FAIRS IN DELHI
India International Trade Fair
India International Trade Fair or the IITF is an annual fair that takes place at the grounds of Pragati Maidan. Organized by the India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO) takes place in November and provides a good platform to the manufacturers, traders, exporters and importers of the country to showcase their products.
Delhi Auto Expo
Delhi Auto Expo, held at the Pragati Maidan, serves as a platform to showcase Indian automobile and auto-component industry. This expo has on display all the new and future automobile models.
Surajkund Crafts Mela
Surajkund Crafts Mela is held at Surajkund - near Delhi in the month of February for two weeks. Artists, painters, weavers, sculptors and craftsmen from all over the country participate in the fair.
Phoolwalon Ki Sair
Phoolwalon ki Sair festival meaning Procession of Flower Sellers, takes place in the Mehrauli. An annual event, it consists of a procession taken out by flower sellers down the flower-seller's promenade.
Delhi Book Fair
Delhi Book Fair an annual fair, takes place at Pragati Maidan. All types of books, magazines, maps, teaching aids and educational computer software is displayed here.
The Mango Festival is organized in the month of July and held at the Talkatora stadium and also at the Delhi Haats. This festival presents one with as many as almost 500 varieties of the king of fruits.
Qutub Festival is organized at Qutub Minar during Sharad Purnima (October-November). A classical music and dance extravaganza, it lasts for three days. Some of the most graceful and elegant performers can be seen dancing to the music here.
Garden Tourism Festival Delhi
Garden Tourism Festival is held at the Talkatora Stadium towards the end of February for three days. Wide varieties of flowers like roses and dahlias, potted plants; home plants, bonsai, etc are exhibited at the tourism festival.
FESTIVALS IN DELHI
Bhai Dooj Festival
Bhai Dooj also known at Tikka is celebrated in October or November. It falls on the new moon day and means the day of the brother.
Chhath Festival in honor of the Sun God is celebrated six days after the festival of Diwali.
Christmas in Delhi
Christmas is celebrated on the 25th December. It commemorates the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ.
the festival of lights is a major Hindu festival and is celebrated with lights all over the country.
Dussehra Festival or Vijaya Dashmi is celbrated all over India. The festival is dedicated to Goddess Durga - the Goddess of power.
Eid celebrations takes place twice a year and and are celebrated with great pomp and show.
Guru Nanak Jayanti
Guru Nanak Jayanti the birthday of Guru Nanak Dev the founder of the Sikh faith is widely celebrated.
Holi is the festival of colors and involves smearing each other with colors and throwing water on each other.
Independence Day on 15th August, is celebrated throughout the country with much fanfare and gaiety.
Janmashtami Festival the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna falls in the month of August or September.
Lohri Festival the harvest festival is celebrated every year on 13th of January.
Muharram festival is to honor the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain, the grandson of the Holy Prophet.
Navratri Festival dedicated to Goddes Durga is one of the most holy and revered festivals of the Hindus and lasts for nine days.
Raksha Bandhan Festival
Raksha Bandhan festival is celebrated for love and affection between brothers and sisters.
Republic Day On 26th January 1950 India adopted its new constitution and became a Republic.
Maha Shivratri Festival
Maha Shivratri Festival is celebrated in honor of Lord Shiva's marriage to GoddessParvati.