Santa Maria 2015 - The Feast of the Assumption

The Feast of the Assumption, also known as the feast of ‘Santa Maria’, is celebrated every year on the 15th of August.

This popular Maltese ‘festa’ is the peak of the summer season of religious village feasts and is celebrated in 7 towns and villages throughout Malta. These are Għaxaq, Gudja, Ħ’Attard, Mosta, Mqabba and Qrendi in Malta, and Victoria in Gozo.

This day is also a public holiday in Malta.