Tag: Carnival

Carnival holidays will be spent elsewhere if not in Gozo –...

The Minister for Gozo Clint Camilleri said that the Carnival holidays, if not spent in Gozo, will be spent elsewhere.

UPE calls for restrictive measures over Carnival holidays

If gatherings go ahead during the Carnival break, Malta could register another surge in coronavirus cases, the union warned as it called for more stringent restrictions and rigorous enforcement.

Medical specialists warn to follow protocols during carnival recess

A number of Medical Specialist Associations are disturbed by the resurgence in the number of Covid-19 cases over the festive season.

Winners of the Carnival photo competition

The winners of the Newsbook.com.mt competition for best carnival photo have been announced.

Record numbers head Gozo for Carnival

The Minsitry 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 comapred to 2019 there was an increase of 6.8% in the number of people visiting Gozo for carnival celebrations.

Carnival 2020 results announced

Festivals Malta and the Carnival organising team have announced the results of the competitive contests for Carnival 2020.

Germany tightens carnival security after driver with ‘dead’ expression injures 61

Germany increased security at some carnival processions on Tuesday after a local man ploughed his car into a parade in the western German town of Volkmarsen, injuring 61 people, including 20 children.

3 messages from the Pope on laughter and carnival

One does not usually expect the Pope himself to speak about carnival. Nonetheless, throughout the years, Pope Francis showed how laughter and humor are important to him.

Dozens hurt as car ploughs into German carnival parade

Ten people were injured on Monday after a car ploughed into a carnival parade in the western German town of Volkmarsen, police said, adding that the driver had been arrested.

Photos: Delia and Muscat make an “appearance” at Nadur

Many Maltese flock to Gozo to join the carnival celebrations at Nadur. Over the years, the spontaneous carnival earned a reputation for its irreverence. From the photos already circulating online, this year's carnival celebrations did not let politicians off the hook.