Bradford mela 2009

Deputy Lord Mayor of Bradford, Councillor Naveeda Ikram, cuts the 21st anniversary cake

8.48am Monday 15th June 2009

Bradford mela 2009

Dance act Desi Bravehearts and Shakti Arts on stage

8.49am Monday 15th June 2009

Bradford mela 2009

Isa Mohammed, six, has fun go-karting

8.50am Monday 15th June 2009

Bradford mela 2009

Colourful crowds at the sunny Mela

8.51am Monday 15th June 2009

Bradford mela 2009

Nilceia Silva dancing to the drum beat

8.52am Monday 15th June 2009

Bradford mela 2009

Painted faces, clockwise from bottom left, Hamzah Akhtar, four, Amerah Anife, four, Rahanah Akhtar, eight, Hannah Akhtar, five, and Zahra Akhtar, four

8.53am Monday 15th June 2009

Bradford mela 2009

Babu Calwa and Shonja Nat perform

8.54am Monday 15th June 2009

Bradford mela 2009

Community photographer Tim Smith, who has photographed every Mela since it first began

8.54am Monday 15th June 2009

Bradford mela 2009

One-man band Jake Rodrigues

8.55am Monday 15th June 2009

Bradford mela 2009

Amir Shah and his son Jashim Shah, 14 months

8.56am Monday 15th June 2009

Bradford mela 2009

Luqman Bashir, five, has his face painted

8.56am Monday 15th June 2009

Bradford mela 2009

Neel Chandani, two, chases bubbles

8.57am Monday 15th June 2009

Bradford mela 2009

Neel Chandani, two, chases bubbles

8.58am Monday 15th June 2009

Bradford mela 2009

The crowd waits for Canadian superstar Jazzy B

8.58am Monday 15th June 2009

Bradford mela 2009

Fans of bhangra artist Jazzy B

8.59am Monday 15th June 2009

Bradford mela 2009

Fans of bhangra artist Jazzy B

9.00am Monday 15th June 2009

Bradford mela 2009

Jazzy B from Canada, one of the top bhangra artists in th world, performs on the Mango Stage

9.01am Monday 15th June 2009

Bradford mela 2009

Rafiq Mohammed prepares naan bread

9.04am Monday 15th June 2009

Bradford mela 2009

Naeem Salaria performs on stage

9.05am Monday 15th June 2009

Bradford mela 2009

Crowds watch a dance act on the Sunrise Stage

9.05am Monday 15th June 2009

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