Chocolate map of Malta & Gozo in the Museum of Chocolate, Modica
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The Speaker of the House, Dr Anglu Farrugia, inaugurated a room dedicated to Malta in the Museum of Chocolate in Modica, Sicily. The main exhibit is a large map of Malta and Gozo all done in chocolate.
In this space dedicated to Malta there will be other information about Malta. Historically the city of Modica always had very strong cultural and commercial links with Malta. It is best known as a baroque city but is also famous for its chocolate which is still made in a traditional way.
During the ceremony the Mayor of Modica, Ignazio Abate, spoke about links between Malta and Modica.
Also present was Dr Ray Bondin who has been asked to prepare the nomination dossier for the intangible World Heritage List of UNESCO and the President of the Consortium of Choclateers in Modica Nino Scivoletto.
The city of Modica has become closer to Malta with the inauguration of a direct air link between Malta and Comiso.