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[ Founder: Late Mr. L.K.Bakhshi ]Vol.16-Issue-02Registration No.RNI-69312/98
Surajkund International Crafts Mela
The 28th Surajkund International Crafts Mela began amidst a lot of festivity on 1st February 2014. The mela is organized by Surajkund Mela Authority and Haryana Tourism in collaboration with the Union Ministries of Tourism, Textiles, Culture, External Affairs and Government of Haryana. The mela is held every year from 1st to 15th Feb at Surajkund Tourist Complex of Haryana just 22 km from Delhi. The Mela is aimed at highlighting the outstanding handicrafts and handlooms from the various states of the country in a traditional rural ambience.
The Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Dr. Shashi Tharoor presenting Lifetime Achievement Award to Ms. Colleen & Mr. Hugh Gantzer at the National Tourism Awards function held in New Delhi on February 18, 2014. The Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Shri Parvez Dewan is also seen in the picture. A total number of 86 awards were given in various categories.
Shri Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Chief Minister, Haryana formally inaugurated the 28th Surajkund International Crafts Mela at Surajkund, Faridabad on 1st Fab,2014 in the august presence of Goa’s Deputy Chief Minister Shri Francis D’Souza, Minister of Tourism Shri Dilip Parulekar; High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India, Shri Prasad Kariyawasam; Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan ...........................Read more
Shri Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Chief Minister, Haryana presenting souvenir to the deputy chief minister of Goa Minister Shri Francis D’Souza, This year, both Goa as the Theme State, and Sri Lanka, the Partner Nation, displaying the best of their handlooms, handicrafts, cultural performances and cuisines. After 12 years, Goa has been selected as the Theme State for the Mela.
The 7th Delhi International Arts Festival opened at the historic Purana Qila on the 8th of February, 2014 .This iconic festival of arts will showcase all art forms from Music, Dance, Theatre, Visual Arts, Films, International performances and traditional arts and crafts from several Countries. The Union Ministry of Culture is the main collaborator.............Read more