Nadur Organised Carnival to kick-start annual celebrations in Gozo

Nadur Organised Carnival kick-starts annual celebrations in GozoIt’s almost time for the very popular Carnival festivities on the island of Gozo start this Sunday with the Organised Carnival in Nadur.

Nadur village has become synonymous with Carnival and Sunday will .kick-start these very popular celebrations, when four hours of fun will get underway from 12.30pm, with over 500 participants in a packed programme of activities taking place in St. Peter & St. Paul Square.

The Nadur Local Council is inviting everyone to join them and be part of this unique event, on Sunday, the 24th of February.

There will be something to entertain all ages, including a riot of colour, laughter, a variety of carnival dances, hilarious sketches, costumes, maskeruni, floats – both large and small, and the traditional kukkanja to bring it to a close.

This will be followed later in the week with the famous Nadur Spontaneous Carnival – which projects the message of carnival made through satire.

This year’s Spontaneous Carnival promises to be “bigger and better,” the Council said, with guest DJs for the evenings, including Commander Jay, DJ Pierre Cordina, Ronald Briffa & Friends, DJ Joe Spiteri and Micimago.

The Spontaneous Carnival starts on Friday, the 1st through to Tuesday, the 5th of March, in December 13th Street, St. Peter & St. Paul Square and the surrounding streets, beginning after sunset each day and lasting till the early morning hours……

Photograph by Alain Salvary

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