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Events Calendar

CARNIVAL IN MALTA & GOZO: 13-17 FEBRUARY 2015


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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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VALENTINE’S DAY: 14 FEBRUARY 2015


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In many countries Saint Valentine’s Day, also known as Valentine’s Day is celebrated each year on February 14. What once started as an exchange of cards with a handwritten note has over a period of time turned into a special day, allowing people to express how they…

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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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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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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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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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