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When is Surajkund Craft Mela?

When is Surajkund Craft Mela?

The Surajkund Crafts Mela is held every year from 1st February to 16th February in Surajkund, Faridabad, Haryana. First time it was held in year 1981. Surajkund Crafts Mela is for displaying folk arts and crafts from all over the nation. Suraj Kund Handicrafts Fair is a unique opportunity for the talented artists, weavers, painters, sculptors and craftsmen from different regions …

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Which was theme state for Surajkund Craft Mela?

Which was theme state for Surajkund Craft Mela?

The Mela has been organized since 1981 with a view to promote regional cultural proceedings on a national level. Every year, a new state within the country is selected as its theme. In 2019 year, Maharashtra was chosen as the theme state and this year Himachal Pradesh has been chosen as theme state. In 2020 – Uzbekistan has been chosen …

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How to reach Surajkund Mela?

How to reach Surajkund Mela?

Surajkund Crafts Mela is the place where you can glance into the rural ambiance of India. Surajkund lies in the Faridabad district just 8 Km away from the South Delhi. The Mela is hosted by the Surajkund Mela authority every year from 1st to 16th February. Colorful Festivity is open to visitors from 10.30 AM every morning to 8.30 PM …

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Which day is the Maghi Day?

Maghi Day

The day following Lohri is called ‘Maghi’, signifying the beginning of the month of Magh. According to Hindu beliefs, this is an auspicious day to take a holy dip in the river and give away charity. Sweet dishes (usually kheer) are prepared with sugar cane juice to mark the day. Lohri is more than just a festival, especially for the …

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When was the first New Year celebrated?

When was the first New Year celebrated?

The celebration of the new year is actually the oldest of all holidays, but it hasn’t always been observed on January 1. Babylonians first celebrated the beginning of the new year about 4000 years ago around 2000 BC. Unlike our holiday today, the Babylonians marked the beginning of the year on what is now March 23 since that is when …

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What are some New Year’s traditions?

What are some New Year’s traditions?

Every culture has its own way to celebrate New Year’s Day. In the U.S., many people throw parties, and crowds gather in New York’s Times Square and at Chicago’s State Street on New Year‘s Eve. In the American South, people eat black-eyed peas for good luck in the new year. In Spain and some of South America, people get good …

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When is Teej? Hariyali, Kajari and Hartalika Teej

When is Teej?

There are three different variations of Teej, namely – Hariyali, Kajari and Hartalika Teej. All the three Teej falls in different times and are celebrated with fervor and enthusiasm by womenfolk in India. Date of Teej Festival is decided according to the arrival of monsoon and hence it changes every year. There are special rituals and customs associated with every …

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What is Religious Significance of Teej?

What is Religious Significance of Teej?

Rooted deep in Indian religious and cultural ethos – Teej plays a significant role in defining the true nature of relationship between a married couple. Besides, the festival provides much needed break to womenfolk from their daily household drudgery. Find out how Teej is significant in these and more ways to the women in India. Religious significance of Teej festival …

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Who is Teej Mata? Social Science QA For Kids

Teej Mata

Teej honors Goddess Parvati – symbol of utter devotion and love. Hence Teej is also called Teej Mata Festival in India. Both married and unmarried Hindu women observe the three-day-long festival seeking blissful married life and happiness for their husband. Teej festivities and its celebrations are dedicated to Goddess Parvati this is why it’s purely a festival of womenfolk. The …

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