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FAQs

To make sure you have the best possible Virtual Mela experience we have compiled a few handy hints and tips to assist you. 

Do I have to pay for Mela at Home?

No the festival is totally free of charge. However we do encourage you to donate to support the future of Mela.

How can I access the online events?

All content can be accessed from the Belfast Mela website through our special interactive map. Each day a different line up will be released across all of the festival zones. Content will also be available across social media platforms including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tik Tok.

How do I access live and interactive events?

Live and interactive events will be hosted through video streaming platform Zoom as well as Facebook Live and Instagram Live. Each interactive event listing will have information on how to register where required.

What is the best way to view the online events?

All content can be accessed via a desktop computer, laptop, mobile or tablet device. For the best viewing experience we would recommend that content is viewed on a large screen such as TV, computer or large tablet.

Will Mela return as a live event?

We very much hope to return with the traditional festival in 2021 and planning has already commenced on new ways of working if restrictions are still in place.