The Pinjore Heritage Festival

Celebrated at: Pinjore Gardens

Celebrated on:  19th and 21st October

Main attractions: Cultural performances, Competitions, Craft Bazar, Food Court & Evening Programmes

The annual Pinjore Heritage Festival is organized to promote the rich cultural and historical tradition of the region. It celebrates the erstwhile heritage and history of the town of Pinjore.

The festival is beautifully hosted with flavours of the bygone Mughal Era with street bazaar and tented pavilions. Features like food court, day performances, competitions for school children and rich cultural evenings make this Heritage Festival a must visit event.

The Festival is organised and hosted by Haryana Tourism with the support of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. It was hosted for the first time in 2006 and since then has become an eagerly awaited annual feature in the cultural calendar of the region.

The grandeur of the royal Mughal Gardens – fortress walls, ramparts, bastions and palaces offer a perfect backdrop for the Pinjore Heritage Festival. This Festival encapsulates traditional flavours and is truly a tribute to these world-famous Mughal Gardens that form the venue for this event.

A number of competitions for school children are organised and also Crafts Bazaar and Food Court are set up to add to the charm of the Festival. The live Evening Performances by eminent singers/performers on all days of the festival are indeed a crowd puller.The annual Pinjore Heritage Festival is organized to promote the rich cultural and historical tradition of the region. It celebrates the erstwhile heritage and history of the town of Pinjore.

The festival is beautifully hosted with flavours of the bygone Mughal Era with street bazaar and tented pavilions. Features like food court, day performances, competitions for school children and rich cultural evenings make this Heritage Festival a must visit event.

The annual Pinjore Heritage Festival is held  at Pinjore Gardens  to promote the rich cultural and historic tradition of the region.  This Festival encapsulates traditional flavours and is truly a tribute to the world-famous Mughal Gardens that form the venue for this event

The Festival is organised and hosted by Haryana Tourism with the support of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. It was hosted for the first time in 2006 and since then has become an eagerly awaited annual feature in the cultural calendar of the region.

The Gardens are decked up with platforms, decorated gates and wonderful illuminations. A number of competitions are organised and also Crafts Bazaar and Food Court are set up to add to the charm of the Festival. The live Evening Performances by eminent singers on both days of the Festival are indeed a crowd puller.

Attractions

On 19th October, 2018- Rangoli Competition (10:00 a.m.), Folk Dance Competition (10:30 AM),

On 20th October, 2018- Mehndi Competition (10:00 am), Drawing Competition (10:30 am),

21st October, 2018 – Face painting Competition (10:00 AM), Fancy Dress Competition (10:30)

Cultural Programmes

-On 19th Oct, 2018at 6.00 Play – 1857 ki kahani, Haryana ki zubani directed by G.S. Chani

-On 20th Oct, 2018 at 6.00 PM- Nritya Sangam – a confluence of odissi, Manipuri, kuchipudi and kathak led by acclaimed dancer Reela Hota

-21st October at 6:00 pm

-Mushaira – an evening of urdu poetry – with eminent Urdu poets

How to Reach

By Air

The nearest airport is at Chandigarh.

By Rail

Chandigarh is well-connected by rail with many cities in Punjab, Haryana and also to Delhi.

By Road

The Pinjore Gardens are 20 kms. from Chandigarh and 5 kms. from Kalka, close to the road leading to Shimla. Taxis and buses ply regularly between Pinjore, Kalka, and Chandigarh.

 

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