August events in Malta

August is a jam-packed month. It is the highlight of summer in Malta, which also translates to the peak of the tourist season. A number of events are held across the Island, to keep things interesting and make the most of the free-spirited summer vibes, the laid-back Mediterranean lifestyle and the fantastic climate. Below are some of the events which are set to be crowd-pullers this month:

4 & 6 August: Michael Bolton

Multiple Grammy Award-winning Michael Bolton will be performing some of his most acclaimed and best-loved hits with his band at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta. Music to sway to, with Bolton’s romantic tunes and the notes of the saxophone.

5 August: Zucchero Black Cat Tour
Returning to our shores, since his last visit in 2012 famed Italian musician Zucchero ‘Sugar’ Fornacciari will be performing his distinct brand of vibrant rock-blues tunes at the at MFCC in Ta’Qali.

14 August: Mqabba Fireworks Spectacular
Presented by the renowned St. Mary Fireworks of Mqabba, this 90 minute Pyromusical Display will be synchronized to famous music themes, world class shapes and effects. The display will feature traditional Maltese fireworks as well as the Tower of Light: a 50-metre high steel structure supporting fireworks choreography and other effects. The display will be followed by Mechanised Catherine Wheels (Irdieden) displayed near the Village Square.

19 August: Joseph Calleja Concert

This years’ edition of Joseph Calleja’s concert marks the 20 year anniversary from his debut into opera. World famous tenor Andrea Bocelli will be a special guest performing at the concert, together with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra and the BOV Joseph Calleja Children’s Choir.

Village Festa Season

August is also the month where the local festa season culminates with the colourful village celebration of the patron saint. Festas feature fireworks, brass bands, festooned streets, processions following the statue of the village’s patron saint around the streets as well as plenty of local delicacies served by authentic street vendors.

Our Bedzzz on-call concierge will be more than glad to advise you with regards to events which are best suited to your tastes as well as assist with ticket bookings and transport arrangements.

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