More recently, this beautiful islandwas under the protectorate of Britain, fortunately, customs, traditions and national features of Malta are not lost. It becomes an independent country is developing at a rapid pace, not only industry or finance, and infrastructure. Island residents understand that the development of recreation and entertainment system depends on the influx of tourists in many ways. Traditions and rituals preserved by the ancestors, are also factors, attractive for visitors from abroad.
The village festa, feasts and celebrations in Malta- Echoes of ancient customs. So, everywhere for over five hundred years observed the holy days. The first laid the Knights loannites tradition, and continue to support the modern inhabitants of the island.
Mnara - local holiday nationwideheld in honor of Saints Peter and Paul. The festival, which takes place in Buskett park, lots of different activities, including:
- exhibition and demonstration of animals and crops;
- culinary contests and tastings;
- traditional Maltese music performances.
Some of these activities are repeated at other festivals, smaller, for example, a family scale.
The grand union of two loving hearts inone family is an important event for the Maltese and beautiful spectacle for tourists. Over the centuries, the ritual, of course, somewhat modified, but many traditions have survived to the present day.
Since the majority of the Maltese people - Catholics, theThe wedding ceremony is held in the nearest temple. Needless celebration often organized in the open air, in the gardens or in the halls. Nice time for guests - each of them gets a small gift from the Suite in memory of this important event for them, and as a sign of respect for who came to share the joy. Another Maltese tradition - to bring to the wedding Perlini - almonds in the icing sugar. The recipe came from Italy, but the island has found many fans.
Many tourists say the beauty of the Maltesetemples and trying to solve the riddle of why each such construction, there are two a couple of hours, while showing different times. Sami Maltese say with humor that time indicated different to diabolical forces do not know exactly when to start the next service, and could not stop.