L-Ikla t-tajba – the ultimate community banquet with a difference is to be held between the 22nd and 26th of August, at the Xwejni saltpans, Zebbug, Gozo.
During the launch, Minister for Gozo Justyne Caruana said that this gastronomic activity and theatre will become one and after the performance everyone is invited to join our community meal, and enjoy a traditional Maltese food – majjallta. Dine on slow-roasted pork with local grown vegetables and potatoes,
Patrons will be watch a contemporary theatrical representation under the direction of Romanian director Nona Ciobanu.
Dr Caruana thanked Teatru Malta and Valletta 2018 for this production – the biggest cultural production being organised by Valletta 2018 in Gozo.
Mr. Albert Marshall said that cultural identity has several aspects. He explained the event as an interesting marriage between theatre and gastronomy where the director has managed to create a particular concept which will be delivered to the audiences in Gozo.
The Maltese meal will feature ingredients from our past, delicacies of today and a weird and wonderful food experience for all audiences to enjoy.
Under the direction of director Nona Ciobanu, the show will also include poetry by Immanuel Mifsud. The cast includes actors: Paul Portelli, Ruth Borg, Rebecca Camilleri, Charlotte Grech, Martina Georgina, Ira Melkonyan, Julia Camilleri, Liliana Portelli, Pierre Stafrace and Lisa Farrugia. The Set Design and Visuals are by Peter Košir and the Manager is Vanessa Attard.
For more information, to buy tickets – which are priced at €20 each for the performance and meal, or to see the menu, please see here or call 21,220,255.
The dates and times are as follows: Wednesday the 22nd to Sunday, the 26th of August, from 7.30pm onwards.
Photograph: MGOZ/George Scerri
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