Bambina Fest: Special edition on the story of the Maria Bambina statue
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On Sunday evening, as part of the programme of celebrations in Xaghra for the Feast the Nativity of Our Lady (also known as the Feast of Our Lady of Victory) with its Patron Saint, Maria Bambina, a special edition of `Bambina Fest’ was held in the village square.This year it was produced as a musical, performed by the young people of the village, with songs, dancing, poetry by local poets and special light effects and was attended by the Minister for Gozo Dr Justyne Caruana.The musical told the story of the Maria Bambina statue and the love that the residents of Xaghra have for it.
The Feast is celebrated on the 8th of September, which is also a National Holiday – Jum il-Vittorja (Victory Day).
Photographs by Alain Salvary