Tucked away in the tropical scenery of Botanic the Fantasty Forest makes a welcome return to the Mela. This is a magical children's arts experience featuring a diverse programme of interactive nature-inspired creative arts workshops, delivered by visual artists, craft people, dancers, musicians and storytellers.
Highlights of the FANTASY FOREST includes:
Street theatre shows from Zulu Tradition and Afrikan Warriors
Dance, movement and singing workshops showcasing dance moves and genres from all over the world
International storytellers feature in the The Storytelling Tree with traditional stories from across the world
Performances and workshops from India, Eastern Europe, China, Japan and the Philippines.
Feast your eyes on The Fantastical Creatures, our ongoing public arts installation created by ArtsEkta with communities and schools from across Northern Ireland.