The popular 13th Maidstone Mela
13th Maidstone Mela is one of the largest Melas in the South East and will return to Mote Park on Sunday 13th September, entertainment starts at 12:30pm, with the final act finishing at 6:30pm.
The free festival exciting culturally diverse artists performing at the Mela include local band The Choos, Bulgarian Folk Dance Group Kitka, Dancers from the Kerala Cultural Association, popular Irish group Real Eire Dance, drama group GDS Productions, and Anaconda an award winning belly dance troupe specialising in Egyptian, Bolly, Romany, Tribal and Fusion. They will be joined by up and coming local trio Imminent, Piwnica pod Aniolami (Cellar under the Angels), an exciting Polish folk group who will bring a flavour of Eastern Europe to the Mela, the Maidstone Nepalese Community Group who have supported and performed at every Mela since its inception and the colourful and dynamic Four by Four Bhangra Dancers. Headlining the stage will be The Trenchtown Experience, an 8 piece band dedicated to the music of reggae legend Bob Marley.
Come and celebrate Maidstone Mela which is Maidstone’s rich and vibrant cultural diversity with music, singing, dancing and food from around the world.
Address: Mote Park Mote Avenue Maidstone ME15 7SU
Tel: 01622 602838
The event has been organised by Maidstone Borough Council in partnership with Cohesion Plus and Kent Equality Cohesion Council.