The Culinary and Crafts festival being organised by the Majjistral Action Group Foundation is surely an event not to be missed. The Malta Fairs and Convention Centre has been turned into a hub of traditional Maltese delicacies, seasonal fruits and vegetables, hand made crafts, various forms of art and entertainment for all the family. Local Councils from the Majjistral region, have set up stands to portray the able farmers and crafts persons in their territories. The festival has been set up using funds from the Leader Pillar of the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.
Farmers participating in the festival have set up attractive stands with various produce and will readily explain interesting tips about their use and sustainable farming practices. Vitimalta, which is the largest Maltese Producer Organisation, representing around 300 viticulturalists, have also set up a stand that is being manned by the farmers themselves.
Certainly tasting the genuine olive oil and having a sip of mulled wine are bliss in the windy weather that is hitting Malta. Delicious cooked recipes are being provided by the Malta Chefs Association.
The festival, which was inaugurated by the honourable minister Dr. George Pullicino last Friday, was open today and will also be open tomorrow all day long. The entrance is free.