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Norwegian cultural life has changed enormously in recent years

Kontekst interviews Melafestivalen's founder Khalid Salimi about Norwegian cultural life and Mela's 20th anniversary. Read the full […]

Oslo Melas Khalid Salimi in Dagsavisen

Aslak Borgersrud interviews the director of Melafestivalen Khalid Salimi in Dagsavisen's "Name in the news": - I [...]

Angela Davis kicks off Oslo Mela 2022

Why is racism a global concern is the question being debated when iconic activist Angela [...]

Grammy winner for Oslo Mela 2022

Melafestivalen is back after three years, as before with free admission and strong artists, among [...]

Manu Chao will return to Melafestivalen

On Sunday 14 August 2022, the whole of Oslo will take on Manu Chao on the Mela Festival's main stage at Rådhusplassen. [...]

Mela is back and needs you as a volunteer!

Finally Mela is back and we need you as a volunteer! Do you want to [...]

Melahuset cancels tonight's performance, Teesri Dhun

Melahuset cancels tonight's performance, Teesri Dhun. We are proud of all the thousands who have [...]

Melafestivalen 2022 back at Rådhusplassen

Melafestivalen is finally back at Rådhusplassen in Oslo this year! The weekend of 12-14 August it will be [...]

Relive this weekend's concerts!

Then we can look back on another weekend with good music, good atmosphere and [...]