Gozo Ceramics Festival in Xlendi hailed as a great success

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Gozo Ceramics Festival in Xlendi hailed as a great successThe Gozo Ceramics Festival took place on Saturday evening, now in its sixth year, the festival is synonymous with the beautiful Xlendi Bay.

Minister for Gozo Dr Justyne Caruana visited all the stands and said that is was another success for the Ceramics Festival in Xlendi.

“An event which from year to year is expanding and becoming more popular.” the Minister said that it was thanks to the Ministry for Gozo, Munxar Local Council, Artistic Director of the Festival – ceramist Joan Haber and all the splendid artists.

Both local and international ceramic artists were in attendance, as well as skilled craftsmen, demonstrating their talents and skills in public, including sculpting, hand modelling and throwing on the potter’s wheel, and last but not least live fire juggling shows.

The Xlendi Administrative Committee illuminated the bay with the magical fjakkolata, with hundreds of candles were lit around the bay and on private balconies.

Photographs: MGOZ/Terry Camilleri

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