TEEJ the festive extravaganza

first_imgDelhi Tourism’s objective has always been the promotion of various cultures followed in India as a whole. The three Dilli Haats are perfect examples of the same as Delhi Tourism is back with the ‘Annual Teej Festival,’ which will go on till July 25.Teej marks the onset of monsoon season during the Hindi Calendar’s month of ‘Shravan’ or ‘Saawan.’ The festival is primarily dedicated to Goddess Parvati and her union with Lord Shiva. Hence, it is also said to be an auspicious occasion for married women. Also Read – Add new books to your shelf One of the highlighting features of the Teej Festival is the coming together of women enjoying the Teej Jhula, a swing hung from trees in villages and towns. The celebrations are accompanied by dancing, singing folk songs, dressing up in colourful outfits, ceremonial art of applying Mehendi and sharing festive delicacies.The Teej Festival will be celebrated with great enthusiasm showcasing an array of events lined up to mark this uplifting occasion. Dilli Haat-Janak Puri will be showcasing Special Teej rachis, ornamental bindis, bangles and jewellery. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveApart from this, Delhi Tourism would be hosting rangoli and mehendi competitions, with added attractions such as the Teej Jhula and camel rides for kids. Special Mehendi stalls will offer henna application with exclusive designs.This Teej Festival would be an utter shopping delight for the ladies with its handicraft and handloom stalls offering exclusive Lehariya from Jaipur. Food stalls from Rajasthan would offer a galore of festive delicacies like dal baati choorma, ghevar, raj kachaudi and more. Embracing myriad colours, Dilli Haat would be adorned with a vibrant ambience of traditional swings for women to lift the spirits of one and all.The evenings would be lightened as Rajasthan Tourism will showcase the charm of the state’s folk dance and music on July 22 and 23 while Sahitya Kala Parishad would be organizing cultural programmes on July 24 and 25.last_img

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