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Glasgow Mela programme revealed

by Hayley Parr

The festival celebrates the various cultures that live  in Glasgow

The festival celebrates the various cultures that live in Glasgow

Top acts from around the globe have been announced to appear at this year’s Glasgow Mela Festival.

The annual event, which is Scotland’s largest multi-cultural festival, celebrates various customs from across the world.

It aims to bring people from all walks of life together and celebrate Glasgow’s multi-cultural nature.

Music, dance, exotic foods and eclectic stalls will take over the park in a family friendly event.

Acts such as Bhangra, Sona Walia and Ali Romeo will be performing to crowds of more than 25,000 people attracting people from for and wide.

Started in 1990 as part of Glasgow’s celebrations as European City of Culture, the event is now one of the largest in the country.

Started in 1990 as part of Glasgow’s celebrations as European City of Culture, the event is now one of the largest in the country.

Harminder Berman, Glasgow Mela’s producer said: “I think this festival brings different and diverse backgrounds together in the park. It highlights just how multi-cultural we are in Glasgow.

The Mela provides an opportunity for communities to get involved, have fun and bring the world together.

The festival will take place between 12-8pm on the 15th and 16th of June at Kelvingrove Park.

More information about the Mela is available here.

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