The Carnival has been held in Malta since the 15th century. Adults and children alike dress up in extravagant costumes while celebrating the festivities. Many carnivals happen in different locations all over the world during February and March. The Maltese carnival is lesser known, but that doesn’t mean it has less to offer. A massive effort is put into the preparations for the carnival, building of floats and making costumes is work that takes a full years attention. Not to mention the parties and gatherings across the islands. It is definitly one to consider for your next cultural trip abroad.
Here are a few pictures from the carnival.