Fireworks are a yearlong pastime in Malta, and a major part of local festi – village festivals that celebrate their respective patron saints. Taking place all the year round but particularly so in summer, these festi are always lively and colourful. The colour, of course, is best provided by the fireworks that impeccably light the Maltese skies. The 2019 […]

The village of Siggiewi, together with the neighbouring villages, is known for the traditional rituals surrounding Easter. The Holy Week starts on Sunday before Easter, with the traditional Palm Sunday blessing of the palms and olive branches. This tradition is rooted into another somewhat superstitious ritual whereby villagers returning home with the freshly-blessed olive branches, […]