Surajkund Crafts Mela 2012 (01 Feb - 15 Feb)

The Annual Crafts Mela of Surajkund is an expansive display cum sale of handicrafts and handlooms held at Surajkund Haryana. With Assam being the Theme State, folk dances, artifacts of the state and the lip smacking dishes with fine rice will be the highlight of this year Mela. Pleasure combines with business during the Exporters and Buyers Meets and the entries of SAARC and other neighbouring countries add international branding to the Mela. .

Soul of Sufi in Kolkata- 3rd - 5th February 2012

As winter is winding down, the sufi-soul is simmering-up with the 'Sufi-Sutra International Sufi-Music Festival' happening in Kolkata City at Mohar Kunj between 3rd and 5th February 2012. Converging Sufi musical ensemble from Egypt, Morocco, Azerbaijan, Hungary, Denmark, Delhi, Kashmir and West Bengal, the Sufi Music Festival comprises music workshops and exhibitions all day and free music concerts all evening. The Festival would be inaugurated by Ustad Amjad Ali Khan.

The Desert Festival – Jaisalmer – 5 Feb – 7 Feb 2012

It is a spectacular carnival held annually during the Hindu Magh month (February). The rich culture, the warmth of the people and the spirit of Rajasthan is translated into this event. The peppy music, enchanting dance and colorful costumes engage one and all. The Mr. Desert, turban-tying contest, the tug of war between Indian and foreign tourists, Moustache contest and finally the camel races provide non-stop excitement to the visitors.

Shivratri – Har Har Mahadev on 20th February

This day is dear to Lord Shiva; this is when he performed the Tandava and also believed to have married Goddess Parvati. The entire Hindustan bows, prays, fasts and chants 'Om Namah Shivaya 'seeking the blessings of Lord Shiva on Shivratri. The holy places to be on this day to experience the devotional euphoria are Srisailam in Andhra Pradesh, Linagraj temple in Bhubaneswar, Chanhani in Patnitop, J&K and Trimbakeshwar of Nasik.

Everyone agrees that love and romance bloom with gestures like a gift, an outing and a rose on the Valentine's Day. The sizzling destinations to be along with your loved one on this V- Day are Udaipur - the city of Lakes, the darling Darjeeling city, Mysore with an old world charm, Taj Mahal in Agra the Icon of love and the Morni Hills of Haryana the most serene location to declare your love.

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