Thursday, 8 February 2018

St George’s Square

6pm – 7.40pm

Entrance: €5

The programme starts in St George’s Square with the opening ceremony, followed by competitive dancing by Companies C and D and the Costume Parade.


Friday, 9 February 2018

St George’s Square

6pm – 8.45pm

Entrance: €5

The programme starts in St George’s Square with competitive dancing by Companies A and B, followed by a small defilé featuring the King Carnival Float, grotesque masks, satirical floats and Category A floats.


Saturday, 10 February 2018

St George’s Square

9.30am – 11.30am

Entrance: €5

Children’s Carnival programme starts in St George’s Square with the participation of dancing companies from private schools, Companies C followed by a small defilé with the participation of the King Carnival Float, isolated masks and satirical floats along Republic street.


Saturday, 10 February 2018

St John’s Square

5pm, 6pm, 7pm

Entrance: Free

A theatrical production produced by Teatru Malta. ‘L-Għarusa Karfusa’ is the classical tale of banned love – between a fruit and a vegetable.


Saturday, 10 February 2018

St George’s Square

5pm onwards

Entrance: €10

Another programme starts in St George’s Square with the participation of competitive dancing Companies A, B and D, and Triumphal Floats from Categories A, B and C. Following this, a parade will proceed up Republic Street.


Saturday, 10 February 2018

Triton Square

8pm till late

Entrance: Free

Triton 18 Carnival Ball will take place around the fountain outside the City entrance. All Carnival companies and the public are invited. The event will feature local DJs and a live performance by the Big Band Brothers. The event will carry on till late.


Sunday, 11 February 2018

Main Streets around Valletta

12.30pm

Entrance: Free

Carnival Floats Parade at Castille Place, Valletta. The defilé will proceed via Granaries, Great Siege Road, Floriana to Glormu Cassar Avenue to Castille Place, Merchants Street, Archbishop Street, St John’s Street, Republic Street to City Gate, Tritons Fountain Area to Sarria Road and St Publius Road, Floriana.


Sunday, 11 February 2018

St George’s Square – Republic Street

2.00pm – 8pm

Entrance: €12

The programme starts in St George’s Square and sees the participation of Category C Companies followed by a defilé featuring the King Carnival Float, grotesque masks, Companies D, satirical floats, Triumphal Floats A, B and C and Company Floats Category A. Following this activity a defilé will proceed up Republic Street.


Monday 12 February 2018

St George’s Square

10am – 1pm

Entrance:  Free

A Children’s Parade with the participation of private dancing schools from both Malta and Gozo as well as Category C companies. Starting at St. George’s Square and parading through Valletta, the parade will culminate with a performance by all companies in St George’s Square.


Monday 12 February 2018

Castille Place, Merchant Street, St George’s Square, Republic Street

3.30pm – 9pm

Entrance:  €7

The programme opens with a show by dancing Companies A, B and C in front of Castille. It is followed by a defilé with the King Carnival Float, grotesque masks, satirical floats, Triumphal Floats A, B and C  and Companies on Floats Category A. A defilé proceeds up Republic Street.


Tuesday 13 February 2018

St George’s Square, Republic Street, Pjazza Teatru Rjal

10am – 2pm

Entrance:  Free

At 10am there will be a Children’s Parade with the participation of a private dancing schools and groups from St George’s Square through Republic Street. It will end with a show at Pjazza Teatru Rjal, which will also include a performance from Zhejiang Wu Opera Troupe from China.


Tuesday 13 February 2018

The GRAN FINALE, Floriana

6pm – 11pm

Entrance:  Free

The King Carnival Float and his retinue of floats, and dancing companies in costume celebrate around Floriana, culminating in St Anne’s Street, Floriana, for the final defilé. Zhejiang Wu Opera Troupe will also be performing.