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Theme State :

The novelty of the Surajkund International Crafts Mela is that one of the Indian states gets the honour to occupy the position of the Theme State each year. The Theme State was conceptualized broadly with a view to promote and focus on art, craft and cuisine of each state of India every year.

Jharkhand  will be the Theme State for the 31th Surajkund International Crafts Mela-2017. The Mela provides a rare opportunity to the Theme State to showcase its handicrafts, handlooms, performing arts, cuisine and its tourist potential to a vast cross-section of people in an impressive manner.

Jharkhan diverse crafts and dance forms will offer a veritable treat for visitors. Get ready to witness Jharkhan’s rich culture, tradition and exclusive artefacts made by the artisans that are in great demand throughout the world. 

Every year, a theme state is chosen for the Mela, which highlights the state in totality from its architecture to fine arts and crafts. Telangana has been chosen as the Theme State for the 30th Surajkund International Crafts Mela-2016.