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EVENTS: Cultural walk from Żejtun to Żabbar


DSCN9244Wirt iż-Żejtun organized a cultural walk from Żejtun to Żabbar on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of the elevation of the Żejtun parish to “Parroċċa Matriċi” (mother parish), following the establishment of the Żabbar parish.

DSCN9220DSCN9224DSCN9232The walk started off from the parvis of St. Clement’s Church and proceed along Żabbar Road from Żejtun towards St Joseph Street, in Żabbar.  This being the old link road between the two neighbouring towns.  On the way, the group participating in this event were given information on various buildings of historical and architectural importance, among others, Bishop Labini’s country house, the Chapel of Tal-Plier, the Church of Santa Marija tal-Indirizz, the residence of the late President Agatha Barbara and the  original site of the Ġnien tal-Kmand.   The main attraction along the route was a metal canon ball which was shot by the French troops on the 5th October 1798 and which remained stuck to the facade of an old house in Triq Bajjada.

DSCN9251The final stop was at the Sanctuary Museum of Żabbar, known as il-Mużew tas-Santwarju, were the group was guided through the museum by the friends of the museum from the Zabbar Parish.

2 responses to “EVENTS: Cultural walk from Żejtun to Żabbar

  1. Please forward me files of your activities which I can down load and share them of “Sharing Historical Information on Old Photographs” your files cannot be shared on our site…

    Thanks,

    Joseph J. Meli

    On 10 February 2016 at 21:59, “Wirt iż-Żejtun” wrote:

    > Wirt iż-Żejtun posted: “Wirt iż-Żejtun organized a cultural walk from > Żejtun to Żabbar on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of the elevation > of the Żejtun parish to “Parroċċa Matriċi” (mother parish), following the > establishment of the Żabbar parish. The walk started off fr” >

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