Poush Mela

Top choice cultural

in Shantiniketan

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 wandering minstrels of Bengal) and listen to their songs about life and love, or roam stalls selling tribal crafts and clothing. Lip-smacking regional fare is served up at the food stalls.