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The Cardiff Multicultural Mela will be held again at the exclusive Roald Dahl Plass (Oval Basin) in Cardiff Bay. The venue has become a permanent home to our annual event. Roald Dahl Plass (Welsh: Plas Roald Dahl) is a public plaza in Cardiff Bay, part of Cardiff, Wales. It is named after Cardiff-born author Roald Dahl and is located on the coast along the south of the city centre. The square is home to the Senedd (Welsh Assembly Building) and the Wales Millennium Centre, a performing arts centre. The bowl-like shape of the plaza has made it a popular amphitheatre for hosting open-air concerts. Many large festivals are organised at the venue, taking advantage of the venues excellent setting and accessibility.

Roald Dahl Plass

Find out more details about the venue, the Roald Dahl Plass, also known as the Oval Basin. This is a public plaza in Cardiff Bay, which is home to the Mela since 2008.

Location History

Find out more details about the current and previous year venue that have hosted the Cardiff Multicultural Mela over the years, including the first mela in 2007.

Getting Here

Find out more details about getting to the Mela including parking information, timings and details of travel via car, train and bus. Please also take note of the extensive free parking.

Location Map

Please find here a location map of the site venue which includes all the main roads leading into the location. Other key landmarks are also listed on the map including the nearest train station.