Folklore may be considered to embrace all the habits and customs of any given civilization, all its numerous activities, the quality of the houses people lived in, the dress they wore, the food they ate, their social dealings with one another, their education and religious life, their festivals and amusements, together with beliefs in the afterworld, as well as innumerable other facets of human life.
Maltese folklore is concerned with all this. It explores the history, literature, folktales, old wives tales, legends, children's rhymes and games, traditional herbal medicine, nicknames, birth and death rituals, feasts, long-forgotten murders and old customs from Malta and Gozo.
Gozo,Malta is rich in Folklore like legends, customs, old time trades, children's games of the 50's and 60's. Gozo is fast emerging as the top venue for settling-in owing to its primeaval beauty, long history dating back to prehistoric times and its mild climate. Temperatures in winter rarely fall below the 17 deg. mark. Summer tourism, conference centres, winter tourism, scuba holidays all contribute towards the economy of the island. This blog aims to attract more tourists to the Island.
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Folklore. What is folklore?
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