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fruit | valletta | malta 2017 | by John FotoHouse
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fruit | valletta | malta 2017

It's Carnival weekend! Here's one from Valletta | Malta in 2017 ...


'Carnival in Malta (Maltese: il-Karnival ta' Malta) was introduced to the islands by Grand Master Piero de Ponte in 1535. It is held during the week leading up to Ash Wednesday, and typically includes masked balls, fancy dresses, and grotesque mask competitions, lavish late-night parties, a colourful, ticker-tape parade of allegorical floats presided over by King Carnival (Maltese: ir-Re tal-Karnival), marching bands, and costumed revellers.'

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Taken on February 27, 2017