Surajkund Mela: Countries, Indian states at their best

Countries, states from India at their best at Surajkund Mela-2013
1/13

Countries, states from India at their best at Surajkund Mela-2013

It's curtains up for the Surajkund International Crafts Mela-2013.

Visitors throng the fair, which will go on for two weeks, featuring best of culture and crafts from all Indian states, South Asian neighbours and other countries.

PTI
Karnataka: The theme state
2/13

Karnataka: The theme state

Artists from Karnataka peform their traditional dance, as flavours of Karnataka mesmerised people during the cultural fest this year.

PTI
J&K artists perform 'Dhumal' dance
3/13

J&K artists perform 'Dhumal' dance

Young female dancers from Jammu and Kashmir perform devotional 'Dumhal' dance during the fair.

PTI
Colourful Punjab
4/13

Colourful Punjab

Punjabi artists, dressed in colourful attires, perform their folk dance 'Bhangra' with zeal.

PTI
Haryana steals the show
5/13

Haryana steals the show

Dancers from Haryana, dressed in their traditional dresses, perform on a folk song during Art & Craft Mela.

PTI
Uttar Pradesh presents "Phoolo ki Holi"
6/13

Uttar Pradesh presents "Phoolo ki Holi"

Artists from Uttar Pardesh perform famous "Phoolo ki Holi" based on Lord Krishna and goddess Radha at Chaupal.

PTI
Gujarat's Mawasi Dance
7/13

Gujarat's Mawasi Dance

Artists from Gujarat perform their folk "Mawasi Dance" with great fervour and gaiety.

PTI
Namibia dancers enthrall visitors
8/13

Namibia dancers enthrall visitors

Artists from Namibia perform on Chopal during Surajkund Mela-2013 in Faridabad.

PTI
President Pranab Mukherjee at the event
9/13

President Pranab Mukherjee at the event

President Pranab Mukherjee looking at the handicrafts displayed at a stall after inaugurating the annual cultural event.

PTI
Unity in diversity
10/13

Unity in diversity

Artists dressed as different characters hailing from different regions perform during the ongoing cultural fair.

PTI
Cultural harmony
11/13

Cultural harmony

Group of folk artists from different states and countries strike a pose together.

PTI
Technology and tradition together hand-in-hand
12/13

Technology and tradition together hand-in-hand

Folk artists take pictures during a performance by participants hailing from other states.

PTI
Astrology attracts people
13/13

Astrology attracts people

An artist consults a palmist as he takes out time from his performance during the ongoing Surajkund Mela.

PTI

Other useful Links


Copyright © 2020 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All rights reserved. For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service

X
User