Qormi’s renowned annual wine festival is back for the ninth consecutive year, bringing to the fore a wide selection of red, white and rose’ wines all produced by local producers Marsovin, traditional Maltese food, numerous exhibitions and competitions and also great entertainment throughout the night.
The Qormi Wine Festival seeks to recreate tradition in a bubbly merry contemporary feeling that undoubtedly wine brings with it. As has become customary, this year’s Qormi Wine Festival will again transform the quaint picturesque town centre into a festive celebration during the Friday 30th August and Saturday 31st August, from 8pm to midnight.
For besides, the festival is rendered more authentic with the participation of local artists, bands, groups, and Folk groups that will be performing on separate stages along the festival area during the two nights.
On Friday Mro. Mark Spiteri Lucas & band with the participation of renowned local singers such as Chiara, J.Anvil, Tiziana and Neville Refalo will be performing on stage singing copious songs to entertain the public. Rebecca Bonnici will be singing unplugged during the two nights and with her splendid voice she’ll be opening the festival on Friday and on Saturday. In the well-known so called Chill Out Area, the Maltese group ‘Maltin Biss’ will be singing and amusing those visiting the area with Maltese popular songs.
On Saturday 31st August, the popular group Fakawi, a humoristic band distinguished for its sense of comedy and hilarity, will be have visitors on the main stage. In the meanwhile, DJ Ruby, one of the most popular DJ in the Maltese Islands will chill out the crowd in the Chill Out Area. A folkloristic group ‘Tal-Fuklar Folk Group’ will dance the night away with tradition Maltese dances next to St. Georges Parish Church.
Exclusivity for this Qormi Wine Festival edition will be the presence of the unique signature artist Frank O’Neill. He transformed more than 50,000 signatures including Steven Spielberg’s, Russel Crowe’s and most Maltese personalities’ into a work of art. This time, it could be your turn, so do not lack to visit this main attraction at the Qormi Wine Festival.
Entrance to the wine festival is free of charge and parking will be freely reserved in the vicinity. People came and came again describing this event as – “a unique experience where tradition, culture and entertainment meet.”
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