30 August 2023
The largest celebration of cultural diversity on the island of Ireland drew to a close at Botanic Gardens last Sunday with the traditional Mela Day, sponsored by Sensata Technologies, where thousands gathered for a day of music, food, theatre, arts and dance. Botanic Gardens was once again transformed into a global party of music, dance, […]
06 July 2023
ArtsEkta were delighted to participate in the 25th anniversary of Refugee Week between the 19th – 25th June. We delivered a whole range of events that celebrated what compassion looks like in action. The events demonstrated that together we can create a shared understanding of compassion to ensure we are extending it widely to all. […]
30 June 2023
Discover Develop Design Deliver is a unique partnership between ArtsEkta and JoinHer that aims to address the challenges faced by underrepresented entrepreneurs, particularly women from Global Majority backgrounds. With funding provided by Ulster Bank’s Enterprise Fund, the programme is pioneered by two of the most influential voices on Ethnic Minority Communities in NI; Nisha Tandon […]
15 June 2023
Queen’s University Belfast, one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, and a member of the prestigious Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities awarded Nisha Tandon, founder andChief Executive of ArtsEkta an honorary Doctorate for services to the minority ethnic sector in Northern Ireland. ArtsEkta set up by Nisha, is one of the […]
24 April 2023
Belfast Mela is returning to the city for its 13th year with organisers saying it will transform its venue.
20 April 2023
ArtsEkta, Northern Ireland’s leading cultural diversity charity, has announced the cancellation of this year’s 14th Belfast Mela, which was due to take place on Sunday August 30th at Botanic Gardens.