Every year Delhi Tourism organizes an opulent Teej Utsav to celebrate ‘the monsoon festival of Teej’. Teej is a festival dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati seeking blessings for marital bliss. Ladies dress up to nines on this day and swing with their friends singing the monsoon tunes. This year too Dilli Haat Janakpuri in association with Rajasthan Tourism will hold a grand Teej Utsav from 5-7 August 2016.
Dilli Haat’s Teej Utsav is certainly a not-to-be-missed event for it transcends you into the colorful world of arts and handicrafts. The evening cultural programs will have Rajasthani folk artists as well as people from Sahitya Kala Parishad performing. Teej Utsav will have camel rides and swings – the trademark of this festival.
Teej Festival Highlights
- Mehandikars, Churi and Rakhi Stalls
- Handicraft and Handloom items for sale
- Home decor, Spices and Pickles
- Various competitions – Mehndi, Bindi and Rangoli – in the evening during the festival
- Rajasthani food along with delicacies from other states of India
- Cultural Program by Department of Tourism, Govt. of Rajasthan
- Sahitya Kala Parishad, Govt. of Delhi
- Camel Rides
- Rangoli Competition : Friday, August 05, 2016
- Bindi Competition : Saturday, August 06, 2016
- Mehandi Competition : Sunday August 07, 2016
Food stalls offering delectable food from different parts of India will tingle your taste buds and Rajasthani food would be the focus of the event.
Teej Utsav is a perfect opportunity for clicking the colorful India at one place. The handicrafts hanging on the stalls, delicious food from across India, swings for Teej celebration all make for interesting frames for the camera people. So capture in your camera, the cultural programs at Teej Utsav, the puppet show and camel ride too.
Dilli Haat with its handicrafts from all over the country has always attracted many visitors – locals, Indians and foreigners. The colorful artistic pieces in terracotta, brass, sea shells and a variety of things up for sale are collector’s items. The place offers immense opportunity to shop for handicrafts and handloom items. Colorful knickknacks, blingy jewelery, baubels and handmade toys and stationery articles are the pieces you would love to pick from here. Don’t miss those spices and pickle stalls for a variety that is mind blowing!
A dedicated Kids Zone with Joy rides and Adventure activities would make the kids happier at this festival. Besides there would be a colorful puppet show, swings and rides that would keep them engaged the whole time in a fun way.
Get in Touch
You can make inquiries about the festival, booking of stalls and registration for competitions by contacting the office of Dilli Haat, Janakpuri at 011-25612181, 9811076156 or simply mail them at email@example.com.
Nearest Bus Depot: Hari Nagar Bus Depot
Nearest Metro Station: Tilak Nagar Metro Station on Blue Line
By Road: Check the route from Sector 18, Noida in the map below
What: Teej Utsav
Where: Dilli Haat, Lal Sai Mandir Marg, Opp Hari Nagar Bus Depot, Janak Puri
Contact: Mr Ashok Gupta, Manager (Events) 91-9810547279; Mr Anudeep S Bedi, Asst Manager (Events) 91-9911149509
When: August 5-7, 2016 | Friday-Sunday
Facebook: Delhi Tourism
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Looks like a lot of fun!
Very informative piece of writing Bushra Ji. Being a Rajasthani myself, I am able to relate to this event. Hearty thanks and compliments.
Utsavs are fun events & this one is great! Enjoy!
I like Dilli Haat.
Wonderful post! Everything is new to me. 🙂
Nice piece of information.. will love to visit 🙂
thanks for the info again. Truly a good opportunity for photography.
Good information about the festival . It is being very popular day by day .
i b arora
thanks for sharing
Great to know, Thanks for sharing.
Didn't know there was a Delhi Haat in Janakpuri. This must have been a nice time to visit it too.