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Events Calendar

BIRGUFEST: 10 – 12 OCTOBER 2014


Birgufest

The Birgu Fest is an annual event which takes place in one of Malta’s oldest and most historic cities, Birgu (also known as Vittoriosa).

The main reason of this festival is to highlight Birgu’s historic and architectural beauty. Another event which was included in the Birgufest…

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ROLEX MIDDLE SEA RACE: 18 – 25 OCTOBER 2014


rolex middle sea race

The Rolex Middle Sea Race is a highly rated offshore classic, often mentioned in the same breath as the Rolex Fastnet, The Rolex Sydney – Hobart and Newport-Bermuda as a “must do” race.

The start of the Rolex Middle Sea Race on the 18th October…

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Christmas in Malta: DECEMBER 2014


Malta_Christmas_Street_Decorations

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

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


In-Guardia-Parade-In-Valletta

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


AFM_Band

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


changing-of-the-guard

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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