Freedom Day – Jum il-Helsien 40th anniversary celebrations in Gozo
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This year will mark the 40th anniversary of Freedom Day – Jum il-Helsien, will be celebrated on with a concert in Independence Square, Victoria.
The concert will be a musical programme performed by the Mnarja Band of Nadur and the Prekursur Band of Xewkija.
The National Celebrations and Regional Committee within the Ministry for Gozo has organised the concert which starts at 7.30pm on Sunday, the 31st of March, which will be presided over by the Minister for Gozo Dr Justyne Caruana.
Freedom Day is commemorated on the 31st of March, when on this date in 1979, the Defence Treaty with Britain came to an end as the last British forces left the island.
Activities commemorating this important historic date take place on, or around, this date every year
The event is free of charge and the public are invited to attend