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slippery pole

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slippery pole

can anybody help me, a couple of years ago I think somewhere round the St Pauls area I went to see some people having a go at a big slippery pole and object was get to the and raise the flag without going in the sea. Can one tell me where in was, and in just at festas or it held monthly during the summer. Any help would must helpful thanks.

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11. Re: slippery pole

A live pig graham, but they will butcher it if you want.

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12. Re: slippery pole

I saw in place (Bugibba Bay) for the mid-late August festa. Likely to be the same every year? Alas I didn't get to witness it in action.

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13. Re: slippery pole

Thank you one and your contributions specially TM001 for informing than The traditional Maltese game of Gostra - played the last Sunday in August at Msida.

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