Kolkata India
Here is given information on the Poush Mela of Calcutta/Kolkata India.

Poush Mela

Poush Mela CalcuttaTime: late December
Significance: the fair is held to celebrate the commemoration of Rabindranath Tagore's Shantiniketan

Poush mela is a three day long event that is held every year to mark the commemoration of Rabindranath Tagore's Shantiniketan. Calcutta Poush mela usually takes place during late December. It is during this fair that prayers are offered. The celebration of Poush mela of Kolkata India is not just limited to the religious aspect, but also extends to the display of folk performances and conduct of cultural fests and craft bazaars. In fact, it can be said that this three day long festival cum fair gives an absolutely fantastic opportunity to the tourists to explore the culture of Shantiniketan. It has been able to attract more and more number of tourists every year. The last day of fair is dedicated to all those who were associated with Shantiniketan.