Annual Adivasi Mela from January 26

Preparation in Full Swing for Adivasi Mela to Start from Wednesday at Adivasi Ground, Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The fortnight long popular annual Adivasi Mela is all set to begin in the state capital from January 26, however at a new venue.

The Tribal Mela, which is organised every year at the Adivasi Exhibition Ground, will be held at the IDCO Exhibition Ground at Unit 3.

The shift in the venue was on the ground of smooth traffic management and better parking facilities, an official Press release said.

The mela showcases the art, artifacts, culture, tradition, and music of the tribal people of Odisha.

The stalls at the mela displays and sells various handicrafts items made by the tribal people. Several cultural, musical and dance programs are also conducted in the evenings as a part of the mela.

The fair will continue till February 9.