Summer is full of outside activities with festivals, concerts where various international stars are invited to perform. Other important events Isle of MTV, Joseph Calleja concert, international DJ’s, Jazz Festival and the two operas held in Gozo every year with the participation of foreign artists.
Culture And Traditions
Various months provide a mixture of Maltese culture and traditions activities held by many village local councils promoting Maltese history and culture traditions. Look for the strawberry festival at Mgarr, Chocolate festival at Hamrun, Cabbage festival, Mdina Medieval festival, wine and bread festivals at the village of Hal Qormi, Zejt iz-Zejtun at the Zejtun village (the olive festival, and folklore festivals in Gozo.
They are all things to do while in Malta. Many foreigners who have settled in Malta for many years have integrated so much with the Maltese that they are on the forefront to attend especially British citizens.
Malta Local Feasts
The religious feast season on both islands is a feasting of colours, decorations, band marches, multi colour fireworks, drinking. In most villages the celebrations span over a week before the feast day. Not the least with many religious functions in all churches magnificently decorated for the patron saint of the village.
They are celebrated mostly when the weather is warmer and with less possibility of rain where the peak months start from May till September. June and August are the peak where fireworks are heard from various points in Malta due to the many feasts falling on the same weekend. See the full Maltese village feasts calendar and take note of the feasts you wish to attend.