Annual Events in Malta
As anyone who has been on the island in the summer time will tell you, the Maltese don’t half love a festival! Pretty much every town, village and city has a massive one every year with deafening and spectacular fireworks let off to mark each event. There are many other music, arts and beer festivals staged on the island that you should try and get along to if you’re trip to Malta coincides with them. For example, look out for the Malta Air Show, the Nadur Carnival or the magical Birgufest with its candle-lit procession.
Carnivals to celebrate the start of Lent come in all sorts of shapes, sizes and guises throughout the world. You’ll no doubt know about the one in Rio and pushing that a close second is Mardi Gras in New Orleans. But when it comes to finding Malta’s premier event you need to head for the tiny village of Nadur on Gozo . READ MORE
Ask any art lover to name the best night to visit Valletta and the answer is as obvious as picking a penguin out in the flamingo enclosure. Their answer would be ‘Notte Bianca’ – the capital’s all-night festival of art and culture. READ MORE