Mnarja Festival - A Maltese Tradition

Malta is renowned for its traditional feasts and celebrations. One of the yearly festival is the Mnarja Festival.

The Imnarja Festival is held on the 28th and 29th of June.

The festival starts on the 28th of June in Buskett Gardens including folk music, traditional singing together with Maltese local food and local wine.

On the 29th of June is a public holiday in Malta and Gozo. On the 29th, the festival continues at Buskett Gardens with an agricultural show where you can see lots of farmers proudly exhibiting their fresh produce. In the afternoon, the attention is switched to the Telgha tas-Saqqajja in Rabat (Saqqajja Hill) where bareback horse and donkey races are held.