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  • Mourvèdre – Maltese and foreign

    The Maltese wine scene has changed a lot in the past few decades. Apart from an explosion of imported wines from all over the world, which really took off when punitive import duty was removed on Malta’s EU entry in 2004, local wine production has...

  • Hard Rock Rising Malta winners announced

    Different Strings are the winners of the 2014 Malta edition of the Hard Rock Rising global competition. Earlier this year, emerging local talent was encouraged to participate in the world’s largest and furthest-reaching Battle of the Bands and...

  • Trusted quality

    After starting at the top-end with its X Pro 1, Fujifilm has been steadily expanding its X-series mirrorless cameras to appeal to a broader audience. With its X-T1, Fujifilm has moved back towards the high-end, offering a fully-loaded mirrorless...

  • Hotel with a grand story

    As Wes Anderson’s film The Grand Budapest Hotel hit cinema screens in Budapest, Corinthia’s grande dame hotel in the city basked in the publicity it earned through its similarity to the film’s setting. Victor Aquilina shares his sneak peak of the...

  • Pepsi Max hails heroes on and off the pitch

    Pepsi Max has premiered a TV commercial and interactive film, which are set to air in nearly 100 countries. Starring the impressive 2014 Pepsi Max all-star football line-up – Robin van Persie, David Luiz, Sergio Ramos, Sergio Agüero, Jack Wilshere...

  • Drum workshop with Joseph Camilleri

    Maltese drummer and percussionist Joseph Camilleri will be leading a drum workshop on April 15. The two-hour workshop, which starts at 4pm and is aimed at aspiring, dedicated drummers, is the latest in a series of similar events Camilleri has been...

  • A double, double-decker delivery for luxury airline

    Who is the greater football legend – Pelé or Cristiano Ronaldo? The discussion, central to Emirates’s new publicity push, has two new onboard lounges to spill into after it received a double A380 delivery. The airline’s 46th and 47th A380 aircraft...

  • Malcolm’s song for the summer

    I is the latest single from Maltese singer Malcolm Pisani. Like his 2013 single Got Me Good, which made it to the airwaves in Romania, Germany, Italy and the UK, the new release is also written by Carlo Gerada and Muxu and sees the Maltese artist...

  • Beautiful memories

    A stranger looking through my childhood photos would be nudged to two conclusions. Actually, hold it there – if someone broke into my house and started stealing my printed memories, the thieving stranger would be nudged by a row of Rottweiler...

  • Parisian rock at Remedy

    Paceville’s Remedy Rock Club will be getting a taste of continental alternative rock when French rock band Dear Devil takes to the stage at Coconut Grove’s upstairs venue. They will be supported by a band of musicians from different local...

  • It does matter if it’s black and white

    Kris Micallef What inspired you to pursue photo­graphy professionally? I nursed a fascination for art, music and dance from a young age. I’ve always appreciated beauty and, since I was a child, I’ve experimented with various materials and mediums.

  • Enjoying Etna’s foothills

    At this time of year, the foothills of Mount Etna are just bursting with colour, the result of its fertile volcanic soil. Aim for the southern foothill towns of Zafferana Etnea and Nicolosi, which are under two hours’ drive along the new...

  • Debenhams launches Faith shoes and bags

    British high street favourite Faith has come to Malta with the latest spring/summer footwear and accessory collections. Through its up-to-the-minute collections of shoes and bags, the brand channels a love for fashion interpreted in a feminine and...

  • A mosaic of Maltese music

    This year’s edition of the Valletta International Piano Festival brought a selection of music by Maltese composers to the fore in Tricia Dawn Williams’s concert entitled Piano Mosaic, held at the Music Room of St James Cavalier in Valletta. The...

  • Clicking with fashion

    What first attracted you to fashion photography? During my art lessons at school, I always used to enjoy drawing the human form and, later on, I would spend hours taking photos of people around me, especially my friends. I started exploring...

  • ROCS offers its best fares for Emirates destinations

    ROCS Travel is guaranteeing the best Emirates air fares in Malta for those who book their flights or holiday before April 14. Destinations include Larnaca, Cyprus, from €259, Dubai from €599, Bangkok from €729, Hong Kong from €879 and Melbourne...

  • Sao Paulo Fashion Week

  • The lady sings no blues

    I may have written this statement before, but am happy to repeat it for those who missed it the first time round. The talented young soprano Nicola Said is star material. Said’s ability is growing from strength to strength, something which she...

  • On an adventure

    There was a time when photography and sports were mutually exclusive. You could either pedal or shoot photos, but not at the same time. And if you tried, the result would be a very blurry photo and a pair of badly bruised knees. But in recent...

  • Air Malta has tasty news for summer

    Malta’s national airline will start flying to the northern Italian city of Parma from June 2. Services will leave at 12.25pm on Mondays and 8.45am on Thursdays for Giuseppe Verdi Airport, one of the four Milan-area airports alongside Linate,...

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