Sheesh Mahal, Patiala is all set to host the much awaited Saras Mela 2018 in the royal city from 21st Feb. A 12-day long event has been set up after 11 years of the gap that will be much exciting happening in the town. The Royal city- Patiala has been decked up in the preparation of Heritage & Saras Mela 2018 organized by Dept. of tourism & cultural affairs of Punjab Government.
Last time Heritage & Saras Mela, Patiala was held in the year 2006 and now it has been 11 years of it. Now the same has been organized in Sheesh Mahal to enthrall people of the Royal city with full-on entertainment package. From crafts to entertainment, food to history, Heritage & Saras Mela 2018 will be a blend of all. Know the details of Saras Mela 2018 including the venue & timing in Patiala.
Details of Saras Mela 2018 to be held in Patiala (Sheesh Mahal)
Along with the 2018 Heritage & Saras Mela, the event will also mark the celebration of 255th Anniversary of the Royal city- Patiala, whose foundation stone was laid by the forefather of Capt. Amarinder Singh, Baba Ala Singh. In 2018, the inauguration of Saras Mela @ Sheesh Mahal will be carried out by Sikander Singh Maluka (Rural Development & Panchayat Minister).
Date: 21 Feb 2018 to 4 March 2018
No. of days: 12 days
Time: 10 Am to 8 Pm
Venue: Sheesh Mahal, Patiala
Ticket Price: Rs. 10
As the same has been organized after 11 years, the people in or around Patiala have been keen to be a part of such a great event. And the organizers have been expecting to get a footfall of approx 4 Lakh people this year in the Heritage & Saras Mela at Patiala.
Attractions of Patiala (Punjab) Saras Mela 2018
Artist & Artisans from 15 different states will showcase their talent on the platform of Saras Mela 2018. The 2-week long event in Patiala will be a blend of traditional as well as Modern celebration. Saras Mela 2018 will also portray the sale of articles from the artisans of Rural Society. Check out more activities to be held at the Saras Mela 2018 in Patiala-
- Cycle rally & blind car rally
- Aero modeling
- Cricket match
- Flower show & heritage walk will also be organized
- Exhibition of old weapons & handwritten manuscripts will be held at the art gallery
- A show on the battle of Saragarhi titled as ‘Jang-e-Saragarhi’, directed by Harbaksh Singh Lata will be the major attraction for its light & sound panoramas.
- Ranjit Bawa ,Lakhwinder Wadali , Harshdeep Kaur, Sharry Maan, Nimrat Khaira, Kanwar Garewal & many more will be performing live during the Heritage & Saras Mela 2018, Patiala.
- Also, many Sufi singers from different Gharana will entertain the audience.
Along with all the above, food lovers will also get to relish their taste buds with varieties of delicious dishes at the Saras Mela 2018. Even the kids can enjoy themselves with the recreational activities to be conducted specially for them. Also the visitors of Saras Mela2018 will get to see the folk song & dance to be performed by a cultural troupe of Punjab Police (Patiala). And the organisers assured that the cost collected from the star nights will be donated to Children’s home at Rajpura.
Get ready people to be a part of Patiala’s Heritage & Saras Mela 2018 that will entertain you for 12 long days, starting from 21st Feb to 4th March at Sheesh Mahal (Patiala). Grab the chance as it has been back after 11 years & it will entertain you like never before.