Christ­mas in Mel­lieħa 2016

Malta Independent - - NEWS -

The Mel­lieħa Lo­cal Coun­cil will be or­gan­is­ing its an­nual ac­tiv­ity ‘Christ­mas in Mel­lieħa’ be­tween Thurs­day, 8 De­cem­ber and Tues­day, 13 De­cem­ber. This ac­tiv­ity, or­gan­ised with the sup­port of the Malta Tourism Author­ity and the lo­cal com­mer­cial com­mu­nity, will see the peak of ac­tiv­i­ties held in Mis­raħ iż-Żjara tal-Papa Ġwanni Pawlu II from 7.30pm on­wards.

This year’s edi­tion will be in­au­gu­rated at the Manikata Parish Church on Thurs­day, 8 De­cem­ber. A con­cert by Joy Gospel Singers will be held for the open­ing of this ac­tiv­ity as well as for the inau­gu­ra­tion of yet an­other EU project. In fact, the Mel­lieħa Lo­cal Coun­cil has once again suc­ceeded in ob­tain­ing funds to be the lead part­ner in an EU project which en­vis­ages the or­gan­i­sa­tion of five con­fer­ences spread over 18 months. This project, with a bud­get of €150,000, will fo­cus on small en­ter­prises in the heart of the Union’s econ­omy.

The fol­low­ing days all ac­tiv­i­ties re­lated to Christ­mas in Mel­lieħa

Mon­day, 12 De­cem­ber will see the par­tic­i­pa­tion of the Big Friends Guggen Musik, dance school Street El­e­ments and Brooke & Band. Par­tic­i­pants will also in­clude for­eign par­tic­i­pa­tion. On this day, the coun­cil will also or­gan­ise a Christ­mas party for the res­i­dents of the home Dar ilMadonna tal-Mel­lieħa at 9.30am. The much an­tic­i­pated children’s party will be held on 13 De­cem­ber at 2pm at the Com­mu­nity Hall, Mel­lieħa Pri­mary School. All children in­ter­ested in at­tend­ing are in­vited to reg­is­ter their par­tic­i­pa­tion with the staff of the Mel­lieħa Lo­cal Coun­cil.

There will be var­i­ous ini­tia­tives in­clud­ing danc­ing, art and crafts ex­hi­bi­tions and a live crib pre­pared by children dur­ing th­ese ac­tiv­i­ties. Also, sale of typ­i­cal foods and drinks syn­ony­mous with the fes­tive sea­son will be for sale to be en­joyed by the gen­eral pub­lic. Ev­ery­one is in­vited to at­tend this Christ­mas ac­tiv­ity or­gan­ised by the Mel­lieħa Lo­cal Coun­cil. En­trance is free of charge.

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