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Events Calendar

Santa Swim 2014


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Join Dorothy and her friends from Oz for this year’s
SANTA SWIM
on Saturday 6th December at 10.00am.

 
Proceedings in aid of l-Istrina. To register please contact our Christmas Desk on 21250520 or email christmas@excelsior.com.mt.

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Christmas in Malta: DECEMBER 2014


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Christmas is a one of the highest celebrated feasts in Malta and Gozo, both for its religious significance as well as in its more social aspect.  The festive season brings with it several nativity scenes, displays of cribs, carol services and other events which are organised in…

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Bethlehem f’Għajnsielem


Bethlehem Ghajnsielem

This year’s edition of Bethlehem f’Ghajnsielem opens on Saturday, 6th December 2014 and remains open until Sunday, 4th January 2015.

The nativity village is situated adjacent to the Għajnsielem main square, on the island of Gozo, just 5 minutes by walk from Mgarr Harbour. Appropriately called “Bethlehem f’Għajnsielem”,…

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Next Years Events

VODAFONE MALTA MARATHON: 22 FEBRUARY 2015


2015 Malta Marathon

The Vodafone Malta Marathon takes place ever year. Participants can choose to participate either in the full marathon or the half-marathon.

Finish line is at the popular town promenade of Sliema.

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Valletta International Baroque Festival: 10 – 24 JANUARY 2015


Baroque festival 2015

The Valletta International Baroque Festival’s purpose is to celebrate the baroque identity of Valletta. The Festival originated three years ago. For two weeks, from the 10th till the 24th of January 2015, Valletta will be alive with music from the period when it was built.

The activities will…

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Holy Week & Easter: 29 MARCH – 05 APRIL 2015


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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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CARNIVAL IN MALTA & GOZO: 13-17 FEBRUARY 2015


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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MALTA INTERNATIONAL FIREWORKS FESTIVAL: 25 APRIL – 02 MAY 2015


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The 14th edition of the Malta International Fireworks Festival will take place between the 25th April and 2nd May 2015.

Pyrothecnic displays will take place on:
Saturday 25th April, Thursday 30th April and Saturday 2nd May 2015

Numerous Maltese and foreign fireworks factories will be…

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FEAST OF ST. PAUL’S SHIPWRECK: 10 FEBRUARY 2015


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 recorded in…

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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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