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    Welcome to the 20th Edinburgh Mela!

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Welcome to the Edinburgh Mela 

Scotland’s biggest and best celebration of world music and dance

Welcome to the Edinburgh Mela! For twenty years we’ve been bringing outstanding world music and gorgeous international dance to Scotland’s capital city, in a joyous carnival of colour, rhythm, community celebration…and delicious food.

The 20th annual Edinburgh Mela ran from 29 – 31 August 2014, and you can get an idea of what it was like by flicking through our programme pages or downloading our brochure as a pdf: click MelaBrochure2014 to download.

In 2015, the Mela will run from Saturday 29 – Sunday 30 August. Planning for it starts very soon – keep up to date with us on social media, below, for all the latest info!  

The Edinburgh Mela in Action

Never been to the Mela before? Have a look through our Flickr gallery at some of the beautiful images from previous years, or get a little taster with our film of some of the 2013 highlights:

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Keep in touch and join in with the latest backstage happenings at the Edinburgh Mela 2014

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