India International Trade Fair IITF 2017 is here again. Visit India’s biggest B2B and B2C event at Pragati Maidan from 14-27 Nov. #IITF2017 is going to be a platform for new innovations, handloom and weaving, art and handicrafts along with a host of options for food and entertainment. Read on for all you need to know about IITF 2017
Diwali is around the corner. The precursor to this festival is Diwali shopping. No wonder we see a host of fairs and exhibitions being organised routinely this time of the year. Two most popular fairs in Delhi NCR are Blind School Diwali Mela and Sundernagar Diwali Mela. We have been getting a host of queries as to which fair to attend. To make it a little easier for you, below is a comparison.
The dates for upcoming Blind School Diwali Mela 2017 are here. It’s a week long Diwali Fair and entry is free for all. Blind School Diwali Fair is one of the best options for festival shopping in Delhi. Known for stalls by various NGOs, the fair offers Diwali Gift options such as Chocolate and cookies, Diwali Decor items, hand made lamps, clothes, home accessories, artware etc.
The Government of West Bengal has been organising an annual Mango Mela in Delhi that brings a host of varieties of mangoes from Bengal for us. In addition, handloom and crafts from Bengal and a mini food court selling Bengali sweets and other items rounds off the experience. Read on for details.
Sharbat and Itra Mela is being held at Dilli Haat INA Market. It is on only this weekend – 19th – 21st May, 2017. Given the parching weather, we headed to this event to quench our thirst for a cool summer.
Ajeevika Mela was an event displaying goods produced by rural women. It was held in Hall 18 at Pragati Maidan. For the benefit of the visitors, the venue was fully air conditioned and entry tickets were waived.
The second “Hunar Haat” is being held from 11th to 26th February, 2017 at State Emporia Complex, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Connaught Place. It is a confluence of traditional handicrafts and food from various parts of India. It is on till this weekend and is absolutely worth a visit.
India Art Fair in its 2017 edition displayed works of masters as well as new artists. From paintings to installations to digital media to photographs, India Art Fair is a huge collection of everything art under one big roof. We visited this art fair as a ritual this year and here’s a glimpse of what we saw…