Contact & Activities

Participating city

3.600 inhabitants

Local contact

Ghajnsielem Local Council
Lucienne Haber
Triq J F de Chambray,
++356 79561515

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Playing in 'Fresh air' - Road to be closed in order to promote how less traffic will lead to more space to play into and fresh air.

Cycling Treasure Hunt - Is going to be organised around the entire locality.
17 September
Cycling Activity - A bicycle activity will be held to encourage the use of bicycles as a smarter means of transport. A bicycle rally will be organised for kids.
18 September
Promoting Car Pooling - A whole day event where the Local Council will provide free rides with the Electric Community van within the village.
19 September
Elderly Activity - An outdoor activity to encourage walking among the elderly. A talk by a nutritionist on the importance of walking, physical activity and maintaining a healthy diet, will be delivered.
20 September
Pedometer Challenge - A walk in aid of the Malta Community Chest Fund.
21 September
Outdoor Evening - An outdoor evening activity will be organised by closing the village core for traffic and authorising all bars and restaurants to place chairs and tables outside.
22 September
Car Free Day - A day full of events where the public could enjoy the area closed without traffic while also having the opportunity to dine outside. A military car show will also be organised.
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Part of Pjazza Madonna ta' Loretu, part of Triq J F de Chambray and Pjazza Indipendenza will be closed for traffic.
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)
  • JRC Project on Social Biking