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Valletta International Baroque Festival: 13 to 27 JANUARY 2018


Valletta Baroque Festival

The Valletta International Baroque Festival’s purpose is to celebrate the baroque identity of Valletta. For two weeks, from the 13th till the 27th of January 2018, Valletta will be alive with music from the period when it was built.

This event will see top international Baroque…

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FEAST OF ST. PAUL’S SHIPWRECK: 10 FEBRUARY 2018


St Paul

St Paul’s feast is celebrated in the Parish Church of St. Paul Shipwrecked in Valletta and in the streets of Malta’s capital city. It commemorates the shipwreck of the Apostle St. Paul on the Maltese Islands, an event which took place in 60 AD and which is…

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CARNIVAL IN MALTA & GOZO: 09 – 13 FEBRUARY 2018


carnival

Carnival is celebrated in numerous towns and villages but especially in Valletta, Floriana and Nadur Gozo. It is indeed a kind of explosion of colour in the way of decorated floats and costumes. Carnival serves also as means of merriment and a time when individuals also dress…

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Holy Week & Easter: 26 MARCH – 01 APRIL 2018


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Easter is the most important feast in the calendar of the Roman Catholic Church. Maltese look forward to Easter with great enthusiasm as it brings various traditions back to life. On Maundy Thursday it’s a custom that Maltese visit churches and Last Supper displays. Good Friday is…

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All Year Round Events

ALARME: All year Round


Alarme

ALARME is a military re-enactment that portrays the historic and turbulent tenure of Malta by French troops, following Napoleon’s landing and conquest of the islands in 1798. The re-enactment gives an account of the French troops’ arrival in Malta, the subsequent attempt to administer the Maltese Islands…

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IN GUARDIA PARADE: All Year Round


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In Guardia Parades are re-enactments of an authentic historical event, the regular inspection of the fort and garrison by the Grand Bailiff of the Order of the Knights of St. John in charge of military affairs. During the re-enactment the fort’s garrison (some 70 in all), dressed…

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AFM MILITARY BAND DISPLAY AND CHANGING OF THE GUARD: All Year Round


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The New Guard together with the AFM military band will leave city gate at 1000hrs and should take place in the forecourt (St Georges Square) of the Presidential Palace in Valletta at around 1015am. Once there a formal ceremony in which sentries providing ceremonial guard duties at important institutions…

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CHANGING OF THE GUARD: ALL YEAR ROUND


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The new guard together with the AFM Military Band will leave Valletta City Gate at 10.00hrs and should take position in the forecourt of the Presidential Palace (St George’s Square) at around 1015hrs. Once there, a formal ceremony takes place in which sentries providing ceremonial guard duties…

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