Oslo Mela Festival
16 August 2014 10.00 - 17 August 2014 18.00
The Mela Festival takes place in the Oslo City Hall Square Friday 15 through Sunday 17 August. The Nobel Peace Center joins the festivities and offers free entry for all Saturday 16 August and 17 August Sunday 10-18.
The Mela also moves inside, and an exiting concert programme will take place in our exhibitions both Saturday and Sunday:
Mela Classic Saturday:
14:00 – Mohammad Shafiq
14:45 – Mian Meeri Qawaal
16:00 – Ashraf Sharif Khan/ Ashraf Shabbaz Hussain/ Oddrunn Lilja Jonsdottir
17:30 – Hariprasad Chaurasia
Mela Classic Sunday:
14:00 – Jamil Malik
14:30 – Sudeshna Bhattacharya
15:30 – Rafaqat Ali Khan
16:30 – Faheem Mazhar
This year’s Mela is number thirteen since the beginnings in 2001. The festival spans multiple genres and include a variety of artistic expressions like music, dance, literature and theatre, with an array of events for children, youth and adults.
This years’ event includes among others: Wyclef Jean, Samsaya, Gentleman, Dubioza Kollektiv, Les Ambassedeurs, Mercan Dede, Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan and Salim Sulaiman Merchant.
Check out the exiting festival program and enjoy the Mela Festival!