Qala International Folk Festival

Venue: Qala Square Tel: 21552555 Email: [email protected]

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  • Fri, 22nd Sep 2017 at 7:30pm to 11:30pm
  • Sat, 23rd Sep 2017 at 9:30am to 11:00am
  • Sat, 23rd Sep 2017 at 8:00pm to 11:30pm
  • Sun, 24th Sep 2017 at 6:30pm to 10:00pm

Music, folk dance, costumes… the 12th edition of the Qala International Folk Festival is organised by the Qala Local Council and the Qala Menhir Folk Group. A weekend of folk dance, music and traditional food in the quaint village square brought to life by an intercultural programme that has grown to attract locals and visitors for its quality entertainment in an intimate, local square setting.

Friday, 22nd of September

7.30pm – Defile & musical programme by ‘Ite Ad Joseph’ band.

8.00pm – Opening ceremony of the Qala International Folk Festival. Performances by Akragas Folk Dance Group (Sicily), Tallinn University of Technology Kuljus Dance Ensemble (Estonia), Menhir Qala Folk Group (Qala, Gozo).

9.00pm -Traditional Maltese folk dinner at St. Joseph Square. Entertainment by Keith Anthony

Saturday, 23rd of September

9.30am – Qala International Folk Conference Theme: Fortifications in Gozo.

8.00pm – Akragas Folk Dance Group (Sicily), Tallinn University of Technology Kuljus Dance Ensemble (Estonia),The Turning Point Dance Theatre (Nadur, Gozo), Astra Folk Group (Victoria, Gozo.), Menhir Qala Folk Group (Qala, Gozo).

9.45pm – Concert by Novel (band).

Sunday, 24th of September

6 30pm – Musical programme by ‘Ite Ad Joseph’ band.

7.30pm – Final ceremony of the Qala International Folk Festival. Performances by Menhir Qala Folk Group (Qala, Gozo), Akragas Folk Dance Group (Sicily), Tallinn University of Technology Kuljus Dance Ensemble (Estonia), Aurora Folk Group (Victoria, Gozo).