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Maskey congratulates Belfast Mela organisers

30 August, 2009 - by Alex Maskey


South Belfast Sinn Féin MLA Alex Maskey has congratulated the organisers of the Belfast Mela event which is place today.

The south Belfast MLA was commenting after attending today’s event in Botanic Gardens.

Alex Maskey MLA said,
“The Belfast Mela is now in its third year and is going from strength to strength, showcasing music, food, dance and art from throughout the globe to a local audience as well as highlighting the importance of environmental issues by choosing the environment as this year’s theme for the event.

“The organisers of this event are to be congratulated for their great work in creating an opportunity for the people of Belfast and further afield the opportunity to experience numerous cultures from throughout the world.

“Events like this should serve to remind all of us of the great benefits of living in a multi-cultural society. Long may such events continue in our city.”
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