Global Village

Global Village

WHEN 1pm - 5pm
WHERE City Hall Grounds

Round off the afternoon in the Mela Global Village at City Hall grounds with food, music, dance and family workshops.

World Music & Dance

Soak up the carnival atmosphere with the very best local world music and dance featuring


  • Uplifting songs from African Gospel Choir Dublin
  • Beautiful dance from South Asian Dance Academy
  • Funky sounds from the Belfast Ukuele Band
  • Groovy beats from Bollywood Brass Band
  • Eastern delights from Chinese fan dancers

Family Arts Workshops

Get hands on with our family arts workshops featuring:


  • Chinese Calligraphy
  • Pinata Making
  • Japanese crafts
  • Russian doll making
  • Indian Henna Painting

Food Market

Tickle your taste buds with our street food market featuring delicious bites from:


  • Kubo
  • Don Balloon Greek Food
  • Lia Tia Jauna
  • The Good Food Shak
  • Oui Poutine
  • Holestone
  • Crepes 2 Go
  • Crispstix

Take Part

Help us bring Mela Carnival to life and work with our creative team to produce a wonderful world of music, dance and art.

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Creative Collaborators

Show your support for our growing cultural diversity by becoming a Friend of Mela and enjoy a range of corporate benefits for your business.

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