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Prime time Events

July 27th , Saturday 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm

Grammy award winner Violin Maestro Ganesh Rajagopalan & Friends
Global Music Extravaganza


Indian classical Violin maestro Ganesh Rajagopalan (of Ganesh Kumaresh duo brothers fame) is internationally renowned performer and composer for past five decades. As a child prodigy he has been performing since the young age of seven and rose to stardom.

July 28th, Sunday 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm

DISHA , Anti-Genre Experimental Band from Seattle.


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Message from Artistic Director

Namaste! On July 29th and 30th, Redmond City Hall campus will play host to Ananda Mela: Joyful Festival of India, presented to you by the Vedic Cultural Center (VCC) of Sammamish in collaboration with the City of Redmond. The founder and visionary leader of Ananda Mela, Harry Terhanian, and dozens of tireless volunteers of VCC have worked year-round to offer this beautiful, free festival to Redmond’s residents and visitors this weekend. Ananda Mela has been conducted annually since 2010.

Ananda Mela aims to showcase Indian arts and culture with intricately crafted displays, entertainment on multiple stages, participatory activities and contests for everyone, informative and enlightening presentations, and other memorable experiences including tasty food and irresistible shopping.

Festival grounds open at 12 noon. On the Ganga Stage and Yamuna Stage, you can witness and enjoy performances of a wide range of classical, folk, and popular dance and music traditions from different parts of India. Prime-time performances occur between 6:30 pm and 9 pm on both days.



Latha Sambamurti


Want to take part in the Cultural Festival of india (AnandaMela)?

There are various programs and activities like Dance, Music, Cooking Contest, Henna Contest, Making Ganesha, Rangoli, Chess etc.,
Registrations are open now. Please register to participate in various events.


Title & Ganga Stage Sponsor


Yamuna Stage Sponsor




About Ananda Mela

Ananda Mela - Joyful Festival of India is the largest festival in the Northwest showcasing the diversity of incredible India. Started in 2010, this year will mark the ninth anniversary of this event. It will be held on July 29th and 30th. It is a FREE outdoor festival held at the Redmond City Hall campus, drawing around 20,000 attendees over a glorious summer weekend. this festival has gained a lot of popularity in the cultural scene of Northwest. With a full galore of cultural dioramas, performance arts on stage, demonstrations of ancient traditions, Vedic lifestyle, delicious cuisine, Indian bazaar and much more, this event offers a unique, holistic experience to the audiences. This year Vedic Village at Ananda Mela offers ancient wisdom from Vedic tradition to take a holistic approach to body, mind, and soul while protecting the delicate balance between these three dimensions of human evolution.

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