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Experience Mela in Oslo; a festival that will challenge your senses with international rhythms, amazing music, delicious food, family fun and dance, all on one site! Mela 2017 will be a three-day celebration at the City Hall Square from the 18th-20th of August, and we are delighted to welcome you to share this adventure with us.

Mela brings the world to Oslo by introducing some of the world’s greatest artists at a festival in the heart of city . With leading artists from all art forms from different continents and genres, Mela 2017 will once again transform the city center into a place where cultural horizons are broadened and new art expressions explored. 

Mela was held in for the first time in 2001, and evolved into one of the leading international European festivals of its kind. The festival attracts around 300,000 people every year, and features an incomparable lineup of diverse art expressions from Africa, Asia, America and Europe.

World Music
Young talents
Light show
Children and young people