Spring has sprung across the island, and with it - strawberry season.
Now in its 11th year, the annual ‘Festa Frawli’ - or Strawberry Festival - is set to take place on Sunday, April 28. in the main square outside the Parish Church in Mġarr. An agricultural village located the north of the island. Mġarr is renowned for its excellent quality strawberries, which boast a unique sweet taste. As the festival approaches, the Mġarr locals eagerly prepare for the much-awaited event. Thousands of strawberries are picked, prepared and packed. Children rehearse for performances to be staged on the church square and attractive stalls are set up to welcome Maltese visitors and foreigners alike.