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Poush Mela

The high point of Shantiniketan's festive calendar, Poush Mela fair brings together artists, musicians, artisans and poets from nearby villages and far-flung continents. You can spend time with the bauls (the wander…
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Joydev Mela

Held at Joydev Kenduli village, 30km west of Shantiniketan, the Joydev Mela fair is the biggest gathering of the bauls, Bengal's mystical and mysterious wandering minstrels. Bauls earn their living by singing their …
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Magh Mela

At the three-day Magh Mela held in Sriniketan (contiguous to Shantiniketan), crafts and rural arts take centre stage. On the second evening, a spectacular fireworks show attracts a huge audience.