Published 19 August 2012
Tens of thousands of people are expected to flock to Gunnersbury Park today (Sunday, 19 August) for the O2 London Mela.
The free festival, which is celebrating its 10th year, is inspired by South Asian culture. Entertainment includes classical and new music, as well as street arts, dance, visual arts, a giant funfair, comedy, and food stalls offering cuisine from around the world.
Festival highlights include music from the Philharmonia Orchestra and a 300-person parade with giant floats and amazing costumes.
The festival's high quality music is presented in partnership with the BBC Asian Network.
For more information visit the Mela festival website http://www.londonmela.org/