All the Mango lovers out there; brace yourselves for the biggest festival of the year, as Delhi is all set to host the historical International Mango Festival on 9th and 10 july, this year. Every year International Mango Festival is hosted which marks the celebration of mangoes and other produces.
International Mango festival displays over 500 varieties of Mangoes, which are produced in different parts of the country. If Mangoes are something you crave for, then be a part of the International Mango Festival this year, and soothe your taste buds with a huge variety of popular mangoes which you might haven’t even heard of.
The festival runs for 2 days, which features Mango eating competition, slogan writing competition, sale of products like mango pulp, mango quiz, Aam Panna Juice, Aam Papad etc, Reputed chefs showcasing Mango-based Desserts’ recipes, shakes etc. It displays vast variety of mangoes having uncommon names such as Neeleshwari, Sikri, Chausa,Malda, Fazli, Amrapali etc.
This festival also serves as a platform for all the industries such as Agro based or food-processing industries to develop tie ups with exporters or the domestic dealers in Mango industry.
Large number of tourists or locals visit the Internaltional Mango Festival for leisure and business purposes. You can also buy Mango tree if you wish to.
BELOW ARE SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT MANGOES:
->Over 1360 varieties of Mangoes are grown all over the world, and out of 1360, India cultivates 1000 varieties of Mangoes.
->You might now know that Mango is not only the national fruit of India but also of Pakistan.
->Despite being the largest producer of Mangoes in the world, India manages only one percent of the international mango trade as the country consumes most of its production.
->Delhi Tourism and Delhi Government host International Mango Festival, every year, in the month of June-July, at Dilli Haat.
Event: International Mango Festival At Dilli Haat
Started In – 1987
DURATION: 9-07-2017 – 10-07-2017
Venue: Netaji Subhash Palace, Lala Jagat Narayan Marg, Guru Govind Singh College, Pitampura, Delhi (Map)
Nearest Metro Station: Netaji Subhash Place on Red Line / Janak Puri West on Blue Line
Timings: 11.00 AM – 10.00 PM
Tickets: Rs. 20 (Adult) Rs. 10 (Children)