Things To Do
Traditions & Events
The G Hotel by JL is located in St. Julian’s, a famous town in Malta just 5km north from its capital city, Valletta. St. Julian’s sits at the intersection between Sliema, Malta’s commercial centre, and Paceville, the island’s main entertainment hub. Visitors who stay at the G Hotel by JL are thus guaranteed quick, easy access to the avenues where many of Malta’s events and happenings take place, be they business affairs or parties. Below are some of the hotspots and points of interests within close proximity to St. Julian’s and the G Hotel by JL.
A very particular competition connected with the town’s feast is known as ‘ġostra’. This traditional competitive feat involves participants climbing and running as far as possible along a sloping greased pole which is suspended above the sea. The winner is the person to grab one of three flags dangling from the edge, each flag representing a certain prize.
Battle Of Malta Poker Tournament
The Battle of Malta is an annual no-limit hold’em poker tournament in Malta.
The 7 day festival was founded by PokerListings.com in 2012 and is now run by Casino Malta by Olympic Casino. Designed for low- to mid-stakes poker players, the event has gone from strength to strength since its launch and is now one of the most popular stand-alone events in Europe.