The sweet smell of the winter and the amusing December sun bring ecstatic moments and calls for celebration in Bengal. Shantiniketan’s Poush Mela, the face of this joyous season is a fair one can’t miss; it comes with an enticing history as well.
Maharshi Debendranath Tagore started this Shangri-La as a token of memorabilia for embracing ‘Brahmo Dharma’. It is a place where rural India meets her urban counterparts, and both of them indulges in the flavour of Poush Mela.
With the onset of poush mash (as per Bengali calendars), Shantiniketan becomes the hub of culture and art for 4 days. Baul songs, exquisite art of the Bengal handicrafts and artisans, and the carnival attendees from all over the world; this is THE most colourful event every year that Bengal sees and experiences.
India Imprints encourages these local sculptors, painters, and artists on bhubondanga’r math with a spirit of reviving the Indian culture.