Marsalforn and Mgarr cultural and entertainment events this summer
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Marsalforn and Mgarr will host a number of cultural activities during the summer months, the Minister for Gozo Justyne Caruana has announced.
The Minister explained that following consultation meetings held with respective business communities, it was decided to increase cultural activities in these locations over the summer, both of which are frequented by Gozitans and visitors to the island.
Dr Caruana explained that it was unanimously agreed that these activities will be held every Monday in Marsalforn and in Mgarr each Friday. with a wide range of events suitable for anyone who wants to attend and enjoy them.
She described the cultural activities as a “showcase for local artists, with at least 70% of those artists or exhibitors taking part hailing from Gozo.” She reiterated that the Ministry is committed, as much as possible, to give the space needed to Gozitan talent.
“These festivals are designed to add value to these locations and the Gozitan business community,” said Dr Caruana.
The Minister concluded by reiterating the Ministry’s commitment in favour of tourism and the support it gives to the business community in these key strategic areas.
She said that “the Ministry for Gozo, through the Directorates within it, including culture and tourism, is committed to highlight the attractiveness of Gozo as a cultural celebration and popular entertainment island throughout the year.”
Photograph: MGOZ/George Scerri