Poush Mela in Santiniketan is a carnival set in the rural part of Bengal. It is an important festivals in the district of Birbhum of West Bengal. It is held in the Shantiniketan Mela Grounds with great excitement and gaity. The Poush Mela started as a small Tagore family affair along with a handful of people at Shantiniketan. Today it is one of the international events that Bengal is identified by. One can enjoy the Baul musicians, local folk dancers, village artists and millions of visitors from across the world.