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Four new artists ready for the main stage!

Four new artists are ready for the main stage at Oslo Mela in August! The hitmakers Chani Nattan [...]


More artists ready for Oslo Mela 2024

Palestinian shamstep group 47Soul, up-and-coming rapper Unge Beirut, Colombian-British music collective Mestizo and Bhangra stars [...].


Would you like to volunteer at Oslo Mela 2024?

You can now register as a volunteer at this year's Oslo Mela! As a volunteer you get [...]


The first artists are ready for Oslo Mela 2024

Legendary pop star Sajjad Ali, supergroup Les Amazones d'Afrique, experimental jazz artist Sarathy Korwar, the [...]


Who was Walter Rodney?

Walter Rodney was born in Georgetown, the capital of then-British Guiana. He grew up during [...].


Spring at Melahuset - activism, art and community

Stand-up with a casteless comedian, literary conversations about anti-colonialism, concerts and film screenings are on the [...].


Thanks for the music, Lillebjørn Nilsen

One of Norway's most prominent folk singers, Lillebjørn Nilsen, passed away on Saturday, January 27. Not only [...]


Let's keep Rådhusplassen as Oslo's main square

Simply proposing to lay an emergency route across Rådhusplassen is to underestimate its importance [...].


Khalid Salimi named Dialogue Voice of the Month

The Nobel Peace Center has named Khalid Salimi, director of Melahuset and Oslo Mela, as "Dialogue Voice of the Month" [...].


The fall program for Melahuset is ready

Marking the resistance of the military coup in Chile, a visit from one of Africa's great literary voices [...].