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PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

FEB 6 - MAR 7

COSTUME EXHIBITION

Location: Atrium, Spazju Kreattiv, St James Cavallier, Valletta

Time: Tue - Fri 9:00am - 9:00pm, Sun 10:00am - 9:00pm 

Fee: Free

In collaboration with Spazju Kreattiv

A competitive exhibition of 24 carnival costumes which were specifically designed for Carnival 2021. Although the beauty of these garments cannot be enjoyed in motion, they can still be enjoyed for viewing up close in this exhibition at Spazju Kreattiv.

 

Disclaimer: Temperature will be taken at the door. Cases with flu-like symptoms will be refused entry. Masks are to be worn at all times and social distancing must be respected.

FEB 12 - 16

ARTISTIC INSTALLATIONS

Locations: Freedom Square (Near Parliament), St George's Square, Great Siege Square (next to Law Courts)

Competitive artistic installations that were designed and produced by Carnival participants. Due to the pandemic, these static installations have replaced the traditional Carnival floats for this year’s extraordinary edition.

FEB 12 - 16

STREET INSTALLATIONS 

Locations: Ħamrun, Qormi, Swieqi, Marsa, Mater Dei Hospital, Paola

Street installations designed by illustration artists and produced by Carnival participants.

FEB 12,13 & 14

KARNIVAL BAZAAR, ID-DAR!

 

Time:  9:00am

Tune in on: Facebook

In collaboration with Teatru Malta

An online three part mini-series hosted by Sarah Grech (Wardrobe Supervisor at Teatru Malta), Izzy Warrington and David Grima. Each episode will walk you through the process of making your own easy and ready to wear costumes, masks, and props from home!

TV PROGRAMMES

FEB 12

IL-QARĊILLA

Time: 6:30pm

Aired on: TVM2

Repeat: Feb 15 at 2:00pm

A dramatised rendition of the traditional poetic farce synonymous with Carnival. Set in the Inquisitor's Palace in Birgu, the production will also feature historical insights behind the Qarċilla.

FEB 13

IL-KARNIVAL TAT-TFAL 2020

Time: 11:00am

Aired on: TVM2

Throwback to last year’s Children’s Carnival from St George’s Square

FEB 14

MILL-IMĦAŻEN TAL-KARNIVAL - PART 1

Time: 11:00am

Aired on: TVM2

A feature showcasing the work behind the intricate and magnificent Carnival costumes from the workshops of the participants.

FEB 14

MILL-IMĦAŻEN TAL-KARNIVAL - PART 2

Time: 7:30pm

Aired on: TVM2

The making of this year’s artistic & street installations featuring interviews with the participants, together with behind-the-scenes footage from their workshops.

FEB 16

VIVA L-JIEM TAL-KARNIVAL

Time: 9:30PM

Aired on: TVM2

A documentary with a retrospective look on Carnival through the ages featuring archive footage, photos and interviews with key historians and personalities.

 

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