Record numbers head Gozo for Carnival


The Ministry for Gozo said that this year’s carnival celebrations broke all attendance records with 47,914 people visiting Gozo during carnival days.

In a press statement, the Ministry for Gozo said that the when compared to 2019 there was an increase of 6.8% in the number of people visiting Gozo for carnival celebrations.

There was also an increase in the number of cars crossing from Malta to Gozo. When compared to February 2019 there was a total of 14,960 cars crossing to Gozo, an increase of 8.8%

Gozo Minister Clint Camilleri thanked the management and employees of the Gozo Channel for their work especially during the month of February as Gozo experienced an influx of Maltese citizens and tourists visiting the island for the spontaneous Carnival in Nadur and also for Valentine’s Day.