Hamrun Chocolate Festival 2011

Chocoholics unite!

Now in its third edition, the Hamrun Chocolate Festival promises to provide the perfect setting for a magical evening!

The festival is going to be held on Saturday the 29th of October and it starts at 6.00pm.

As the name of the festival implies, this popular event revolves around CHOCOLATE! If that word hasn’t tempted you to go to this festival, the programme of events that we’ve listed below most certainly will!


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Would you believe that this dining room is made entirely out of chocolate?


So what’s happening this year at the Hamrun Chocolate Festival?

Here's a brief overview of what’s in store for you when you go to this magnificent event …

- transport yourself back in time as you watch the Grand Procession, a pageant with the Grand Master’s Entourage and Knights - all dressed in epical costumes from the Knights of Malta period.

- learn more about the history of chocolate and all that there is to know about this addictive sweet.

- taste various types of chocolate, see chocolate demonstrations and buy all sorts of unique chocolate related products!

- gaze in awe at the many wonderful arts and crafts exhibitions.

- experience local traditional productions and folk music.

- have a look or join in the fun at the Children’s corner. Never seen face painting with chocolate before? No problem. At the Hamrun Chocolate Festival you will!

- amazing chocolate sculpting and chocolate paintings exhibitions.

- witness a chocolate cake competition.


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100% made of chocolate!


What’s new this year?

Some of the amazing new things that you’ll be able to see this year, include a mannequin being dressed live with clothes and accessories made of chocolate, a chocolate painting of the Hamrun skyline, a replica of a 1931 Ford Model A (made entirely out of chocolate of course!), chocolate bust carving, a chocolate centre piece exhibition and much more!

For more information on the festival, contact the Hamrun Local Council by email on hamrun.lc@gov.mt.


Where in Hamrun?

The festival will be held in the streets neighbouring Old Railway Avenue (near the ex train station - this site now houses the Hamrun Scouts HQ).


Getting there

The town of Hamrun borders with Santa Venera, Floriana, Marsa, Msida and Pietà. The town has a population of 8,800.

If you’re thinking of going to this festival by bus, visit www.arriva.com.mt for more information on the best bus routes to take to get to Hamrun, depending on where you’re departing from.




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