Flames Across-the Meadows – 2nd edition in Kercem next month

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Flames Across-the Meadows - 2nd edition in Kercem next monthFlames Across the Meadows – is a fireworks display with a difference. This year will see the second edition of the pyrotechnic festival, organised by the Kercem Fire Group, with collaboration of the Ministry for Gozo and the Kercem Local Council.

This was announced during a press conference addressed by the Minister for Gozo Justyne Caruana, Kercem Mayor Mario Azzopardi and President of the Kercem Fire Group Christian Spiteri.

The Minister for Gozo described fireworks festivals as “a great opportunity to serve as a showcase for anyone who has at heart the traditional Gozo feast, and not just for fireworks enthusiasts.”

She added that the Ministry for Gozo has a mission to promote the island in its diversity, and festivals such as this, which are drawn on the traditions of our ancestors, are a good example of Gozo.

Mayor Mario Azzopardi said that following the success of last year, the local council felt the need to also gives its support. He also praised the voluntary work that is ongoing in support of the village of Gozo.

Christian Spiteri thanked both the Ministry for Gozo and the Local Council for believing in this project.

Flames Across-the Meadows will be held on Saturday, the 7th of July, starting at 11.00pm, in Kalandrijiet Street, Kercem.

Photograph: MGOZ/George Scerri

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