Belfast Mela 2018

More than 25,000 people visit the Belfast Mela each August and this year’s festival promises to be the biggest ever

Festival Details


Sunday, 26 August 2018

Belfast Mela together with SPAR takes place on Sunday 26th August from 12 noon until 6pm transforming Botanic Gardens into an exotic magical garden with tens of thousands of people expected to enjoy the sights, sounds and aromas from a wealth of nations. 

Nisha Tandon, Executive Director of Arts Ekta and founder of the Belfast Mela said:

'The Belfast Mela has secured tremendous support from local communities as more than 250,000 people have visited the festival over the last decade. In this our 12th year we want to entice more people to come for the first time and experience all Belfast Mela has to offer.  With SPAR’s investment in Mela and the strength of SPAR’s presence in Northern Ireland we can now reach more people than ever before.'

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