Malta’s biggest fireworks festival is ‘back with a bang’

Prepare to be dazzled in 2020. The Malta International Fireworks Festival is back with a bang and promises to be bigger than ever this year. The Malta Tourism Authority has confirmed that the 19th edition of the festival will take place from April 18 to 30. Each night promises to be an amazing display of colour and […]

Malta’s biggest fireworks festival confirms 2019 locations

Fireworks season is fast approaching in Malta, and there’s nothing we love more than to watch rockets launch into the night’s sky with a boom. The locations of this year’s Malta International Fireworks Festival have been revealed by 89.7 Bay. The event, which is completely free, will be held over four spectacular nights – in Mqabba, […]

10 photos that prove Gozo does the best fireworks

These stunning images prove that Gozo knows how to throw a party. The most spectacular fireworks display you’ll ever see lights up the skies every summer as Victoria celebrates the biggest feast of the year, Santa Marija. Tens of thousands of revellers flock to The Citadel to witness the annual event in August. Gozo’s capital […]

Seven injured in blast at Malta fireworks factory

Three people have been rushed to hospital after a massive explosion at a fireworks factory near Naxxar. Two men and a woman were seriously injured in the blast, which happened on Saturday afternoon. Four others escaped with minor cuts and bruises and were treated by paramedics at the scene. Bay listeners reported that they heard a […]

Malta’s biggest fireworks festival gets underway

Prepare to be dazzled. The Malta International Fireworks Festival is back with a bang – and has started with the first of three spectacular nights in Xaghra. The 17th edition of the event will be different in more ways than one. Celebrating the theme of Where Fire and Culture Meet, the events will include displays that have […]

Stunning fireworks light up the sky over Sliema Creek

Malta loves fireworks – and this is one of the most spectacular displays we’ve ever seen. Spectators were treated to a breathtaking show on Saturday night as Stella Maris Parish Church in Sliema celebrated its traditional feast. Fireworks lit up the skies above Sliema Creek. Thousands gathered in Sliema, Gzira, Floriana and Tigne to watch […]

Malta celebrates Santa Marija in colourful style

If you love noise, fireworks, food, drink, colour, Maltese culture and tradition – it’s your lucky day. The festa season in Malta and Gozo reaches its peak today as the nation comes together to mark the Santa Marija holiday. Tens of thousands of people have already crossed the sea to Gozo to enjoy the massive […]