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Melahuset received "Certificate of Appreciation" during the Gambian Culture Week

On Saturday, August 5, Melahuset received the "Certificate of Appreciation" during the closing of this year's Gambian Culture Week. The award is presented [...]


Ashley Shiri is the new festival manager for Melafestivalen

When Oslo Mela is held at Rådhusplassen from August 18 to 20, Ashley Shiri will be [...].


No one is free until everyone is free!

"Unity and solidarity are our means in the struggle to achieve rights." On July 1, [...]


Three new artists ready for Oslo Mela 2023

One of the biggest Sufi stars of our time, Sanam Marvi, and bhangra legend Abrar-Ul-Haq are both ready for [...].


The first artists for Oslo Mela Festival are ready!

Dance crew The Quick Style, revolutionary rapper Ana Tijoux, qawwali singer Faiz Ali Faiz, Afropsychedelic BCUC [...].


Thank you, Harry Belafonte

On Tuesday, April 25, 2023, singer, actor and human rights activist Harry Belafonte passed away at the age of 96. I [...]


The importance of new performances for children

A rich king on the move and the fruits of a cocoa tree take center stage in a newly written [...]


This is happening on Melahuset this spring

We at Melahuset are looking forward to welcoming the public to a varied spring programme where [...].


Don't forget: Benjamin Hermansen 1985-2001

It has been 22 years since Benjamin Hermansen was killed by neo-Nazis outside the convenience store on [...]


Angela Davis and Mela in Artforum

The interdisciplinary artist Sandra Mujinga highlights Angela Davis's visit to Melafestivalen in August in [...]