Experience the vibrant extravaganza of Gozo’s five-day regional carnival, where each day promises a unique blend of festivities and cultural delights:
Embrace the family-friendly ambiance as colorful parades flood the main street of Victoria, showcasing flamboyant floats, dancers, and performers.
From children’s dance companies to adult troupes and grotesque masks, the carnival spirit permeates every corner. Traditional brass bands trade their uniforms for whimsical costumes, adding to the jovial atmosphere. Beyond Victoria, villages host street parties and smaller parades, with traditional dances like the Kukkanja adding to the charm.
Delight in the creativity of dance companies, whose choreographed performances and elaborate costumes transport you to mythical realms or folkloric fantasies. Sequins, feathers, and fringes abound, creating a visual spectacle that captivates the imagination.
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Prepare for laughter as hilarious troupes take the stage with comical acts, engaging audiences with exaggerated movements, skits, and playful banter.
Venture to Nadur for a carnival like no other, where satire and parody merge with daring costumes and irreverent spectacles. Amidst social commentary and political satire, revellers immerse themselves in an eclectic atmosphere of freedom and expression.
Indulge in Gozo’s culinary delights, including the iconic Prinjolata—a dome-shaped cake adorned with cream, cherries, nuts, and colorful sprinkles—a sweet farewell to the carnival season.
This year, Gozo extends the festivities to Valentine’s Day, offering musical concerts, artisanal markets, cinema nights, and more. Embrace the love and laughter with your loved ones amidst the enchanting backdrop of Gozo’s carnival celebrations.