Sunday, March 15, 2009

Good Friday and Easter in Malta


Malta comes alive during Holy Week when the islands play host to religious parades, concerts and public devotions in a demonstration of their uniquely colourful faith - and with airlines opening a number of new routes to Malta there has never been a better time to experience the festivities.

Beginning on Sunday 5th April, Palm Sunday, the Maltese make a public display of faith without parallel in Europe during which the Passion is re-enacted; passing through the sorrow of Maundy Thursday and Good Friday to a joyous finale on Easter Sunday. The celebrations are at once a family occasion and a festival for all in the spring sun.

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