The seventh edition of the Mellieħa Nights will take place from Thursday 7th August until Sunday 10th August 2014. During previous years, this activity, which is organised by the Mellieħa Local Council, proved to be very popular both with the locals, as well as foreign visitors. As a result, the event has found its place in the Maltese annual cultural calendar and offers an opportunity for all to get to know more about Mellieha and its community.
On Thursday 7th August, the Mellieħa Local Council will inaugurate a restoration project which is currently being undertaken in one of the most traditional locationsin the town and which is very rich in culture and history. This restoration of the picturesque Mellieħa Natural Spring will breathe new life into this place.
On Friday 8th August, a spectacular concert featuring Malta’s top talent will be organised in the Mellieħa Parish Square. For another year, the Mellieħa Local Council will organise a top-quality concert, which is sure to be yet another resounding success.
On Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th August, the main roads and squares in Mellieħa will be pedestrianised. During these two nights, a varied programme of events will take place and which will include top local musicians,culture, sports and food. There will also be kids’ animations, as well as many other attractions, all of which will be spread on three stages which will be set up along the Mellieħa streets.
A record number of local and international artists will be exhibiting their works and painting in front of the crowds. For those who are interested in cars, there will be a section where one can see static car displays, as well as an off-roading show.
The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Mellieħa, which is over two thousand years old, will be open to the public and choral concerts will be held within this sacred environment.
The World War II shelters will be open and guided tours will be offered to visitors.
The Mellieħa restaurants will also be offering a unique gastronomic experience by preparing various menus especially for this occasion. The restaurants will be set up with tables and chairs al fresco for their patrons to enjoy these lovely nights without missing the entertainment taking place along the main roads.
Everyone is invited to attend this annual event in Mellieħa. During these four nights, Mellieha will be transformed into one big celebration for all the family. As in previous years, this event is sure to be a resounding success.