We thank all the participants, their parents, sponsors, all the participating associations and organisations in the ACT. Our special thanks to our volunteers and some of the stall holders who travelled interstate.

DIWALI MELA 2016 @Albert Hall

Sunday 6 Nov 2016

10 am to 9 pm


Invitation to Cultural Activities

Are you a talented musician, artist or performer and would like the chance to showcase your skills to a fantastic crowd of people who are going to be at the DIWALI MELA 2016 @  Albert Hall?

Then we want to hear from you!

As soon as possible, why?

A number of artists have already contacted us

for a time-slot for their item!!!

Fun, food and frolic



If you would like to showcase your talent on the stage then we want to hear from you. We know that there are many of you, with untapped talent out there, just waiting to be discovered!

Here is that golden opportunity!!!!

Some great shows at the Diwali Mela held in the historic and prestigious Albert Hall.

A day in your life and a date in your calendar,

not to be missed!!! 

Please provide the following details:

Name/s of the participant/s:

Name/s of parents:

Contact details: 


Program Details:

Duration of the Program:


Diwali Mela 2016 Committee

Contact:  6292 1809

Email: diwalimela100@gmail.com

"Here are some comments from the Community for Diwali Mela-2015:

‘….It was a great pleasure to be a part of this big event’.

‘….I could see their (organisers’) hard work and commitment in bringing it all together so beautifully’.

‘I want to commend all the volunteers who have put a tireless effort in making this full day event a great success’.

‘The Cooking contest was great. I really enjoyed it. Hope you continue doing it in the coming years’.   

‘….such a splendid showcase of performances presented in an extremely professional manner’.  

‘…the cultural program was beautifully done and everyone enjoyed themselves which is a great accomplishment’. 

‘Thank you so much for providing a stage for us to put our stall. We all had super fun at the event and it was all worth it at the end of the day’.


‘We had such a great night and we were so happy we got such a great response from the audience. Thank you so much’. And there are many more………………..!



It will be held on Sunday 6 November (Diwali - Sunday 30 October, 2016).


The most colourful event of Canberra


Information with your family and friends


To discuss your participation

About the Mela

The festival of lights, symbolically celebrating a victory of good over evil and the most popular festival in India, has been celebrated every year with lots of enthusiasm, fun and frolic.  The Mela is celebrated in the heritage-listed Albert Hall, Yarralumla in the heart of the Parliamentary Triangle. Carrying on the tradition of Diwali Mela that started […]


Thank you for your active participation, your valued contribution and brave attendance at the Diwali Mela every year. The management committee of Diwali Mela Inc acknowledges, appreciates and really humbled by your encouraging attitude and your overwhelming response.

Don’t miss our next event

Diwali Mela 2015 was so successful and strongly patronized that the organisers of Diwali Mela Inc have already begun preparations to celebrate Diwali Mela 2016, to be held on Saturday 29 October 2016, just a day before the actual date of Diwali which will be on Sunday 30 October, 2016. We sincerely welcome your valuable suggestions for […]

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