When: 2nd July 2014 Where: Delhi Haat, Pitampura, Delhi, India
Summers and mangoes go hand in hand as mango makes our sultry summers extremely succulent. One of Delhi’s most popular events is the International Mango Festival which celebrates everything about the King of all tropical fruits, ‘Mango’. The International Mango Festival is held every year at the Delhi Haat
Pitampura in Delhi. Hosted by Delhi Tourism in alliance with the Delhi Government, this festival aims to showcase the specialities of mangoes from different states of India. Many other mango festivals are also held across India during the same time.
The International Mango Festival in Delhi features an array of recreational events and activities associated with mango, like mango eating competitions, quizzes, mango slogan writing, mango carving, children’s shows, mango folk performances, mango tasting, and plenty of mangoes to go around with varieties of the fruit on display.
One gets to savour over 1100 varieties of mangoes and some rare species of the sumptuous fruit. Some of the traditional and exceptional mango varieties are Langda, Dasheri, Alphonso, Fasli, Bombay Green, Chausa, Sindheri, and many more hybrid species of the fruit. The Delhi International Mango Festival is one opportunity to taste them all for free and relish the appetising experience.
The Delhi International Mango Festival also carries sale of processed mango items. This includes products like pickles, jam, chutney, mango pulp, mango juice, jelly, aam papad, and aam panna. One can also buy mango plants. The festival encourages trading of the fruit and has buyers from all over the world.
Come to the festival and completely immerse yourself into the tempting mango extravaganza!