The Mela pulled in the crowds despite a mixed bag of weather!
A day of music and dance with an international flavour brought thousands of visitors to Peel Park for the Bradford Mela.
Two stages offered performances from acts representing an array of cultures during ten hours of live entertainment yesterday. The eclectic mix was complemented by a curious collection of street performers.
Hardened music fans huddled round the stage areas despite the rain, which did appear to have an impact on the Bradford Council run events overall attendance.
There was banghra from established -British Asian band DCS, Bollywood Pakistani Gawali singers, breakdancers and traditional polish music to bend visitors ears among a bill of 300 plus performances .
For those after a bit of sustenance, there was a wealth of international dishes to tickle the taste buds and families strolled round more than 200 stalls, some offering hands on craft workshops and others selling goods.
Article taken from the Telegraph & Argus