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27 Aug: Belfast Mela

ArtsEkta and Diabetes UK are looking for volunteers from all backgrounds to join them in creating this year’s Mela.

The Belfast Mela is Northern Ireland’s biggest celebration of cultural diversity which encourages active attendance, interaction and entertainment from and for a diverse kaleidoscope of cultures. 

Taking place on Sunday 27th August at Botanic Park in Belfast, the Mela transforms the Park into a magical global garden filled with the sights, sounds and aromas of nations right around the world. Music, dance, arts and culture come together to create a heady, good humoured atmosphere which invites the world into the heart of our city.

For the full programme of events, visit www.belfastmela.org.uk


ArtsEkta a wide variety of opportunities including tasks ranging from artist liaison, production and technical assistants, volunteer supervisors, performance supervisors, hospitality assistants and much more! In addition to learning how a festival operates, all volunteers will receive a specialised health and safety training prior to the festival and all volunteers receive free admission to the festival and a mela t-shirt!

Register for this opportunity online: ArtsEkta Belfast Mela Volunteers

Diabetes UK also need volunteers at the Belfast Mela to talk to members of the public and helping them to raise awareness of diabetes and the charity, encourage people to undergo a risk assessment for Type 2 diabetes and motivate those who are at risk to attend their GP. 

Register for this opportunity online: Diabetes UK Belfast Mela Volunteers

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