Qala International Folk Festival & Traditional Maltese Dinner
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The Qala Local Council, in collaboration with the Qala Menhir Folk Group is holding the eight edition of the Qala International Folk Festival, which starts next weekend.
The festival kicks off on Friday, the 20th of September with a traditional Maltese dinner at the Qala square. On Saturday morning, a conference will be held focusing on the rites of the Gozitan lifestyle. The re-enactment of the traditional wedding will be held on Sunday evening.
Apart from the Qala Menhir Folk Group and other local groups, the festival will also see the participation of two Sicilian folk groups as well as popular Maltese singers Freddie Portelli and the Greenfields.
The menu for the Traditional Maltese Dinner is as follows:
Traditional Maltese platter Mixed fresh salad, sun-dried tomatoes, olives, plain and peppered Maltese cheese lets, Maltese biscuits and broad beans paste
Beef Bragioli with tomato sauce
Fresh swordfish with tomatoes and capers sauce
with roasted potatoes and grilled fresh vegetables
Traditional Maltese dessert
The price is 10 Euros and tickets are available from the Local council office. More information can be obtained on 21552555.