The 11th Maidstone Mela

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The 11th Maidstone Mela

The 11th Maidstone Mela despite the poor weather again proved to be great success. Organised in partnership by Cohesion Plus, Maidstone Borough Council, Kent Equality Cohesion Council and Maidstone Mela Advisory Group the event this year was held over 2 days with Mela Friday taking place in the Town Centre and Mela Sunday in Mote Park.

Mela Friday featured 9 local schools and over 500 school children who take part ...

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Maidstone Mela Launch Parade Event Biggest to Date

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Maidstone Mela Launch Parade Event Biggest to Date

Friday September 6 will see the biggest Maidstone Mela Launch Parade to date take place with 9 local schools and some 500 local pupils taking part. The parade will depart from County Hall at 1.35pm; go along Week Street into Fremlin Walk before finishing on Jubilee Square just after 2pm. The children will be accompanied by culturally diverse artists including Bloco Fogo Samba, Four by Four Dhol Drummers, Lucky Moyo African Drummers and the Maidstone Grammar Girls Samba. . The children have b...

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Videos from Maidstone Mela 2012

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Videos from Maidstone Mela 2012

  Please click on the links below for Maidstone Mela 2012 Videos   Four by Four Talking Dhol Performance   PBN   Jessie Jay   ITV NEWS...

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Videos from the Maidstone Mela 20111

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Videos from the Maidstone Mela 20111

Please click the links below to view videos from this years Maidstone Mela at Mote Park. Navi Michael Jackson Tribute at Maidstone Mela Cohesion Plus Performance at Maidstone Mela featuring Four by Four and Uzambezi Cohesion Plus Performance at Maidstone Mela featuring Maximus Read More

Maidstone Mela attracts thousands to Mote Park

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Maidstone Mela attracts thousands to Mote Park

Music and food from around the world were order of the day at the 9th Maidstone Mela which took place over 3 days between September 9 and 11. This proved to be the biggest Mela to date both in terms of attendance and content with thousands coming out to support the event. The Mela weekend was launched with a spectacular parade through the town centre on Friday 9 September in which over 300 young people from 4 local schools; Hollingbourne Primary, South Borough Primary, West Borough Primary and...

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