Mela 2014 29/08/14 to 31/08/2014

The Mela returns to Leith Links at the end of August .2014 is also the Mela’s 20th birthday and I’m sure there will be something for everyone over the weekend opening on the Friday night with a production entitled ‘The King of Ghosts’ Details can be found at WWW.EDINBURGH-MELA.CO.UK

As in previous years the Mela organisers are looking for volunteers to help make the weekend  run smoothly if your interested please see details below:

The Edinburgh Mela Festival 2014

is looking for volunteers…

 Friday 29th  August – Sunday 31st August

A carnival atmosphere with a vibrant and exciting mix of dance, music, street art and theatre, The Edinburgh Mela Festival is a lively, colourful event for all the family.

We are looking for enthusiastic and friendly volunteers to join the Festival team, so if you are looking for a fun, summer experience then this is the opportunity for you…

We are looking for volunteers in the following areas:

Artist Liaison, Audience Services, Market Stalls, Kids and family area, Green Recycling Team and Marketing.

We provide:

  • A volunteer training session, which will give you a chance to meet your volunteer colleagues
  • Travel expenses to and from the Festival
  • A meal per shift plus refreshments from our hospitality area
  • 2 complimentary day tickets
  • A limited edition Mela t-shirt
  • You will be able to ask for a reference on successful completion of your volunteer post

You will be asked to attend a short, informal interview and training session.

To find out more, please contact Antonia Dickson on 07870621086 or; alternatively write to The Edinburgh Mela, Unit 14, Abbeymount Techbase, 2 Easter Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5AN

 The deadline for all opportunities is Sunday 10th August 2014.