The Malta Independent 27 May 2019, Monday

Valletta Christmas lights come crashing down after being hit by truck

Friday, 16 November 2018, 14:43 Last update: about 7 months ago

Part of the new Christmas lighting in Merchants Street came crashing down on tables and chairs set up outside a restaurant this morning.

The lights were hit by a delivery truck, Valletta 2018 Foundation chairman Jason Micallef said.

Micallef said the lights, consisting of thousands of small bulbs that formed a light tunnel, were the work of Italian company Faniuolo Illuminazione – the same company that designed the baroque style lighting set up along Republic Street last year.

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Both streets will be officially lit up for Christmas this weekend.

 

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