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Kolkata (Calcutta) Sights

Poush Mela

  • Festival–Sight

Updated 12/31/1969

Fodor's Review

A great time to visit Shantiniketan is during the town's biggest festival, Poush Mela, which is usually held December 22 to 25. The festival includes huge fairs where handicrafts and bric-a-brac are sold and performances of bauls (wandering minstrels) who sing their unique variety of folk songs.

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