MELA LAUNCHES 20TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION!

The Mela, Edinburgh's annual festival of world music, dance, food and family fun has launched its 2014 programme.

News

Mela Opening Night: The King of Ghosts

Aug 26

An incredible new international collaboration kicks off the 2014 Edinburgh Mela this friday...

Festival Countdown: Edinburgh Mela

Aug 19

With less than two weeks to go until the Mela arrives in Leith Links, it's time to get excited...

Edinburgh Mela launches 20th birthday celebration!

Jul 08

The Mela, Edinburgh's annual festival of world music, dance, food and family fun has launched its 2014 programme.

Edinburgh Festivals & Glasgow 2014 competition

Jun 20

Win an trip to Edinburgh's Festivals and the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games!

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Features

Festival Kids

A quick look at what's on at Edinburgh's festivals for the young or young at heart...

How to get More for Less at 2014's Festivals

Don't let the crowds fool you; unlike many tourist hot-spots, Edinburgh can offer you a very cheap full day out...

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Beyond the festivals

Exploring Scotland

Some of the world's most spectacular scenery and most enduring experiences are just a short trip away. Why not extend your visit to Edinburgh's Festivals and explore Scotland?

Attractions

Choose from national collections and international blockbusters to more intimate spaces and exhibits to venues that encourage exploration and adventure.

Explore Edinburgh

The villages of Edinburgh are well worth discovering – each is surprisingly close to the city centre, and a world away from what you might expect.

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