What better feast can ever be there for any mango lover than to relish the sumptuous delights of varieties of mango, all at one place!

Haryana Tourism Department is organising yet another season of Mango Mela, (26th it is to be precise) at Pinjore Garden with farmers around the region flaunting their mangoes varieties. More than 3,000 entries of different mango varieties are expected there.

 

MAJOR  ATTRACTIONS OF MANGO MELA: 

MANGO EATING COMPETITION: July 8; 10am It is going to be organised on July 8 and open to all and anyone can enjoy free mangoes while boasting their unapologetic love for mangoes.

MANGO QUIZ COMPETITION: With cash prize worth Rs. 51,000 and Rs. 21,000

Special Counter to sell quality mango plants

Seminar for farmers to educate them to better their produce, headed by known agriculture scientists

Folk Dance performance: July 8, 6pm onwards

Singing Performance by Haryanvi pop and folk singer Gajender Phogat: July 9

Competitions for students: July 8; 10am dance, rangoli making, face painting, fancy dress

Food Court: multi-cuisine Food Court will serve mouth-watering cuisines including the robust flavours from Punjab, subtle aromas of the South and oriental flavours of Chinese along with Indian street food.

Craft Bazaar: The display and sale of handlooms and handicrafts by talented craftspersons/weavers from Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Jammu & Kashmir, Rajasthan etc.

♦ Free entry for senior citizens

Haryana Roadways to run special buses from Chandigarh, Zirakpur and Panchkula to Pinjore. 

OFFICIAL SCHEDULE OF MANGO MELA

DATE: 8th-9th July, 2017

TIME: 10 am onwards

VENUE: Yadavindra Gardens, Pinjore.

8th July, 2017 (Saturday) 9th July, 2017 (Sunday)
10:00 a.m. Solo Dances by Students  
10:30 a.m. Rangoli Competitions Group Dances by Students
11:00 a.m. Face Painting Competitions Drawing Competition
11:30 a.m. Mango Eating Competition  
12:00 noon   Fancy Dress Competitions
12:30 p.m.   Mango Eating Competitions
05:00 p.m. Inauguration of the Mela Prize Distribution
06:00 p.m. Cultural Programme Live Performance by Gajender Phogat, Famous Haryanvi Pop & Folk Singer

 

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