Eco Market Malta – v9
Saturday 28 March from 6pm to midnight
The first event of 2020 will kick off at ‘Lejl Imkebbes’, in Cittadella, Gozo. This ‘Festival of Lights’ transforms this charming city in a beautiful spectacle and attracts many locals and tourists. It is being organised in collaboration with the NRGY, Ministry of Gozo, VisitGozo and Cultural Directorate Gozo.
Over 30,000 candles of all forms will light up the narrow streets of Cittadella, together with candle artefacts, creating a wonderful magical atmosphere within this walled city, offering a breathtaking 360-degree panorama of Gozo’s hills and valleys, villages, and churches and a view right across the sea to Malta.
Light structures will also be introduced this year, bringing forward an additional form of luminous art around the city. The night also offers numerous activities for everyone with historic re-enactments, extended and cheaper museum entrances, the opening of other public venues of interest, live entertainment, and children’s activities.
In addition, food stalls and bars will compliment the atmosphere at the entertainment area, making sure a pleasant night out is set for people of all ages. Various transport methods are available to the venue. Gozo channel will have more frequent shuttle service to and from Cirkewwa, together with extended hours. Park and ride service will be available from Victoria Gozo.
This year, we’ll form part of Earth Hour 2020, joining other individuals, businesses and cities in 188 countries worldwide to inspire urgent action for the best of our environment. #EarthHour, #Connect2Earth