Surajkund Mela is an Annual Craft Fair held in the month of February, in Faridabad district, 8 kms away from south Delhi. In the year 1981 it was held for the first time, thanks to the efforts of Haryana Tourism.
As one enters the mela one one is greeted by a living Indian village. The uneven and unpaved path leads to innumerable thatched platforms that provide glimpses of the exquisite and skillful paintings textile wood stock , ivory work, pottery, terracotta, stone work, paper mache, lace work, cane and grass work.
Pic. – Wooden artifacts.
Pic. Blue pottery
You can also find Phad painting of Rajasthan, Kalamkari of Andhra Pradesh, Madhubani from Bihar. You can also find wide and delightful variety of brass wares, earthen wares and iron crafts.
This mela has amazing variety of products. You can find phulkari embroidery from Punjab, Lace and crochet work from Goa, Katha work from west Bengal, Chikan work from Lucknow, Banjara nad Bunni work of Gujrat.
Pic. another artist performing trapeze act.
Pic. Beside all these, there are special Natyashala folk dance and musical evening at open air theatre. People waiting for cultural events.
Pic. Charpai for all.
Pic. – The tie and dye and laheria designs on sari and scarfs flutter in gentle breeze attracting the attention of all.
Pic. Lord Shiva was also enjoying this fair.