Worldfest 2012

Koperattiva Kummerc Gust is pleased to announce the date of this year Worldfest - Malta most vibrant Fair Trade event held yearly in the Upper Barrakka Gardens. This year Worldfest will take place on Saturday 12th May between 10am and 10pm and will feature live music, two public forums, Fair Trade crafts, food and refreshments, a drum circle, activities for children, and stalls of our partner organisations. There will be Fair Trade products available from Africa, Latin America and Asia, and speciality food and coffee from Eritrea and Palestine. This year WorldFest is centred around the theme of Fair Trade and Responsible Tourism.

Time from 16.00 till 17.15
Forum I Fair Trade and Responsible Tourism
Speakers are Sergio Bordignon and Aldith Gauchi

time from 17.15 and 18.45
Forum II Pricing Ecology... what for
Speaker is TBA

After the forums, Eritrean and Palestinian food will be available.

From 7.30 pm onwards there will be live music by Dumtak, Kontroll, and Kantilena.

Throughout the day, there will be Fair Trade food, drinks, handicrafts, artisan products, toys, jewellery, CDs, musical instruments, books, ornaments, masks, pottery, carpets, clothes and textiles from Latin America, Africa and South Asia. There will be activities for children, including games and face-painting. There will be stalls by our partner NGOs, including Third World Group, Get Up Stand Up, the Bicycle Advocacy Group, and the Say No to Racism Campaign.

In order to make this year Worldfest as sustainable as possible, we are offering a small discount on drinks to those who bring their own cups or glasses to the event - so bring your own cup, and make this Worldfest the most green to date.

Entrance to the festival and all events including the evening concert is free, and a warm and friendly atmosphere is guaranteed.

For additional information, kindly contact
Joelle Mifsud Taliana 99381988 joelle@l-arka.org
Katharina Beckmann 79898933 kathi_kkg@yahoo.com)
Sophie Colsell 79433088 sophie@l-arka.org or Mahira Sheik 79299995 mahira@l-arka.org


Date is Saturday, May 12, 2012
Time from 10am until 10pm
Venue at Upper Barrakka Gardens, Valletta

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