Organisers of the Birmingham Mela, which took place in the West Midlands last weekend, said it was an unprecedented success with over 125,000 people attending over two days.

The event was held in Victoria Park, Smethwick on 6th and 7th July, the park was the place for people from all over the UK enjoying top music acts, food, a variety of stalls, games and a huge funfair.

Organised by Remarkable events, Raaj FM, and Sandwell council, with sponsors Star Plus, the extravaganza saw some of the biggest names in the British Asian music industry performing- including Foji, H Dhami, Saini Surinder, Navin Kundra, Raxstar, along with international performers such as Anita Lerche amongst others. This year was the introduction to Mela۪s Got Talent which was staged for the first time.

Danny Singh, Mela Chairman This year۪s Mela was fantastic, the weather was the best we have had in the three years running. We are grateful for all the support from the Sandwell Council, businesses and all our partners. This was a great community event that was exciting and vibrant for everybody.۝

Yeshpal Sharma, Senior Vice President Star UK & Europe said, Through a very successful partnership between Star Plus, Raaj FM, and Remarkable Events the mela attracted an exceptional crowd in the heart of West Midlands giving the local community a great weekend to remember. Viewers can soon catch highlights of the Birmingham Mela 2013 exclusively on Star Plus.۝