Santa Maria Feast in Gozo

Santa Maria Feast in Gozo

The Feast of the Assumption, also known as the feast of ‘Santa Maria’, is celebrated every year on the 15th of August and marks the ascent into heaven by the Virgin Mary. This popular Maltese ‘festa’ is the peak of the summer season of religious village...
Saint Georges Feast Origins

Saint Georges Feast Origins

Palestinian folklore suggests that the feast originated during the Byzantine rule of Palestine. According to the folktale, “the feast came and the young men stood together making their vows. One said, ‘I will give a goat,’ another ‘I will give...
Tradition of Fireworks in Malta

Tradition of Fireworks in Malta

Fireworks in Malta have a long tradition which goes back to the time of the Order of the Knights of St. John. The feu de joie using gun salutes, the musketterija firing of muskets, the solfarelli d’aria, St. Catherine’s wheels (irdieden) and other forms of...
Feast of Saint Georges in Malta and Gozo

Feast of Saint Georges in Malta and Gozo

The feast of St. George in Gozo, is renowned for more than its sacred celebration. Amongst various attractions, traditional horse races take place in Republic Street, Victoria on Sunday afternoon (feast day). St. George’s Parish boasts a popular brass band known...
Mother’s Day Offer

Mother’s Day Offer

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