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Jazzy B looking forward to the Maidstone Mela

“I always enjoy performing in Kent where I have many fans. The crowds are always so supportive. The Maidstone Mela will be especially interesting for me as not only it is the first time that I will be performing there but also I am aware that there will be many people attending who may not … Continue reading Jazzy B looking forward to the Maidstone Mela

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Dartford Mela 2010 September 25th

The Dartford Mela for the first time will take place outdoors at the band stand area of Central Park on Saturday September 25 between 1.30pm and 6pm. Gurvinder Sandher from Cohesion Plus commented, “I am really looking forward to the Dartford Mela. We have a fresh, exciting lineup with many of the new and emerging … Continue reading Dartford Mela 2010 September 25th

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Rana Sahota added to Maidstone Mela bill

Emerging bhangra star Rana Sahota will be performing at the Maidstone Mela on Sunday. A late addition to the bill he takes the place of 2 for 1 who had to pull out for personal reasons. Rana will be singing from his forthcoming album. He has won may plaudits for his debut album last year … Continue reading Rana Sahota added to Maidstone Mela bill

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Record numbers enjoy the Tunbridge Wells Mela

Thousands of Tunbridge Wells residents and visitors to the town attended the Mela in Calverley Grounds on Sunday 18 July. The event was organised by Tunbridge Wells Borough Council and Cohesion Plus, and was supported by the Kent and Sussex Courier and BBC Radio Kent, with the help of the Mela Steering Group. The Mela … Continue reading Record numbers enjoy the Tunbridge Wells Mela

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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 centre led by Dhol Players, African Drummers and the Bloco Fogo Samba Group. The launch was made possible due to funding secured from Arts Council England. The schools worked with … Continue reading Maidstone Mela Launch 2010

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