Summer In Malta Might Be All About Village Feasts, But Here's Every Festa Coming Up Before June 2019

It's not all about fun in the sun

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A blistering hot day at the beach, an ice cold beer in one hand, and a pastizz in the other. The only thing even more Maltese than that image is a festa, with fireworks lighting up a small village's skyline. And even though feasts in Malta are usually part and parcel of summer, we still have a lot happening before 2019's hot season arrives.

Here are 12 village feasts happening in Malta in the five months before June 2019.

January Feasts Malta

26th January: The Holy Family, Iklin

27th January: Conversion of St. Paul, Mdina

February Feasts Malta

10th February: St. Paul's Shipwreck, Valletta (Public Holiday)

March Feasts Malta

10th March: St. Gregory the Great, Kerċem, Gozo

19th March: St. Joseph, Rabat (Public Holiday)

April Feasts Malta

12th April: Our Lady of Sorrows

14th April: Palm Sunday

19th April: Good Friday (Public Holiday)

21st April: Easter Sunday (Public Holiday)

May Feasts Malta

1st May: St. Joseph the Worker, Birkirkara (Public Holiday)

5th May: St. Publius, Floriana

26th May: St. Paul's Shipwreck, Munxar (Gozo)

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David Grech Urpani

Sarcastically ironic, Dave is a recovering hipster musician with a penchant for chicken, women's clothes and Kanye.