(Last Updated on : 03-05-2017)
Pinjore Heritage festival is organized by the government
in order to showcase the town of Pinjore with its rich heritage, gardens. Pinjore is an ancient town that was developed during the Vedic times
. It is known for its exotic gardens and tourist attraction. This festival
summarizes traditional flavours and is really an honour to the world-famous Mughal Gardens
that form the place for this occasion. The festival is organised and hosted by Haryana
Tourism with the support of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. It was hosted for the first time in 2006 and since then has become an excitedly awaited annual characteristic in the cultural calendar of the region.
Celebration of Pinjore Heritage Festival
Yadavindra Garden, one of the oldest and most well maintained Mughal
gardens in the world is the venue for the event every year. One of the most unique and attractive feature of the garden is the 7 descending levels of Garden arrangement. Although initially designed during the Mughal era, they have been in various hands, namely the Hill Rulers of Himachal Pradesh
, Gorkhas to the royal house of Patiala
. The event is a cultural flux, wherein artists from all over India gather to exhibit their art
and make the event successful. Lots of attractions such as Garba dance
, folk dances
, musical concerts, rock bands
, classical music
, and shopping and food
bazaar keep the viewers engaged. The Yadavindra gardens
are marvellously decorated which create the ambience that reflects back to Vedic times and Mughal times. The astonishing lighting, decoration and performance add an amazing energy to this event. A number of competitions are organised and also crafts
bazaar and food court are set up to attach to the attraction of the festival. The live evening performances by renowned singers on both days of the festival are indeed a mass puller.
It is planned in such a way by the Tourism Department of the state so that the schedule of the visitors remains full all right through. Haryana Roadways run special buses between Chandigarh
and Pinjore at short intervals for the celebration.