Global Village

Global Village

WHEN 12pm - 4pm
WHERE City Hall Grounds

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

Get your best dance moves at the ready!

World Music & Dance

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


  • Uplifting songs from Utropiks
  • Beautiful dance from Indian, Mexico and China
  • Groovy beats from Beat Carnival
  • Spectacular Chinese Lion dance shows

Family Arts Workshops

Get hands on with our family arts workshops featuring:


  • Chinese Calligraphy
  • Pinata Making
  • Indian Henna Painting
  • African Mask Making

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

Our carnival parade is created with artists, communities and creative organisations right across the island of Ireland to produce an inclusive celebration for all to enjoy

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