Edinburgh Mela

On the eve of his 21st birthday Delmore asks “I don’t know how we got here, Ma. How’d this happen? To which she answers “This isn’t what I had in mind. Believe me. I had other plans.”

The full programme for the 21st Edinburgh Mela launched today, offering its usual enticing mix of world music, dance, interactive craft sessions and a smorgasbord o

Edinburgh Mela is launching an Early Bird ticket which goes on sale 10am on Monday 8th June and is available until noon on Friday 28th August.

Edinburgh's Festivals have received a funding boost, it was announced on Thursday as an ambitious programm

Hip hop and breakdance may have its roots in the city, but a small experiment this past weekend took it into new territory with a performance at a highland loch. Artists from a young music group from Muirhouse in Edinburgh and a touring Ugandan breakdance group, Tabu Flo, combined for a dance workshop at the Loch Leven national nature reserve.

Edinburgh's Festivals will share £2 million from the Scottish Government to showcase Scottish cultural and creative talent.

It was a day of epic rain. I had actually ‘phoned the box office to check whether this outdoor production of Cargo on Leith Links would go ahead. Luckily by evening the rain had sto

A Scottish wildcat sculpture created by north Edinburgh children will appear for the last time in the capital at next weekend’s Edinburgh Mela.

This weekend, Friday 31st, Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd, sees the return of the annual Edinburgh Mela, a family-friendly festival of Asian and world music, street theatre, fashion, food, bhangra