What is it all about?
The Birgu festival is a cultural treat! The Birgufest (Birgu Festival) 2018 celebrates culture and art, and takes place in Birgu (also known as Vittoriosa), which is one of Malta’s oldest and most historic cities. The old city overlooks the beautiful Grand Harbour.
The spectacle lasts the whole weekend, and visitors can enjoy a variety of experiences, such as historical re-enactments and dinner by candlelight in the delightful town square. Candles and chandeliers light up all the streets, which makes the place enchanting.
What can you do?
The festival commences this Friday on the 12th of October, and you will have the chance to enjoy the atmosphere and the local cafes, as well as seeing some museums.
On Saturday the 13th October you can see the spectacular evening Candle lit City, and enjoy the local cultural scene. Well-known Maltese performers will perform in the streets, which adds to the entertainment factor.
Sunday is a good day to go with the family. You can spend the whole day seeing places of interest, experiencing mass in one of the churches, as well as eating at one of the many bars, restaurants and cafes in the city centre or on the seafront. You can also find a few great wine bars.
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