Fairs were originated dating back to Biblical times. There have been several references to the Fairs which were associated with exclusive Religion.
Gujarat is well known for its Fairs and expositions. Over 3500 Fairs and Festivals are celebrated in Gujarat. Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural, Artistic, Religious, Trade Fairs and many more Exhibitions are held round the year in different parts of the State. Due to rich Cultural and historical existence, Gujarat enjoys the ‘Festivity Spirits’ with customs and traditions that brings alive mythological and heritage that reflects cultural diversity.
Fairs in Gujarat symbolize cultural, social and religious aspirations. Of lately, Gujarat’s Fairs, Festivals and expositions are focused on Global map due to Vibrant Gujarat Festival which has attracted tourists to Gujarat for the Kite Festival and Investors’ Summit. Thus, Industrial Fairs, Trade Fairs and many more Commercial Fairs are gaining popularity in Gujarat. Arts and Sculptor, Fashion and Lifestyles, Construction and Interior Designing, Food and Technology – Expositions are round the year Event in buzzing Industrial towns of Gujarat.
Gujarat show a new light to the Artistic development with its Kutchh Carnival which offers tourists a rich cultural festival of laser shows, dance recitals, delicious cuisine and exquisite Handicrafts – Thus, Kutchh has a vibrant culture is often called ‘The Cradle of Craftsmanship.’
Tarnetar Fair has its own Charisma with traditional celebrations of life and Rural Olympic games. Exclusivity of Handicrafts, folk music and dance, match-making venue and three day fair with religious fervor at Trinetreshwar Mahadev Temple is attraction to local, national and International tourists.
Fairs in Gujarat reflect customs and traditions, ethics and values, faith and beliefs of the people of Gujarat. As it focus on religious and cultural diversity, fairs like the Industrial Fairs and expositions, forecast the Economic growth and reach of Gujarat worldwide as it attracts global partners.