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33rd Surajkund International Crafts Mela (Fair): 1-17 February 2019.


The 33rd edition of the Surajkund International Crafts Mela will be held from 1 to 17 February 2019 at Surajkund, Faridabad, Haryana. The Fair is jointly hosted by Ministries of Tourism, Textile (Development Commissioner, Handlooms & Handicrafts), External Affairs and Culture, Government of India along with Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) and Haryana Tourism.  It showcases the finest traditions of handicrafts, handlooms, culture and cuisine from all parts of the India as well as foreign nations.


Over the years, the Mela has come to occupy a place of pride and prominence on the tourist calendar of the region. The previous Mela attracted footfalls of more than 12 lacs.  In 2017 more than 26 countries with 362 participants participated in the fair.


The organizers of this year’s Surajkund International Crafts Mela organizers invite participation of vibrant cultural troupes (comprising 10-15 members) and 4-5 artisans/craftspersons from Peru and Bolivia to showcase their unique crafts. The Surajkund Mela authority will provide free boarding, lodging and airport transportation from the Delhi Airport to the venue of the Mela during their stay in the Mela.  However, this package does not include International Airfare and any Professional fee.
















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