Poush Mela - Shantiniketan

Thursday, December 01, 2016


Traditional artisans and craftsmen flock to the Poush Mela, in Shantiniketan, from various districts across West Bengal. Their handicrafts reflect the unique art of their villages, three-day celebration of song, dance, and handicrafts that dates back to 100 years. Once a small village fair, the mela now draws over 10,000 patrons and practitioners of Bengali arts.

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