Fairs and Festival
Delhi , being a metropolitan city , is a melting pot of cultures ,
traditions and festivals of the country . In fact , all major
Indian festivals are celebrated here by different communities ,
though on a smaller scale than in the state of origin . For
example , the Rath Yatra of Puri is enacted here at the same
time that the mega-event takes place.
Organised in November , it gives tourists to give them a
glimpse of the cultural grandeur of India. Set amidst the
historical background of the Qutab , cultural events are
held where veterans of Indian classical music and dance
and folk musicians give spectacular performances.
Kite Flying Festival
Held on Makar Sankranti day(January) on the green lawns above
Palika Bazar, Connaught Place , this colourful extravaganza
attracts national as well as international participants.
Garden Tourism Festival
Held at the Talkatora Garden in February every year,it is based
on particular themes.Highlights include an on- the- spot painting
competition for children , varieties of flower arrangements,
cultural programmes , stalls of rare plants , amusement park,
puppet / magic shows , tourism pavilions of different states of
India and martialarts display. In addition , craftsmen from
various parts of the country display and sell heir products.
International Mango Festival
Held during July , it draws people from the country as well as
businessmen, both from home and abroad.