Hamrun, Malta – The vibrant and colorful spirit of Carnival is set to enliven the streets of Hamrun once again, with the eagerly anticipated ‘Parata tal-Baned’ slated for Sunday, 4th February. This traditional festivity, a significant highlight in Hamrun’s cultural calendar, will unfold along St Joseph High Road, from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm, promising a morning brimming with entertainment and local charm.

‘Parata tal-Baned’ is more than just a carnival; it’s a testament to Hamrun’s rich cultural heritage. The event, a collaboration between Hamrun Local Council and Festival Malta, features an array of activities suitable for all ages. Attendees can expect to witness a splendid showcase of local bands, vibrant costumes, and lively parades, encapsulating the true essence of Maltese festivity. The event not only celebrates the season of Carnival but also serves as a platform for showcasing local talent and tradition.

In a recent conversation with Radio 105, Hamrun Mayor Mr. Christian Sammut expressed his enthusiasm for the event. “We are committed to enriching Hamrun’s cultural landscape, and the Carnival is a cornerstone in this endeavor,” he stated. Mayor Sammut highlighted how ‘Parata tal-Baned’ has evolved into a major attraction, drawing thousands to Hamrun, thereby fostering a sense of community and celebration. His vision is clear – to continue nurturing such events that spotlight Hamrun’s vibrancy and appeal.

The Carnival is more than just a celebration; it’s a vital contributor to the local economy and community spirit. Local businesses thrive as the influx of visitors provides a much-needed boost, particularly in the quieter winter months. The event also plays a crucial role in community bonding, bringing together residents and visitors in a shared experience of joy and festivity. It’s an opportunity to immerse in and celebrate the rich tapestry of Maltese tradition and hospitality.

The ‘Parata tal-Baned’ is a shining example of how traditional events can invigorate a town, bringing together people from all walks of life in a celebration of culture and community. The Hamrun Local Council and Festival Malta cordially invite everyone to experience this unique and joyous occasion. Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor, this carnival promises an unforgettable experience, rich in cultural heritage and communal joy.