Holiday Guide for Malta in 2019

Malta 2019
Malta
2019

Malta information

Population: 425,384
Capital: Valetta
Calling Code: (356)
Time Zone: +1 UTC
Currency: Euro
Language: Maltese

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Malta List of National Holidays in Malta in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

Malta: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Feast of St. Paul's shipwreck


Feast of St. Paul's shipwreck

Malta: Commemorates when St. Paul was shipwrecked on Malta in 60AD as recorded in the Acts of the Apostles in the New Testament

St. Joseph's Day


St. Joseph's Day

Malta: Feast day of St. Joseph. Joseph was the husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the foster father of Jesus

Freedom Day


Freedom Day

Malta: Commemorated on the anniversary of the withdrawal of British troops from Malta in 1979

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

Malta: Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Worker's Day


Worker's Day

Malta: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Sette Giugno

 Long Weekend! 
Sette Giugno

Malta: Commemorates the killing of four rioters by British troops in 1919

Saint Peter and Saint Paul


Saint Peter and Saint Paul

Malta: The day commemorates the martyrdom of two saints, the two great Apostles, Saint Peter and St. Paul

Assumption Day


Assumption Day

Malta: The Feast of the Assumption is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ

Feast of Our Lady of Victories


Feast of Our Lady of Victories

Malta: National Holiday. Marks the end of the Great Siege of Malta by the Ottoman Empire in 1565

Independence Day


Independence Day

Malta: Malta gained its political Independence from Great Britain on 21 September 21st 1964

Immaculate Conception Day


Immaculate Conception Day

Malta: It is a day that celebrates the belief that Mary, mother of Jesus, was preserved from original sin all of her life

Republic Day

 Long Weekend! 
Republic Day

Malta: On 13 December 1974, the Maltese constitution was substantially revised changing Malta from a Commonwealth realm into a republic

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

Malta: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC

Notes

  • Public Holidays in Malta are regulated by the National Holidays and Other Public Holidays Act (Chapter 252).