Christmas is a special time. A time for joy, merriment and peace. Most people associate this holy time with festivities, decorations and traditional Christmas fare all enjoyed in a familiar atmosphere with those held most dear. There are those who enjoy spending this time at home in cosy settings and spicy smells coming from the kitchen. Others like to share their merriment with the rest of the world and thus make others merry along with themselves!
The Island of Gozo has thought about both sorts of people and is enthusiastically preparing a seasonal set-up to create a home from home environment in order to be ready to welcome the many visitors, who have already booked to pass this festive season on Gozo. Numerous entities and individuals are keenly building the traditional nativity Cribs, which will be on display throughout the island of Gozo.
The delightful chocolate and sweets scent emanating from the shops mingles with people engulfed in their shopping spree. Dining and entertainment on Christmas Island are in abundance. The festive calendar has been carefully planned including choir singing, concerts, crib exhibitions, nativity enactments and numerous activities in every town and village on the Island.
The Gozitan restaurants as always come up with delectable assortments of food in special elaborate menus, synonymous with the island’s cuisine. Christmas Eve dinners, Christmas Day buffet lunches, New Year’s Day lunches and the New Year’s Eve dinners, top the list in this tempting and tantalising choice of venues and menus.
Popular and seasonal repertoire of live music will be provided all over Gozo to complement the perfect setting for these activities. The well-established Gozitan Choirs, will add a classical and modern poignant touch with their heart-rendering, vocal interpretations of Christmas Carols and songs.
Visitors to Gozo have a choice of spending their time in the warm, festive atmosphere, whilst enjoying the natural beauty of this little island.
Welcome to the Christmas Island – Gozo!