September brings with it a nice varied selection of festivals for you to explore. Check these out this month!
Sufferfest in aid of LifeCycle
Who would want to go to a festival called Sufferfest? Well, we promise it’s for a good cause and it totally makes up for the suffering. LifeCycle Challenge Malta’s fundraising event will make you sweat. The LifeCycle annual challenge is to cycle 2000km in 10 days to raise money for the physical and psychological support of renal patients. This particular activity consists of three challenges back-to-back across two days.
Qormi Cheese & Wine Festival
7 September 2019
It’s not all about the bread in Qormi, the baker capital of Malta. Check out the first edition of the Qormi Cheese and Wine Festival. Take your bread with 40 different types of the best cheese found in Malta and over 60 types of local and foreign wines. Cheese platters and wine come complete with entertainment.
1st Malta World Health Qi Gong Day 2019
14 September 2019
Another first is an event that’s really good for your health and happiness. On the occasion of World Health Qi Gong Day 2019, you can discover the amazing history of Qi Gong, as well as some exercises and their meanings at the Malta Qi Gong Day. You can even try the 'Wu Qin Xi', the Five-Animal Qigong Exercises whose benefits you will immediately feel!
The Bubble NGO festival
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One of Malta’s favourite music and arts festivals is due this month with a week of music, conscious workshops, art, healthy food, kids activities, music, nature and on-site camping. And to sweeten the deal, The Bubble NGO runs this not-for-profit festival to support other NGOs with the proceeds. The atmosphere at the festival reflects the cause while bringing like-minded people together to create positive awareness on various environmental and humanitarian causes.
Malta International Folk Festival
27-29 September 2019
The aim of this international festival is to bring different folk traditions from all over the world to Malta for a reciprocal cultural exchange and enrichment. The 2nd Malta International Folk Festival presents folk groups, flag-waving groups and bagpipe bands from several European countries. During the four days of this International Festival, various locations around the islands will see a variety of parades and performances; check the programme for info.
Which of these will you be going to?