The Three Kings arrive in Malta and visit San Anton Palace
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The Three Kings have arrived in Malta after starting their journey from Tarquinia, province of Viterbo.
On their arrival in Malta the Magi visited San Anton Palace and Gardens, where they were welcomed by President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca.
A delegation from Bethlehem f’Ghajnsielem, led by Ghajnsielem Mayor Franco Ciangura travelled to Tolfa earlier this week, to accompany the Three Kings on their journey to Gozo to close the 9th edition of the Nativity Village.
Tomorrow – the Feast of the Epiphany – there will be the traditional Adoration of the Magi at Bethlehem f’Ghajnsielem.
Thousands of visitors have been to the Nativity Village since it opened on the 10th of December, and this Sunday will be the last chance for visitors to see the grotto with Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus, vegetable and fish markets, carpenters and blacksmith, as well as a bakery.
Starting their journey from Malta to Gozo tomorrow morning, the Three Kings will depart at 10am from Mellieha’s main square to Cirkewwa and then on to Gozo, where they will be welcomed at the Nativity Village of Bethlehem f’Ghajnsielem.
This popular event has over 200 actors taking part in the village, which is spread over 20,000 square metres in the quaint village of Ghajnsielem.
Tomorrow, the Nativity Village will animated between 2.00pm and 8.00pm.
The public is being invited to follow the Adoration of the Magi by following the schedule below:
2.15 pm Departure from Cirkewwa with Gozo Channel Ferry.
2.45 pm Arrival in Mgarr Harbour, to depart for the Ghajnsielem main streets at 3.00pm.
The Three wise men will make the triumphant entrance at the nativity village, Bethlehem f’Ghajnsielem, at around 4.00pm stopping at the grotto to present gifts to baby Jesus.