Valletta Pageant of the Seas returns to the Grand Harbour

Although the Pageant of the Seas this year will be held a little later than usual, it will be a much bigger show. The Valletta Cultural Agency has some surprises and changes up its sleeve in three and a half hours of pure entertainment.

The biggest show of the Capital’s Cultural Agency for, the Valletta Pageant of the Seas this year will take place on the 16th of August and will be broadcast live on Television Malta. Agency Chairman Jason Micallef said that due to the Covid-19 it was decided to transform the Valletta Pegeant of the Seas into a television production.

“Of course, if things keep changing, the people will still be able to watch this year’s biggest cultural show from the shores of the capital city and from Cottonera.

The biennial Pageant of the Seas to be held in the Grand Harbour was scheduled for June 7 but was postponed due to the pandemic. The situation created an opportunity for the show’s production team to introduce elements of surprise. The 3 and a half hour show will finish off with a fireworks display.

“A number of activities are being staged in one performance created by artistic director Chris Baldwin, there is also the tellieq telliqin sailing boat race by inexperienced amateurs who use their creativity. to create something that floats but is able to win a race against the other participants. There we are rewarding creativity. ”

Culture Minister Jose Herrea said culture was a key way of bringing economic and social life back to normal. He said that in recent years an investment of millions has been made in the Capital but in the last three months this has taken a big hit. He explained that the Cultural Agency is determined to give new impetus to get the economic, social and cultural life in the Capital back on its feet.

 

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