NORTHERN ireland's largest celebration of cultural diversity

Belfast’s August Bank holiday weekend is synonymous with the Belfast Mela, the city’s annual celebration of global cultures when tens of thousands of visitors pack Botanic Gardens, Belfast to revel in a unique carnival of global cultures.
The event will transform the park into an exotic magic garden filled with the sights, sounds and aromas of nations right around the world. Music and dance, arts and culture will combine to create the heady, good humoured atmosphere of a unique event which invites the world into the heart of our city.