Celebrated at: Pinjore Gardens
Celebrated on: 28th and 29th December
Main attractions: Cultural performances, Competitions, Craft Bazar, Food Court & Evening Programmes
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.
On 28th Dec, 2015 - Rangoli Competition (10:00 a.m.), Folk Dance Competition (10:30 AM), Performance by differently-abled students (11:30 am), Kids Fashion Show (12:30 p.m.), Flash Mob (5:00 p.m.)
On 29th Dec, 2015 - Mehndi Competition (10:00 am), Drawaing Competition (10:30 am), Heritage Walk (11:00 am), Best Dressed Senior Citizen Competition (11.30 p.m.), Performances by Flautist Adit Ravi and Bharatnatyam exponent Krupa Ravi (5.30 P.m)
On 28th Dec, 2015 at 6.00 PM- Punjabi Folk Singer-JANAB BARKAT ALI KHAN DIWANA
On 29th Dec, 2015 at 6.00 PM- Renowned Manganiyar & Sufi Singer - GAZI KHAN BARNA
The nearest airport is at Chandigarh.
Chandigarh is well-connected by rail with many cities in Punjab, Haryana and also to Delhi.
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.