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Events Calendar

Holy Week & Easter: 13 – 20 APRIL 2014


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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…Read More

MALTA INTERNATIONAL FIREWORKS FESTIVAL: 25 – 30 APRIL 2014


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The 13th edition of the Malta International Fireworks Festival will take place on the 25th, 26th and 30th of April 2013.

The Grand Finale will be held in Valletta’s Grand Harbour on April 30th.

Numerous Maltese and foreign fireworks factories will be participating in this competitive…Read More

MALTA INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL: 27 APRIL – 11 MAY 2014


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The Malta International Music Festival is a non-profit arts organization fully dedicated to teaching and performing of classical music at the highest standard. The festival takes place twice a year on the beautiful Mediterranean Island of Malta, in the capital city Valletta. This Festival is a must for…Read More

8th Mechanised Group Fireworks Festival: 3 MAY 2014


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The Floriana Local Council, Malta is organizing the 8th Mechanised Ground Fireworks Festival (locally known as “Nar ta’ l-Art”) which will be held in Saint Publius Square on Saturday, 3rd May 2014, on the eve of the feast of Saint Publius – Floriana’s Patron Saint.

Ground…Read More

THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY: 3 & 4 MAY 2014


Contemporary dance adaption

 The Picture of Dorian Gray: “The love that dare not speak its Name”

 An extraordinary contemporary dance adaption of the novel by Oscar Wilde, the classic “The Picture of Dorian Gray” with an international cast of dancers.

Venue: Manoel Theatre in Valletta

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L-IMNARJA: 29 JUNE 2014


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The Feast commemorates two important Saints in Maltese religious lore, St. Peter and St. Paul.  This feast is held in Buskett Garden on the eve of June 29 the day of the feast. The liturgical services are held in the Mdina Cathedral. During the late afternoon hours,…Read More

Next Years Events

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


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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…Read More

All Year Round Events

ALARME: All year Round


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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…Read More

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…Read More

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…Read More

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…Read More

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