SETTE GIUGNO (7th June) – PUBLIC HOLIDAY

Every year on the 7th of June, Malta commemorates the tragic events of Sette Giugno. This is in remembrance of the riots of 1919 when the Maltese population revolted against the British Government to obtain some form of representative government. Four people died when fire was opened on the protestors Guzeppi Bajjada, Manwel Attard, Wenzu Dyer and Karmenu Abela. They are today remembered by a monument to their honour in Valletta. Also on the same day, the National Assembly was formed. The Maltese wanted self-government. Malta was in fact the very first country within the British Empire to be granted self-government.

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Not sure what to do on this day? Then join us for a lovely trip to Blue Grotto… after your boat ride you will have some free time for swimming, or you can try one of our traditional fish dishes in one of the fish restaurants!

See you there…bg

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