Uzbekistan attends Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2019 fair
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- On 1-17 February 2019, the annual 33rd International Cultural Festival and Handicraft Fair “Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2019” is held in Faridabad, the Indian state of Haryana.
This event has been held since 1987. The Department of Tourism of the State of Haryana, in collaboration with the Ministries of Tourism, Culture and Foreign Affairs of India, is the largest festival in Asia.
Every year more than a million visitors come here to get acquainted with the rich variety of traditional handicraft products, culture, traditions and art of India and foreign countries.
Representatives from more than 30 countries of the world take part in it. During the fair, visitors will be able to purchase souvenirs, handicrafts, paintings, traditional clothes, etc.
With the support of the embassy of Uzbekistan in India, representatives of the Association “Hunarmand” take part in the festival. The Uzbek delegation organized a presentation of handicrafts in such areas as ceramics, embroidery and jewelry, as well as woodwork.
The presented works reveal the beauty and versatility of the Uzbek culture, traditions, history and spirituality of the Uzbek people.