Celebrate the Indo-UK year of culture at Anand Mela on 17th and 18th June

Charusmita Monday 29th May 2017 06:47 EDT

Running its 7th year, Anand Mela is a two-day family fest that attracts around 6000 visitors every year. Organised by the ABPL Group, the event will be held at Harrow Leisure Centre, Christchurch Avenue, Harrow HA3 5BD on 17th & 18th June 2017, from 10am to 7pm. There will be ample free parking for visitors and easy access for goods. The event will be covered by the press. There will be a wide range of stalls to attract the attendees, ranging from food and drinks to beauty, fashion, wedding, health, and so on. The mega fest will also include cultural performances on stage throughout the two days by established performers, as well as community organisations and school children.

Hope for Children, our Charity Partner for Anand Mela 2017, is an international charity that passionately believes every child has the right to a happy, healthy and positive childhood. Hope for Children enables vulnerable children to experience a positive childhood by improving their access to education and healthcare whilst empowering their families to support themselves.

To light up the stage this year, the performance line-up includes noted singer Navin Kundra, Honey’s Dance Academy (HDA), Mira Salat of Mira Performing Arts, singer Kishan Amin, East West Fusion Dance Group, AK Dance Academy, singer Adriana Galani, London Sharad Utsav, singer Raja Kashif, Bilete Bengali Group, and Indian Ladies in the UK (ILU), besides several other classical dance and musical performances.

Navin Kundra is one of the strongest forces in the contemporary British Asian music industry. He is a multitalented singer, songwriter and musician and has six number one smash hit singles and a Guinness World Record. Honey Kalaria is a choreographer, dancer and Bollywood specialist. She has worked with esteemed celebrities, such as Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Beyonce. Kishan Amin is a versatile performer with various feathers in his cap, such as Sufi music, Bollywood style, and devotional singing. AK Dance Academy specialise in Bollywood dance and fuse it with a variety of other dance forms, such as classical, traditional, modern contemporary and hip hop. Established since 2009, East West Fusion dance group specialises in diverse dance forms including Contemporary, Bollywood, Semi-Classical, Indo-Jazz, and Hip-Hop. Also joining the Mela from Vienna is Adriana Galani, who is well known in UK, India and Eastern Europe for her bi-lingual musical talent. The ILU Group, which connects Indian ladies across UK, will also be enthralling the audience, besides the Bilete Bengali group and the noted London Sharad Utsav which bring together multi-talented individuals from across the UK. Mira Performing Arts, which specialises in classical dance recitals, will also feature on the stage at the Mela.

All the money made from ticket sales proceeds of Anand Mela will go to Hope for Children charity. Tickets for the fest are £2.50 and can be purchased on the day itself. Entry is free for children under the age of 12. For stall booking and further details, please contact our office at 020 7749 4080.

We look forward to seeing you there!


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