The 37th International Surajkund Fair has started from 02 February, which will continue till 18 February. This time the theme of the fair is on the state of Gujarat. Today we will tell you why Surajkund fair is so special.
The 37th International Surajkund Fair has started from 02 February in Faridabad, Haryana. This fair will continue till 18th February. Let us tell you that President Draupadi Murmu had inaugurated this fair. This time around 20 countries and all the states of India are participating in the fair. Apart from this, the theme of the fair is Gujarat state, that is, you will see the imprint of Gujarati culture in the fair and you will get to see special goods here. But do you know why Surajkund fair is so special. Today we will tell you the reason behind this.
The country’s largest craft fair
To see the entire country from a perspective, everyone must visit Surajkund Fair. Here you get to see the special craftsmanship and creativity of people from different countries. Apart from this, you also get the taste of Indian food from different regions there. Let us tell you that Surajkund Fair Authority and Haryana Tourism Fair are organized in collaboration with the Central Ministry of Tourism, Textiles, Culture and External Affairs. During the fair, the performances of national and international artists in the open air theater are worth watching. Apart from this, here you will also get a chance to interact with skilled and accomplished artists.
This fair is special for craftsmen
For information, let us tell you that Surajkund is a village in Faridabad district of Haryana state. Surajkund fair is organized here every year. This place is famous all over India because of Surajkund fair. This fair started in 1987 to showcase craftsmen and their amazing works. Whose main objective was to promote local art and provide employment opportunities. In this fair you get items related to craftsmanship.
How to reach Surajkund Mela
If you live in Delhi-NCR, the best facility to reach Surajkund Mela is Metro. For this you will have to take the Violet Line Metro train. Then from here you will have to get down at Badarpur Border or Tughlakabad Metro Station. This fair is only 4.5 km away from the metro station. If you want to come from far away by flight, then for that you can reach Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport. The distance from here to Faridabad is 24 km. Therefore, you can take a cab from the airport to the fair.