The Malta Independent 16 December 2017, Saturday

Christmas Village at Għammieri

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 09:52 Last update: about 10 days ago

The Rural Festivities Unit within the Parliamentary Secretariat for Agriculture Fisheries and Animal Rights will be transforming the Għammieri Farm into a Christmas Village.

The Għammieri Farm will open its doors to the public on Sunday, 10 December from 9am to 5pm. The event will include among other things a live stage entertainment throughout the day with the participation of local junior performers and also a roaming band. An animated mass celebration will follow at 10am with the participation of the Żurrieq choir and the traditional sermon of the child. Those attending can also visit the chapel to see the crib exhibition.

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A Christmas market will be set up, offering different food stalls, Christmas delicacies such as imbuljuta, mulled wine, christmas cakes, mince pies, honey, olive oil, choclate items and much more. There will be also stalls selling various gifts, toys, Christmas decorations, cribs and ponsiettas. One can also buy the recent cookery book published by the Community Chest Fund Tisjir mill-Qalb.

Santa Claus will also be present for children to take photos inside santa's workshop! Other photos can also be taken with farm friends such as the lama, deer and pony. Also children can have a close encounter with farm animals at a petting farm stall. An area will also be dedcicated for children including story telling, a bouncing castle, train, face painting and glitter painting, magician and much more!! On the day there will also be horse and donkey rides.

Clint Camilleri, parliamentary secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal rights will be attending the event.

The Rural Festivities Unit encourages everyone to attend this family fun day.


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