Date:
Location: Leigh Road Recreation Ground
Starts: 11.00 am
Ends: 6.00 pm
Tickets: FREE

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:
Main Stage:

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

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