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Zejt iz-Zejtun Olive Oil Festival

Type of Event Festival, Fair, Exhibition, Show
Location Misrah Gregorio Bonici
(+356) 2166 3866
Website Website
First Year of Event 2005
Frequency Annual
Malta celebrates the olive picking season in Zejtun, which means fruit of the olive trees. The festival promotes olives and their proper cultivation. The celebration marking the start of the olive picking season for pressing or preservation.

While farmers parade the annual harvest on carts, visitors can sample a range of olive-based products. Agricultural products, tools and local art are exhibited at a fair set up to resemble an old country village and there are also plenty of delicacies made with the little green gems available for tasting.

Going beyond olive oil, Zejt iz-Zejtun promotes the versatility of olives, their goodness and their proper cultivation.
Date Sep 27, 2014 - Sep 28, 2014