Malta: an Eventful Country all year long
Malta, known as the Island of the Knights of St John or the Jewel of the Mediterranean sea. It is an archipelago of three islands that is rich in culture and has serene views of the Mediterranean sea. The island is not only good to look at but has plenty to do and see when it comes to history and their culture. Human population has inhabited Malta for 7000 years which means there is plenty of buildings full of art or baroque architecture, to ruins that date back to 3600BC. Throughout the year there are a large number of events that are held within the country from Valletta to Gozo.
Would you like to know what are the upcoming events during your stay?
Then look below as we have all the information you need in order to make your experience in Malta an unforgettable one.
Sun 13 August - Tue 15 August
Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady
The Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady will take place in a variety of Maltese villages (Għaxaq, Gudja, Attard, Mosta, Mqabba, Qrendi, Victoria). This midsummer feast is considered to be one of the most important religious feasts in Malta.
Fri 22 September - Sun 24 September
Qala International Folk Festival
This International Folk Festival will take place in the village of Qala in Gozo.
The event allows you to experience the cultural attributes of folk dancing and music as well as seeing the original and unique costumes from Malta and around the world.
Fri 8 December - Tue 2 January
This is one of the most important events taking place in Gozo. Throughout the Christmas period, there will be exhibitions and re-enactments where people will be dressed up in the traditional clothing of the time, giving a special ambient environment and unique experience.
Tue 26 December - Sat 30 December
The Malta Christmas Festival
This is a religious festival where a variety of activities will take place with a welcoming and festive atmosphere during the Christmas and New Year period. They will be held in the capital cities of the Malta and Gozo: Valletta and Victoria.