The feast of St John the Baptist celebrated at the Citadel
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The feast of St John the Baptist was marked in Gozo by a special traditional event which has become part of Gozo’s cultural calendar.
Il-Hgejjeg ta’ San Gwann was again enacted on the imposing Citadel bastions with scenic views of Gozo providing a unique backdrop to this annual event.
This event included an animated cultural tour of places in Gozo related to St John the Baptist and the Knights of Malta followed by an evening of music, folk and a traditional Gozitan meal. Many Maltese visitors joined expatriates and other residents of Gozo for this event that also included the lighting of a bonfire which added to the atmosphere of the evening.