Competitive Dancing

Date: Friday 21st February 2020
Time: 16:00 - 20:30
Where: St George’s Square, Republic St, Valletta

Opening ceremony at St George’s Square with competitive dancing companies followed by a defilé featuring the King Carnival Float, Grotesque Masks, and other Carnival floats.

Tickets: €5 Bronze | €7 Silver | €8 Gold

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 Karnival in Isla

Date: Friday 21st February 2020Time: 18:00 - 20:00

Where: Bus terminal Isla in front of the Band club

Free Event 

Children's Carnival

Date: Saturday 22nd February 2020
Time: 09:30 – 11:45
Where: St George’s Square, Republic St, Valletta

Starts at St George’s Square with the participation of a number of children dancing companies together with a defilé. The participation of the King Carnival Float and a number of triumphal floats will also join. 

Tickets: €5 Bronze | €7 Silver | €8 Gold

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Triumphal Floats & Other Floats

Date: Saturday 22nd February 2020
Time: 15:00
Where: St George’s Square, Republic St, Valletta

Starting at St George’s Square with the participation of competitive dancing companies, Triumphal Floats and other floats. The program in St George’s Square ends around 19:00 however the float parade continues along Republic Street up to late evening.

Tickets: €10 Bronze | €12 Silver | €15 Gold

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Qarċilla

Date: Saturday 22nd February 2020
Time: 16:00 - 19:00
Where: St. John's Street, (Opp. Cathedral), Triq San Gwann, Valletta

The Qarċilla is an irreverant and satirical performance of a mock wedding that has traditionally formed part of Carnival revelry. This year's edition was penned by Ċikku l-Poplu and produced by Joseph Galea. 

Free Event

Hamrun Carnival Malta Parade

Date: Sunday 23rd February 2020
Time: 09:30
Where: Saint Joseph High Street, Hamrun

Carnival Parade along High Street, Ħamrun with the partecipation of Carnival Dancing Companies, Carnival floats and the local band clubs.

Free Event

Carnival Floats Parade

Date: Sunday 23rd February 2020
Time: 12:30
Where: Castille Palace, Valletta

The parade will be running at the following streets and locations starting at Castille Place, Valletta. The defilé will then proceed Via Granaries, Great Siege Road, Floriana to Ġlormu Cassar Avenue, Castille Place, Merchants Street, Archbishop Street, Republic Street to City Gate.

Free Event

The Parata

Date: Sunday 23rd February 2020
Time: 14:00 - 14:10
Where: St. George's Square, Valletta

Also known as the Sword Dance, the Parata is a traditional and historical rendition of the Knights's victory over the Turks. The dance is a joint choreography between the Ħamrun Boy Scouts and Professional dancers from YADA Dance company under the direction of Felix Busuttil Galea.

Free Event

Sunday Carnival Special

Date: Sunday 23rd February 2020
Time: 14:00 – 19:30
Where: St George’s Square, Republic St, Valletta

A Carnival show accompanied by a live band, featuring a dance programme by Dance Companies and a parade that includes the King Carnival float, Triumphal floats and other floats. After the show the defilé proceeds along Republic Street.

Tickets: €12 Bronze | €15 Silver | €18 Gold

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Il-Qarċilla

Date: Sunday 23rd February 2020
Time: 14:00 – 19:30
Where: St George’s Square, Republic St, Valletta

This activity will start at St George’s Square and sees the participation of competitive dancing companies followed by a defilé featuring the King Carnival Float, Triumphal Floats and other floats.

Following this activity a defilé will proceed up Republic Street. On Saturday and Sunday afternoon a satiric play knowed as “The Qarċilla” will be held at St John’s Street, Valletta (opposite St John’s Co-Cathedral)

Free Event

Tritoni Carnival Party by Tenishia

Date: Sunday 23rd February 2020
Time: 17:00 – 22:00
Where: Triton Fountain, Valletta

A live DJ set featuring Tenishia and various local DJ's at Triton's Square, performing against a setting of Carnival Floats. This will be streamed live on social media, taking Carnival promotion to the next level.

Free Event

Children's Parade

Date: Monday 24th February 2020
Time: 10:00 – 13:00
Where: St George’s Square, Republic St, Valletta

A Children’s Parade with the participation of private dancing schools from both Malta and Gozo as well as Category C companies. Starting at St George’s Square and parading through Valletta, the parade will culminate with a performance by all companies in St George’s Square.

Free Event

Children Karnival Kalkara

Date: Monday 24th Februara 2020

Time 18:00 - 20:00

Where: Kalkara Parish /Church hall

Tickets: 10€

Gran Défilé

Date: Monday 24th February 2020
Time: 16:00 – 21:00
Where: Castille Palace, Valletta

A programme of dancing competitions followed by the Gran Defile with the partecipation of a number of Triumphal Floats.Route:  Castille Place, Merchant Street, St George’s Square, Republic Street

Tickets: €7 Bronze | €8 Silver | €10 Gold

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Children's Parade

Date: Tuesday 25th February 2020
Time: 10:00 – 13:00
Where: St George’s Square, Republic St, Valletta

At 10:00 there will be a Children’s Parade with the participation of a private dancing schools and groups. Starting at St George’s Square and parading through Valletta, the parade will culminate with a performance by all companies in St George’s Square.

Free Event

Competitive Dancing

Date: Tuesday 25th February 2020
Time: 18:00 – 20:30
Where: St George’s Square, Republic St, Valletta

Programme at St George’s Square with the participation of competitive dancing companies, the King Carnival Float followed by a number of dancing companies’ floats. 

 

Tickets: €5 Bronze | €7 Silver | €8 Gold

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The Gran Finale

Date: Tuesday 25th February 2020
Time: 18:00
Where: St Anne Street, Floriana

Gran Finale: An colourful exhibition of Carnival floats along Floriana’s main street – St Anne Street which will bring Carnival Malta 2020 edition to a spectuclar end.

Free Event

Nadur Carnival 2020

An organised event will take place on Sunday 16th February 2020 at 12:00. 

There will be the usual spontaneous carnival between Friday 21st and Tuesday 25th February 2020

Carnival Malta Program 2020

Carnival Malta is the oldest historical festival during the month of February,

which is usually always held during this time as is the custom.

This years carnival will be held from Friday 21st February to Tuesday 25th February 2020

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