Jammu and Kashmir Theme State at Surajkund International Crafts Mela

at 5:20 pm

Surajkund, Faridabad: Governor of Haryana  Bandaru Dattatraya and Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal inaugurated the 35th Surajkund Intentional Crafts  Mela at Surajkund in Faridabad today.

During the inaugural session,  Bandaru Dattatraya, Governor of Haryana pointed out the importance of art and crafts in the development of civilization and culture.

He also praised the Ministries of Central Government & State Government of Haryana for organising the Crafts Mela as this gives an opportunity to the artisan from India  as well as participating countries to present the rich legacy of arts & crafts of their respective countries.

Jammu & Kashmir is the ‘Theme State’ of the 35th Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2022, which is showcasing its unique culture and rich heritage through various art forms and handicrafts from the state.

Hundreds of artists from Jammu & Kashmir will be performing different folk arts and dances. From traditional dances, art forms to exquisite crafts, there is a bouquet of heritage and culture from Jammu & Kashmir to enthrall the audience.

Replicas of Vaishno Devi temple, Amar nath temple , Apna Ghar representing architecture from Kashmir, live demonstration of House Boat and Commemorative gate ‘Mubarak Mandi – Jammu’ promises to be the main attractions of this year’s Mela.