Bishnupur Mela 2021

Few Glimpses from the Creative Branding of Bishnupur Mela for the year 2021

Bishnupur Mela 2021: A Celebration of Heritage and Culture


Bishnupur, a historic town in the Bankura district of West Bengal, is renowned for its rich cultural heritage and ancient terracotta temples. Every year, the town comes alive with the vibrant Bishnupur Mela, a festival that showcases the local traditions, crafts, music, and dance forms that have been passed down through generations. Bishnupur Mela 2021 was no exception, offering a blend of cultural performances, traditional crafts, and regional cuisine, making it a must-visit event for cultural enthusiasts.

Highlights of Bishnupur Mela 2021

  1. Inauguration Ceremony The mela was inaugurated with great pomp and show. Local dignitaries and cultural icons were present to kick off the festivities. The inauguration included traditional music and dance performances that set the tone for the rest of the event.

  2. Cultural Performances Bishnupur is famous for its classical music and dance. The mela featured performances of Bishnupur Gharana music, a unique style of Hindustani classical music. Dance forms like Chhau and Raibenshe were also performed, captivating the audience with their energy and grace.

  3. Handicrafts and Artisans A significant attraction of the Bishnupur Mela is the display and sale of local handicrafts. Artisans showcased terracotta sculptures, Baluchari sarees, and Dokra art. These crafts are not only a source of livelihood for many local families but also an essential part of the region’s cultural identity.

  4. Food Stalls The mela featured an array of food stalls offering traditional Bengali cuisine. From pithas (rice cakes) to various fish preparations, visitors could indulge in the authentic flavors of Bengal. The food stalls were a major hit, attracting food lovers from all over.

  5. Workshops and Interactive Sessions Various workshops on terracotta pottery, traditional weaving, and classical music were organized. These sessions provided visitors with a hands-on experience and deeper appreciation of the local arts.

  6. Heritage Walks Guided heritage walks around the historic temples and structures of Bishnupur were a unique feature of this year’s mela. These walks offered insights into the town’s rich history and architectural splendor.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

Given the ongoing pandemic, Bishnupur Mela 2021 adhered to strict COVID-19 safety protocols. Social distancing was maintained, masks were mandatory, and hand sanitizing stations were set up throughout the venue. The organizers ensured that the festivities were conducted safely, without compromising on the spirit of the event.


Bishnupur Mela 2021 was a grand success, celebrating the town’s heritage and providing a platform for local artisans and performers. It not only brought the community together but also attracted tourists, contributing to the local economy. The festival reaffirmed Bishnupur’s position as a cultural hub and highlighted the importance of preserving and promoting traditional arts and crafts.


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Visitor Testimonials

  • “The music performances were mesmerizing. It’s amazing to see such talent being nurtured here in Bishnupur.”
  • “I loved the handicrafts section. The terracotta items are so beautiful and intricate.”
  • “The food was absolutely delicious. It was a culinary delight to try so many traditional dishes.”

Bishnupur Mela 2021 was not just an event; it was a celebration of the rich cultural tapestry that makes Bishnupur unique. As the festival continues to grow each year, it remains a beacon of heritage and tradition for future generations.

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