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Our Lady of Sorrows, Valletta, 2013

Easter in Malta, a photographic prelude

A visiting photographer gives us a fascinating record of the first Easter events in Malta as a prelude to the scenes and mood of the Easter weekend to come.

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Good Friday procession Xaghra Gozo

Easter in Malta: a quick guide to Holy Week

A guide to Easter week in Malta & Gozo. From solemn spectacles and prolonged pageants to traditions, food and family rituals.

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Narcissus in a Malta garden

Weather Watch: Malta in March

We’re dying for summer. But don’t be lulled by a bit of spring warmth. Chill and changeable are still the watchwords for March weather in Malta.

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Figolli in the making. Photo: Nanette Johnson

Easter’s not Easter without ‘World Figolli Day’

Announcing World Figolli Day. We are all for globalising this delicious Maltese Easter treat! Enter a fun figolla bake-off that’s the brainwave of a Maltese-Australian food blogger.

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Easter, time to ponder religious passions

It’s the run-up to Easter, the most important date in Malta’s religious calendar. What better time to reflect on the nation’s zealousness for religious feasts, festas and more?

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Weather watch: April in Malta

The perfect month in Malta – spring weather at its best, the Islands still green and Easter festivities to enjoy. Our weather man gives you the April low-down.

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A Passion for Plays & Pastries

The Carmelite Priory Museum, Mdina, is making its debut in theatre with a passion play ‘with a twist’ this Easter.

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Malta’s Rites of Spring

Spring in Malta is fleeting. With so little to distinguish it from summer, we ask what goes into making a Malta spring – anything from spotting lizards to supermarkets’ seasonal offers!

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Easter passion with a personal Jesus

A passion play with real passion! Rabat’s annual Easter street performance sees everyman having a chance to play Jesus, complete with crown of thorns and cross. But, it’s not for the faint hearted.

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