Maidstone Mela Launch 2010

The formal launch of the Maidstone Mela took place on July 14 with some 350 children joined by teachers and parents parading through the town… Continue reading Maidstone Mela Launch 2010

Maidstone Mela 2009 Photo Highlights

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… Continue reading Maidstone Mela 2009 Photo Highlights

Maidstone Mela launches with schools parade

In preparation for the Mela, to be held over two days in September, the young pupils will be parading through Maidstone town centre to celebrate… Continue reading Maidstone Mela launches with schools parade

Dance at Mela 2009

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… Continue reading Dance at Mela 2009

Diversity dominates Mela 2009

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 exciting acts on stage, there were more than 60 stalls ranging from diverse local community organisations such as the Finnish… Continue reading Diversity dominates Mela 2009

Jassi Sidhu rocks Maidstone Mela 2009

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… Continue reading Jassi Sidhu rocks Maidstone Mela 2009