Eastleigh MELA –
Location: Leigh Road Recreation Ground
Starts: 11.00 am
Ends: 6.00 pm
The Asian Welfare and Cultural Association, Eastleigh Mela will take place on Sunday 29th August at the Leigh Road Recreation ground, 11 am – 6pm.
This FREE, family festival celebrates the diversity of our local cultures and is a highlight of Eastleigh’s summer entertainment programme.
With Guest of Honour…
Matt Le Tissier!
The Mela will showcase music and dance from around the world – China, Poland, India, Brazil and the Caribbean, as well as a Morris troupe, A rolling stones tribute band and the magic and energy of Bhangra.
Co-ordinating activities on that stage will be the ever-popular emcee Coco P.
The Mela, with its welcoming, friendly atmosphere is a true family festival, offering something for everyone to enjoy. Make it a date, Sunday 29th August, for you to celebrate Eastleigh’s cultural diversity.
Mohammed Mossadaq, the Mela co-ordinator said, “We are really looking forward to bringing the Mela back. I want to assure people that we will make every effort to make sure that the Mela is Covid compliant, and a safe outdoor event for all.”
EASTLEIGH MELA PROGRAMME:
11.00 – 11.05 : Welcome to the Mela with Coco P
11.15 – 12.00 : RU40
12.40 – 13.00 : East Coast Bhangra
13.40 – 14.20 : Rollin Stoned
14.45 – 14.55 : ESAC Bollywood Beats
15.10 – 15.50 : Taz Stereo Nation
16.00 – 16.30 : DJ Haybel
16.35 – 17.10 : Sazia Judge
17.15 – 17.25 : ESAC Dancing Divas
17.26 – Close : Stage by Coco P & DJ Habel
Open Play Area:
12.30 : Medlars
13.00 : Waterside Lion Dancers
14.00 : Tai Chi
15.00 : Medlars
Chill Out Zone – Garden Stage:
12.00 – 12.30 : Irish Dancers
13.00 – 13.45 : Clive & Sean
13.50 – 14.20 : SocAfro Group
14.40 – 15.00 : Clive & Sean
15.15 – 16.00 : SocAfro Group
16.10 – 16.40 : Medlars