31st Mango Festival Celebrating the king of fruits
Delhi Tourism’s much-awaited Mango Festival, is back this summer season. The three-day festival will be organised from July 5 – 7, 2019 at Dilli Haat, Janakpuri from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm.Delhiites can look forward to another fascinating display of more than 500 varieties of traditional and rare mangoes from across the country. The festival will be inaugurated by Manish Sisodia, Dy Chief Minister and Minister of Tourism, Govt of Delhi on July 5, at 5:00 pm. Also Read – An income drop can harm brainIndian summers are incomplete without mangoes and the Mango Festival comes as a refreshing reminder of the love of Indian households for the fruit. An inseparable part of the Indian culture, from cuisines to ceremonies, it has always played an important role. With the passage of time, the festival has become a major cultural event of Delhi, attracting thousands of visitors every year. Mango growers across the country including Bihar, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttrakhand and Uttar Pradesh will gather here to display traditional and hybrid varieties of Mangoes. Also Read – Shallu Jindal honoured with Mahatma AwardWith over 500 varieties on display at the festival, this journey of mangoes from the orchards to Dilli Haat, Janakpuri, makes for a refreshing experience for the visitors. The various types of Mangoes on display will include Langra, Chausa, Rataul, Hussainara, Ramkela, Kesar, Fazri, Mallika, and Amrapali and other assorted varieties. To indulge in the experience offered, and a chance to witness Mangoes ranging from the size of a grape to that of papaya, the 31st Mango Festival is the place to be at. Besides providing an opportunity for visitors to savor the mangoes, the Mango Festival will also offer a package deal of fun and frolic for both children and family members. Some major highlights of the Mango Festival are display of rare as well as commercially popular mangoes, Mango eating competition for women and men, Mango quiz and slogan writing competition for children, band performances, stand-up comedy, cultural performances, sale of Mango and Mango based products and much more. Delhi Tourism organises the Mango Festival each year, with an aim to provide exposure to the domestic Mango Industry by exploring the evergreen love for Mango harboured by every Indian household. The Festival also provides agro industries and food processing industries the opportunity to display their products.