Mukherjee to inaugurate 27th Surajkund Crafts Mela tomorrow

Last Updated: Fri, Feb 01, 2013 12:00 hrs

President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the 27th Surajkund International Crafts Mela here tomorrow.

The mela would showcase the archaeological heritage of Karnataka, the traditional dance of Yakshagana with display of finest handicrafts and handlooms from across the country and abroad.

Surajkund mela was first started in 1987 and is celebrated every year during the spring season, from February 1 to 15, at Surajkund located in Haryana.

The fair is aimed to give an exposure to the traditional art of handloom and handicraft of the country.

Traditional craftsman (artists, painters, weavers and sculptors) from all parts of the country participate in this annual celebration.

This event has been a great success year after year and helps to promote the traditional art at an International level. (ANI)

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