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11 Jul to 5 Sep

Eastleigh's Mela : Celebrating Cultural Fusion (exhibition)

Eastleigh's Mela is 10 years old this year. This annual cultural festival has grown from strength to strength. Eastleigh's Mela prides itself on the mix of cultures and people who are involved and represented in this celebration. Activities and events include Irish dancing, cuisine from across India, music from Nepal, and a whole host of cultural activities from China, Poland, Zambia, Britain and many other countries. This exhibition, produced by the Mela's founders the AWCA , in partnership with Hampshire Cultural Trust, explores the people, themes and cultures behind the Mela, highlighting its vision to 'celebrate cultural fusion'.

Find out more about our exhibition-related events:

A Journey in Textiles - a talk by our Curator of Art about the international influences in the Cultural Trust's fascinating textile collections - 15 July

Mela Masterpieces - Family workshop with arty activities - 30 July

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