Xewkija to host Gozo edition of Malta International Food Festival
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Another special edition of the Malta International Food Festival – Gozo Edition will be heading back to Xewkija next month, last year the event attracted more than 6,000 people to enjoy a night of food and fun.
The square in Xewkija will host the two-day festival, on Friday, the 10th and Saturday, the 11th of August, both evenings starting at 6.00pm.
There will be more than 10 food stands selling a host of culinary delicacies from all over the world. The organisers said that “it’s a free street food festival with a focus on inclusivity. Taste the authentic Asian cuisines, the fresh Mediterranean delights, best of Europe and genuine Gozitan delicacies.”
Brewery stands and special wines will also be available for a tasting experience, all accompanied by a special set of live musicians.
An overwhelming choice of sweets and home-made ice creams, to name just a few, will satisfy dessert lovers.
Entrance to the food festival is free of charge -the organisers said that patrons will have to purchase tokens and redeem in any food they desire.
Malta Public Transport and other operators will be offering a shuttle service from the Mgarr Ferry Terminal to the Xewkija Square through route 323.
This festival is being organised along with the Ministry for Gozo and EcoGozo.
Photo: Last year’s edition in Xewkija