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|