31.03.12 Freedom Day (Public Holiday)

This day commemorates the end of the British Rule on the Island when the last British Forces left on 31st March 1979. Activities celebrating this important historic date take place mostly in Vittoriosa where the monument marking this event is situated. This is a Public Holiday – School closed.

30.03.12 Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows

This is the start of Holy Week which commences on the Friday preceding Good Friday. On this day the statue of Our Lady of Sorrows is carried in a procession through the streets of Valletta and many other towns and villages.

THE GHARGHUR MILK FESTIVAL

The rural village of Gharghur celebrates the universality of milk and how this staple product developed through the ages into forms and by-products we are accustomed to nowadays. The festival offers the possibility to learn about milk production and how various dairy products are prepared as well as … Read more

The Feast of St. Joseph – Monday 19th March

This is a Religious Festa Celebrated in the town of Rabat (close to Mdina). The holiday, also known as Jum San Ġużepp is typically celebrated by attending morning mass followed by a picnic in the Maltese Countryside. An evening procession is also held in Rabat. Please note that this day is a Public … Read more

EC Malta Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

Join us for a beer or two this Saturday afternoon and celebrate St Patricks Day in style 🙂 You can go to Ryan’s pub in Spinola or Footloose fun bar from noon onwards! Don’t forget to wear green clothes!

Transcending Music

An article by student Juliana Betancur , Colombian Last week I had the opportunity to interviewed two EC teachers, whose secret passions, hobbies and also subject of this article, is music. They are Kevin Spiteri, a percussionist/Bongo player and Sergio Gatt, also known as Sigo , the lead singer and … Read more

The Titanic

RMS (Royal Mail Ship) Titanic was a passenger liner that struck an iceberg on her maiden voyage from Southampton, England, to New York City, and sank on 15th April 1912, resulting in the deaths of 1,517 people in one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in history. After setting sail for Ne … Read more