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Cover for A risky delight: the dangers of being a participant in a Maltese <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Festa</i>.

This chapter examines the Maltese 'festa', a religious celebration honouring the patron saint of each town and village of the Maltese islands Malta and Gozo. The local feasts are typically celebrated with a display of fireworks; sometimes with animal races; always with band parades; and,...

Author(s)
Cassar, G.; Munro, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The creation of the cults of SS Paul and Publius in early modern Malta.

This chapter discusses how, since the 16th century, there has been a concentrated effort to increase devotion for the cult of St Paul and the subsequent creation of the cult of St Publius in Malta. This was done to enhance the prestige of the Knights of St John within the Catholic world, and their...

Author(s)
Zammit, V.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urban regeneration and culture: Maltese example.

This chapter presents a case study of urban regeneration and culture in Malta, identifying the key motivations for engaging in urban regeneration and the logic behind intrinsically linking (re)developments to the encouragement of local engagement with Maltese culture. Festivals and historical...

Author(s)
Zammit, V.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter