Bħala parti mill-attivitajiet matul il-Presidenza Belġjana, il-municipju t’Ixelles se jorganizza attivita bl-isem ta’ Les 27 dans votre assiette li ssellem lit-tradizzjonijiet kulinarji tal-pajjiżi membri tal-UE. Din l-attività, li fiha Malta se tippartecipa bi stand b’ikel Malti u b’informazzjoni turistika, se ssir quddiem il-bini tal-Parlament Ewropew f’Place du Luxembourg minn 12 p.m. ‘l quddiem.
Aġġornament (01/10/2010): Stqarrija tad-Dipartiment tal-Informazzjoni ta’ Malta qalet hekk dwar din l-attività:
27 stands were set up representing the 27 EU Member States among which was also that of Malta. Specialties from all EU Member States were offered to the people who turned up in great numbers.
The Malta stand was set up and run by the Embassy of Malta and the Permanent Representation and with the support of Air Malta. Maltese delicacies and traditional dishes were offered together with tourism information, to visitors to the stand.
This event attracted also a lot of attention from the Belgian press. Several Belgian TV and radio stations turned up and reported this European culinary festival and even photographed the Mayor of Ixelles, Willy Decourty savouring traditional Maltese food on the stand were he also met with Mr. Pierre Clive Agius, the Ambassador of Malta to Belgium.
The important daily Belgian newspaper La Libre also reported on this initiative and made a particular reference to the Maltese participation.