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Battle of Malta
Date: November 22-25, 2012
Venue: Portomaso Casino in Malta

Scheduled for November 22-25 and to be held at the Portomaso Casino in St. Julian's, Malta, it is set to be one of the most high-value,
player-friendly tournaments on the poker circuit today! Players from across
Southern Europe along with other international player are expected to
attend due to the low buy-in.

There are also packages available for players that includes airfare,
accommodation and VIP parties. To learn more about this event you can check
out this page: http://www.pokerlistings.com/battle-of-malta

Annual Festivals & Traditions

The Maltese Islands are a strong Catholic country, with a wide diversity of festivities which makes up the religious year. Feast days are the life of the Islands and some holy days are actually national holidays, such as the feast of Santa Marija in mid August. Others, such as the harvest festival, or L'Imnarja at the end of June, are steeped in folklore. However, the most important events to all villages are their individual festas, honouring their parish patron saint.

Religious holidays, such as Christmas and Easter, are highly celebrated, with the traditional festivities that go along with them. As families tend to be quite close-knit, the holidays are a time to strengthen the sense of community as well as reinforce family bonds. Church services play a large role during this time of year and during the Holy Week of Easter, many flock to the churches in great numbers for the‘seven visits’, the visit of seven churches, to pay homage to the Altars of Repose.

The festive commemorations are also a time of food, drink and merriment which brings out the Mediterranean roots of the locals. Families prepare large Christmas and Easter lunches; giving thanks for all that they have with their relatives. During these festas the streets are lined with carts, selling a wide assortment of different foods as well as the more traditional sweets and delicacies.

- Carnival
- Christmas
- Festival Mediterranea
- Holy Week & Easter
- The Malta Arts Festival
- Malta Fireworks Festival
- The Malta Jazz Festival
- National Folk Singing Festival
- Village Festas
- Other Celebrations

Events Calendar

The Maltese Islands hold a colourful annual calendar of traditional seasonal events such as carnival and summer festas with nightlife to rival that of many European cities.  Every year, an eclectic blend of local and international events, entertainment and exhibitions take place.  Choose from classical and jazz to band and folk music, from theatre and opera to dance and Baroque festivals.   The Islands also play host to a variety of international events, sports championships and tournaments that provide something for everyone.

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St. Julian's STJ 3223

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