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Since 1982 Leicester Special Belgrave Mela has been a community focused celebration of South Asian Arts and Indian Culture which has left a trail of milestones, memories and memorabilia in its path. Over the years the festival has changed name, changed location and grown dramatically but its values and mission remain the same.

The project, ‘Belgrave Mela: A 30 year history’, is exploring, in detail, the heritage of the Mela festival, how it began, its historical significance, its wholesale nfl jerseys impact on communities and how the festival set the bench mark for dozens of similar summer festivals which take place across the country.

Ever Plan since it began, the Leicester Belgrave Mela (formally known as the ‘Belgrave Carnival’ and ‘Belgrave Clarendon Mela’) has played a major Post part in community wholesale nfl jerseys cohesion in Leicester. We want the local community to learn, explore, celebrate and help us to preserve the legacy it has created.

1982 to 1985 | Belgrave Carnival | Cossington Park
1986 to 1999 | Belgrave Mela | Cossington Park
2000 to 2004 | Leicester Belgrave Mela | Abbey Park
2005 to 2012 | Leicester Belgrave Mela Festival | City Centre

Leicester Belgrave Mela is still признаны an annual Comedy community festival, but it is now internationally renowned and attracts tens of thousands бесплатно, of people each year. Thanks to the wholesale nfl jerseys financial support that we have cheap mlb jerseys received from the Heritage Lottery Fund, we aim to create a unique souvenir brochure, educational DVD and online exhibition, as well wholesale mlb jerseys as a formal archive, showcasing the public’s memories of the Mela. The project will enable us to conserve part of the UK’s diverse heritage for present and future generations to experience and enjoy.

For more information, and to tell us your mela story, visit

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