Astra Folk Group take part in International Folk Festival

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Astra Folk Group take part in International Folk FestivalThe Astra Folk Group participated in the XX11 International Folk Festival in Miranda de Ebro in Spain, which was held between the 2nd and the 6th of September 2009.

The Group once again held high the Maltese Flag in Spain, after receiving an official Invitation from the Association Cultural Folklore “Jacinto Sarmiento.”

This Festival was another opportunity for the Astra Folk Group to get acquainted with and appreciate and enjoy the folk art & cultural heritage of other countries. The group also spent a day at Lourdes, in the South of France before returning to Malta.

The Group was accompanied on their trip by its officials, which were Mr.Joseph A. Borda, Mr. Anton Zammit and Mr. George Farrugia.

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