Festivals Malta together with the Organisational Carnival Committee would like to notify the general public that the Carnival activities will be held during next weekend. The Children’s Carnival will take place on Saturday 17 February at 9:30am in St George’s Square, Valletta. The tickets cost €5, with a limited number of VIP tickets costing €10. Soon after, another activity will take place at 3:30pm, which includes dances and a float defile. The tickets cost €7 and VIP tickets cost €15. On Sunday 18 February the Gran Defilé will take place in St Anne’s Street, Floriana from 2pm onwards. Festivals Malta announces that the submitted votes with regards the competitions of the Carnival of Malta will be opened next Monday, 19 February and the competition results will be announced later on in the afternoon.

Whoever bought a Carnival ticket and did not use it will be contacted by www.ticketline.com.mt for a refund. Therefore new tickets must be bought for this weekend’s Carnival activities which are against payment. New tickets can be bought online from http://www.ticketline.com.mt or the Embassy Cinemas, Valletta as from today Thursday 15 February. Check out http://www.karnivaltamalta.org or https://www.facebook.com/karnivaltamalta.com/ for more Carnival updates as well as photos of this year’s Carnival.