in the fair in an artistic manner and that offers the visitors with finger licking food. Some food vending points are also there that sell packed food items.
  • Listen to eminent singers, poets and musicians portraying their talent every day.
  • An amusement zone is designed which has plethora of adventure activities to provide a source of entertainment along with the fair.
  • Enjoy the scenic beauty of monument Sunpool which is open to the visitors during the fair.

Surajkund Craft Fair has been growing every year and coming up with more vibrant and consumer friendly ideas to make the festival a tremendous experience for everyone who comes to cherish it. It has become a platform for the craftsman and artists and a festival ground for all the visitors and tourists. This fair plays a significant role in boosting the Indian craft and art as well as all the talented craftsman. They get an opportunity to demonstrate their traditional work and the visitors get a chance to behold the skilful work. Along with that the public also shops such fanciable items and helps in keeping the deep roots of our culture alive.

Visiting this crafts fair is a worth because this is a place where you will get to see something different from the machine-made products that we generally use in our daily lives. It is the one festival that holds the place of dignity and pride in the International Tourism Calendar.

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