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Edinburgh Mela

Edinburgh Mela (Leith Links, Edinburgh) – held annually in late August, the Edinburgh Mela (held at Leith Links, a public park within the docks district of Edinburgh) seeks to embrace all its diverse communities and cultures, providing a showcase and development opportunities for artists from within those groups, working alongside artists of national and international stature. Its aim is to provide a high quality festival of music, dance and the wider arts from around the world, with the express purpose of promoting understanding between people and advancing the cause of community coherence. Entry fee: £4 (Adult), free for children under 12 years. See the event’s website for details: www.edinburgh-mela.co.uk