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Republic Day, Malta

Republic Day in Malta

Republic Day in Malta is an important event in the island’s history. On the 13th of November 1974, merely 10 years after Malta gained Independence from Great Britain, Queen Elizabeth II ceased to be recognised as the island’s monarch and head of state. After more than 150 years under British rule, this date marks a...

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In Guardia Parade, Malta

The In Guardia Parade at Fort St Elmo

The In Guardia Parade is a 16th century historical event that can be traced back to the Knights of St John. The noble order – also called the Knights Hospitaller and the Order of Hospitallers – arrived in Malta in the year 1530 and settled on the islands for 250 years. During this time, the...

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Independence Monument, Floriana

Independence Day in Malta

After more than 150 years under British rule, Malta gained independence in 1964. The 21st of September 1964 is one of the most important dates in the history of Malta. The island’s strategic location in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea meant that great powers of times gone by battled it out to gain rule...

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St. Dominic's Church

Celebrate the Feast of St Dominic in Valletta

The Feast of St Dominic will be held on 4th August 2019, with the major celebrations peaking on the 3rd August, the eve of the holiday. If you’re booking your stay at AX The Saint John in Valletta this August, take a walk through the vibrant streets and you will see people of all ages...

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St. Paul

Feast of St Paul’s Shipwreck in Malta

The feast of St Paul's Shipwreck in Malta is one of the most popular religious feasts on the island. Happening on the 10th of February, you can enjoy the events and activities happening in Valletta while staying at AX The Saint John.

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Colour Fest

Colour Fest: A Festival of Colour

Spring is here – not only officially with the start of the season but also with our lovely sunny weather, warmer temperatures and evident greenery. This means that its time for the annual spring festival – Colour Fest, the festival of colour.

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