India Mela this weekend in Kobe!

Here’s the latest information on the 2011 India Mela in Kobe! This huge Indian cultural festival was held for the first time last year at Meriken Park in Kobe and was an astounding success, attracting 50,000 participants. India Mela is sure to be a big hit this year, too. Indian dance, music, delicious food, and lots of shopping will be waiting for you. I know I’ll be there.

Saturday, October 8th: Pre-Event
15:00-16:00: Bollywood Dance Contest (1st Prize, Y100,000)
18:00-19:00 Bollywood Dance Ranbu (audience participation)

Sunday, October 9th: Main Event
10:00-20:00: Performances throughout the day
18:45-19:35: Bollywood Medley and Fashion Show

Monday, October 10th: Main Event
10:00-19:00: Performances throughout the day
14:50-15:40: Bingo – win tickets for two to India!

Shops, restaurants, and booths offering henna, fortune-telling, and other activities will be open all three days.

Date: October 8th – 10th, 2011
Location: Meriken Park, Kobe
Website: http://www1.odn.ne.jp/indiamela/index.html

How To Get There

India Mela 2011 at Kobe Meriken Park
(JR or Hanshin Lines) Motomachi Station: Walk 15 minutes south to the port area.

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