All The Awesome Things To Do In Malta This Long Weekend
Why can't public holidays come more often?
With the Feast of the Immaculate Conception on Friday, Malta is set for a much-needed long weekend before the even more-needed Christmas holidays. There's a ton of great events happening this weekend, covering everything from Christmas events to music to women's rights. Here are some of the coolest events happening over the weekend.
Beloved Maltese organisers Squadron return to the scene with one of the rising stars in electro and techno, Helena Hauff. Her sound world is intense, electrified and futuristic, so be prepared for the long haul.
Watch Rabat transform its historic core into a Christmas wonderland. Over 80 stalls will form Malta's largest Christmas Market over six days while historic buildings will be hosting various Christmas-related activities, such as the Nativity Trail within the Franciscan Friary's Secret Garden and the Natalis Notabilis Crib Exhibition.
The Mdina Biennale will be exploring the question "what the hell am I doing here?" through a mixture of contemporary art that is sure to make you think aloud.
The home of hip-hop, r'n'b, and trap music in Malta is having red carpet event. Get dressed to the nines and get ready to turn up.
Following last year's successful Archipelaprog, Malta's very own progressive metal event grows even larger, with six insane prog bands to melt your mind with their riffs throughout the night.
After taking a little time off to rest up after a busy summer The Tale is back and we're bringing someone special to come and rock the decks for all of you: 3X UK DMC Champion and 2016 RedBull3style finalist JFB. This is a must attend for fans of turntablism.
The fourth edition of the BMX Fest is here, and will be bringing you all the best things from the Maltese world of BMX, Skateboarding and Scooter. They've also got some cool tunes planned for the event.
Electronic Music Malta an the Women's Rights Foundation will be presenting ‘A Life in Waves’, a film exploring the life and innovations of composer and electronic music pioneer, Suzanne Ciani. Find out about her earliest days learning the piano, to her multi-million dollar advertising ventures, to her successes in the world of New Age music.
From the Jumblist Movement to the Fuzzhoneys themselves, this femmetastic event is all about girl power. Feel free to wear something pink or yellow, both, or, as they advise themselves, "nothing at all!"
Hearing the word Playground ignites a certain flame with some Maltese, who remember all the great moments they've had there. But now the classic Prime Time is returning to take over the night - and they are calling on all troops for another stormer of a session.
If you haven't gotten into the festive spirit, now's your chance. Head to Christmassy Sundays to enjoy some awesome music alongside some customary festive treats like fire-roasted chestnuts, homemade mince pies and spicy mulled wine.
BLANK & NYB have teamed up for a series of events celebrating creativity. An exhibition of art, music, and food. What more do you need?
BONUS: Get your Christmas shopping done
If you aren't feeling any of the other events, this is also the perfect time to get your shopping done before it's too late.