Fairs 2018 something you never miss! every time come with some different themes and ideas. India is a variant country with diverse cultures which bind everyone together with different festivals and fairs. These fairs are the perfect getaways from our nonchalant daily lives. Let us have look at some of them.
New Delhi World Book Fair ( 6th to 14th January 2018)
Pragati Maidan at New Delhi is the spot where this book fair always held. We can find varieties of books authored by Indian as well as foreign authors. Each year, there is a humongous crowd of visitors hailing from different states and countries.
International Book Fair, Kolkata (31st January 2018 – 11th February 2018)
The event was held at Central Park Mela Ground, Salt Lake. The chief guest of the inaugural ceremony was Smt. Mamta Banerjee, chief minister of West Bengal. France was the theme country.
Suraj Kund Mela (2nd to 18th February 2018)
Surajkund Mela is not just the best platform for the skilled craftsmen and artisans of India and other SAARC nations to show their talent, but also a wonderful opportunity for the public to learn about their vibrant culture and get to respect the age-old craft that is better than any machine produce. To take a look go Suraj Kund, Faridabad.
Goa Carnival (10th to 13th February 2018)
The festival is an integral part of the Portuguese heritage of the state that was a dominion of Portugal till 1961. With the interesting sequence of parades, music, dance, and foods, it attracts visitors from India and abroad too.
Pushkar Camel Fair ( November 2018)
This fair is held at Pushkar town, 11 km from Ajmer in Rajasthan for twelve days annually during October- November. The fair is famous for camel races, the sale of brassware, bangles, and clothes while the people in traditional attire make the event colorful. The fair is for around twelve days.
Ganga Mahotsav( October)
The festival is celebrated in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. On the last day ie 15th day from Diwali, the ghats are lit in diyas making the scene heavenly. The festival allures a number of international tourists too. Several stalwarts like Ustad Bismillah Khan, Amjad Ali Khan and Birju Maharaj have added a zest to the event in the past.
Rajgir Dance Festival (24th -26th October 2018)
This 4-day event is celebrated at Rajgir, Bihar. Be it classical, ballet, opera or folk songs, the artists leave no stone unturned with their mesmerizing performances. Eminent artists like Hema Malini and Sonal Maan Singh have performed here earlier.