After two years, Festa San Pedro returns to Melaka's Portuguese Settlement


Festa San Pedro 2022 marks the return of festivities at the Portuguese Settlement in Melaka. The festival is held to honour the feast day of St Peter, the patron saint of fishermen. Pictured are decorated boats belonging to the fishing community there. Photo: The Star/Filepic

Thousands of visitors and revellers are expected to descend on Festa San Pedro 2022 at the Portuguese Settlement in Ujong Pasir, Melaka for the first time in two years.

The long-running festival, which happens from June 29 to July 2, commemorates the Feast Day of St Peter, the patron saint of the fishermen.

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