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Karnival ta' Malta
Fri, Feb 21
Festivals Malta
Feb 21, 4:00 PM – Feb 25, 8:59 PM
Festivals Malta, Festivals Malta, John Lopez, Floriana, Malta
One of the oldest historical festivals in Malta, with just under five centuries of credited and documented history dating back to the Knights’ of St John’s occupancy in Malta.
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The Gran Finale
Tue, Feb 25
St Anne Street, Floriana, Malta
Feb 25, 6:00 PM
St Anne Street, Floriana, Malta
Gran Finale: An colourful exhibition of Carnival Floats along Floriana’s main street – St Anne Street which will bring Malta Carnival 2019 edition to a spectacular end.
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Carnival Companies Special
Tue, Feb 25
St George’s Square
Feb 25, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
St George’s Square, Republic St, Valletta, Malta
A Programme of Dance Competitions featuring all dance companies, the King Carnival Float followed by a number of dancing companies’ floats. Dance groups in costume will continue parading along republic Street throughout the whole evening.
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Tuesday Dance Show
Tue, Feb 25
St George’s Square
Feb 25, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
St George’s Square, Republic St, Valletta, Malta
A Dance Show followed by a Children's costume parade along Republic Street.
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Monday Carnival Show
Mon, Feb 24
Castille Square
Feb 24, 4:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Castille Square, Valletta, Malta
A programme of dancing competitions followed by the Gran Défilé with the participation of a number of Triumphal Floats.
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Monday Dance Show
Mon, Feb 24
St George’s Square
Feb 24, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
St George’s Square, Republic St, Valletta, Malta
A Dance Show followed by a Children's costume parade along Republic Street.
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Tritoni Carnival Celebration with Tenishia
Sun, Feb 23
Pjazza Tritoni
Feb 23, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Pjazza Tritoni, Valletta, Malta
A live DJ set featuring Tenishia and various local DJ's at Triton's Square, performing against a setting of Carnival Floats. This will be streamed live on social media, taking Carnival promotion to the next level.
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Il-Qarċilla
Sun, Feb 23
Triq San Gwann, Il-Belt Valletta, Malta
Feb 23, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Triq San Gwann, Il-Belt Valletta, Malta
The Qarċilla is an irreverant and satirical performance of a mock wedding that has traditionally formed part of Carnival revelry. This year's edition was penned by Ċikku l-Poplu and produced by Joseph Galea.
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The Parata
Sun, Feb 23
St George’s Square
Feb 23, 2:00 PM – 2:10 PM
St George’s Square, Republic St, Valletta, Malta
Also known as the Sword Dance, the Parata is a traditional and historical rendition of the Knights's victory over the Turks. The dance is a joint choreography between the Ħamrun Boy Scouts and Professional dancers from YADA Dance company under the direction of Felix Busuttil Galea.
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Sunday Carnival Special
Sun, Feb 23
St George's Square, Valletta
Feb 23, 2:00 PM – 7:30 PM
St George's Square, Valletta
A Carnival show accompanied by a live band, featuring a dance programme by dance companies and a Parade that includes the King Carnival Float, triumphal Floats and other Floats. After the show the Défilé proceeds along Republic Street.
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Grand Parade
Sun, Feb 23
Castille Square
Feb 23, 12:30 PM
Castille Square, Valletta, Malta
A Carnival Floats Parade starting from Castille Square, Valletta. The defilé will proceed Via Granaries, Great Siege Road, Floriana to Ġlormu Cassar Avenue, Castille Square, Merchants Street, Archbishop Street, Republic Street to City Gate.
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Ħamrun Carnival Parade
Sun, Feb 23
St Joseph High St, Hamrun, Malta
Feb 23, 9:30 AM
St Joseph High St, Hamrun, Malta
The Parata opens the Festivals in Ħamrun, followed by a Carnival Parade along High Street with the participation of carnival Dance Companies, Carnival Floats and the local Band Clubs.
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Tritoni Carnival Celebration with Tenishia
Sat, Feb 22
Pjazza Tritoni
Feb 22, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Pjazza Tritoni, Valletta, Malta
A live DJ set featuring Tenishia and various local DJ's at Triton's Square, performing against a setting of Carnival Floats. This will be streamed live on social media, taking Carnival promotion to the next level.
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Il-Qarċilla
Sat, Feb 22
Triq San Gwann, Il-Belt Valletta, Malta
Feb 22, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Triq San Gwann, Il-Belt Valletta, Malta
The Qarċilla is an irreverant and satirical performance of a mock wedding that has traditionally formed part of Carnival revelry. This year's edition was penned by Ċikku l-Poplu and produced by Joseph Galea.
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Saturday Carnival Show
Sat, Feb 22
St George's Square, Valletta, Malta
Feb 22, 3:00 PM
St George's Square, Valletta, Malta
Another programme starts in St George’s Square with the participation of competitive dancing companies, Triumphal Floats and other floats. The programme in St George’s Square ends around 7pm however the float parade continues along Republic Street up to late evening.
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Children's Carnival
Sat, Feb 22
St George’s Square
Feb 22, 9:30 AM – 11:55 AM
St George’s Square, Republic St, Valletta, Malta
Children’s Carnival programme starts in St George’s Square with the participation of a number of children dancing companies together with a defilé with the participation of the King Carnival Float and a number of triumphal floats . The defilé proceeds along Republic street up to the early afternoon.
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Dance Competitions
Fri, Feb 21
St George’s Square
Feb 21, 4:00 PM – 8:30 PM
St George’s Square, Republic St, Valletta, Malta
The programme starts in St George’s Square with competitive dancing companies followed by a defilé featuring the King Carnival Float, Grotesque Masks, and other Carnival floats.
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The President’s New Year Concert 2020
Sun, Jan 05
Mediterranean Conference Centre
Jan 05, 6:00 PM – 7:10 PM
Mediterranean Conference Centre, Triq l-Isptar, Il-Belt Valletta VLT 1645, Malta
Festivals Malta in collaboration with the Office of the President will be heralding the new year with another edition of the President’s New Year Concert with the participation of the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra.
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Christmas Eve Concert by the Malta Police Band
Tue, Dec 24
Pjazza Teatru Rjal
Dec 24, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Pjazza Teatru Rjal, Republic St, Valletta, Malta
The Malta Police Band together with the Malta Police Pipe Band and numerous singers, will present a lively concert of popular Christmas tunes on Christmas Eve.
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Il-Purċissjoni tal-Bambin
Mon, Dec 23
Misrah Kastilja
Dec 23, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Misrah Kastilja, Misrah Kastilja, Il-Belt Valletta, Malta
Il-Purċissjoni tal-Bambin by the M.U.S.E.U.M. will start at Castille Square, go through Merchants Street, St Lucia Street, up Republic Street towards Triton Square, and bIl-Purċissjoni tal-Bambin by the M.U.S.E.U.M., which was started by Saint Ġorġ Preca in 1921, will once again be held in Valletta.
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ABOS: Opera Highlights
Sat, Dec 07
Inquisitor's Palace
Dec 07, 2019, 7:30 PM
Inquisitor's Palace, Triq Il-Palazz Ta' L-Isqof, Il-Birgu BRG 1023, Malta
Shedding light on one of the most prolific Maltese composers of yesteryear: Girolamo Abos.
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