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Specializes in Irdieden, also known as Catherine Wheels
Added on December 9th, 2009, in Folklore
Featuring articles by Gorg Mifsud-Chircop about the Maltese Christmas Crib (il-presepju) and the Calends (l-irwiegel)
A long history of carnival merriment in this town of Gozo
Several articles with images of the celebration we call Il-Karnival
Traditional handcrafted from delicate thread and wire flowers assembled into bouquets under glass domes as festive decorations
Raymond Cassar’s crib (presepju) in Qormi
Old Maltese customs and items used in the past
First-hand information about Maltese fireworks, especially Irdieden (Catherine Wheels)
All Saints Day and All Souls Day in Malta
Nine miniature replica statues of the Cospicua Good Friday Procession
Traditional celebration of the feast of St. Peter and St. Paul in Mdina, Buskett, and Nadur
Pictures and information on festa decorations from the Philharmonic Band Club L-Unjoni of Luqa
Website by local carnival enthusiast, includes many photos of floats and other artistic works
Information and images from a Christmas Nativity Crib in Zebbug, Malta
Overview of Good Friday services and statues in Valletta, with special emphasis on il-Kurcifiss Mirakoluz tal-Knisja ta’ Giezu.
Street decorations group for the feast of St. Nicholas in Siggiewi
All about the work done for the feast of the Annunciation in Tarxien
Special edition of Tisqifa ghall-Ghana Taghna featuring traditional Maltese Christmas singing
A look at the lighter side of life in Malta & Gozo
Many jokes (all clean), games, brain teasers and more
Written by Joe Azzopardi as one of the entries in the Sundial Trails Competition 2000
A family-run living exhibition, which recounts 5000 years of ingenuity that gave the world the earliest freestanding structures in stone; located near Siggiewi, one of the main quarrying districts of Malta
Provides a spectacular at the annual feasta in the village of Qala, Gozo
Nursery Rhymes & Children’s Games
Installation of the last supper with an artistic display of statues representing stages from the Good Friday procession
Here is the Music Player. You need to installl flash player to show this cool thing!
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