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In pictures: A vibrant celebration of South Asian culture at 2021’s Preston City Mela

Posted on - 5th September, 2021 - 4:30pm | Author - | Posted in - Arts, City Centre, Flag Market, Music, Photos, Preston City Centre, Preston News, What's On in Preston
Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Pic: Michael Porter Photography

Preston City Mela took place yesterday (Saturday 4 September), in a vibrant celebration of South Asian arts, music, dance, culture and heritage.

The event had been delayed from its usual early summer slot due to the pandemic, but there was no dialling down the high energy and community spiritedness on display at the Flag Market.

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Local photographer Michael Porter went along to capture the fun.

Check the photos below to see if you can spot yourself or someone you know, and view the full album on Facebook.

Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography
Pic: Michael Porter Photography


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