India’s famous Surajkund Mela is back for 2019, and here is all that you need to know. This mega affair will start on February 01 and will continue till February 17, and preparations are on in full swing.
Also famous as the International Surajkund Crafts Mela, this fair sees enthusiasts from all over the world and from across the country.
Surajkund also brings together artisans from all over the world and not just India to the fair, especially from SAARC nations. It is expected to host 1000+ artisans this time.
Situated 8 kms away from Delhi in Faridabad, Surajkund or Sun Pool was built by Raja SurajPal in 10th century AD. The place became famous ever since the colourful Surajkund Crafts Mela was started by the Haryana Tourism in 1987.
Every year, the focus is on one state and the theme of the Surajkund Mela is designed as per that state. For the 33rd Surajkund Mela this year, the focus state is Maharashtra and the partner nation for the 2019 Surajkund Mela is Thailand.
Surajkund Mela 2019: Essential Information
Location: Surajkund, Faridabad
2019 Surajkund theme: Maharashtra
Visit timings: 10 AM - 7 PM
Tickets: INR 120 (Weekdays), INR 180 (Weekends)
*There is a 50% discount for differently-abled, senior citizens, serving soldiers, war widows and their dependents. Students can also avail of the same on weekdays, provided they carry valid ID cards.
Time to visit the annual Surajkundmela from 1st to 17th February 2019 which brings together beautiful craft organizations of India including Craftmark member, MubarakpurWeaves who will showcase their unique handloom brocade weaves.