Maidstone Mela Night a Success Despite Weather

Maidstone Mela Night a Success Despite Weather

Highlights, News 18/9/2010 Comments Off

Pouring rain did not put off Bhangra superstar Jazzy B from putting on an energetic and colourful performance at the Maidstone Mela Night event performing from his catalogue of hit songs including "Romeo", "Rambo" and "Guddi". Jazzy got an excellent response from the audience who had braved the poo...

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Maidstone Mela 2009 Photo Highlights

Maidstone Mela 2009 Photo Highlights

Highlights 16/7/2010 Comments Off

Here are some photo highlights from the Maidstone Mela 2009. The photos were taken at the event by Chris Brunt. Click on the thumbnails to view them. [nggallery id=1]...

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Dance at Mela 2009

Dance at Mela 2009

Highlights 30/5/2010 Comments Off

One of the most exciting aspects of the Maidstone Mela is the different dance forms performed at the event. The 2009 Mela saw many varieties of dance entertain audiences. The Mandy Ellen Performing Arts School performed contemporary dances fusing soft piano melodies with hard edge street beats. The...

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Diversity dominates Mela 2009

Diversity dominates Mela 2009

Highlights 28/5/2010 Comments Off

More than 10,000 people attended the 2009 Maidstone Mela, which celebrated the diversity of the borough through music, food and dance. The Mela was organised in partnership by Maidstone Borough Council and North West Kent Racial Equality Council. As well as excit...

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Jassi Sidhu rocks Maidstone Mela 2009

Jassi Sidhu rocks Maidstone Mela 2009

Highlights 27/5/2010 Comments Off

The 7th Maidstone Mela proved to be a great success. For the first time with the help of funding form Arts Council England the Mela took place over 2 days. The Mela Night featured Bhangra Star Jassi Sidhu who performed with his full live band. He wooed the crowd with a string of his hits from over...

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