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  • Fostering teen creativity

    Fostering teen creativity

    When a 14-year-old Henry Galea was asked by his drama teacher to work on developing the character of the Mad Hatter for a production of Alice in Wonderland, little did he imagine that the school assignment would open the doors to his creative...

  • Seabank Hotel among top 10 European resorts

    Seabank Hotel among top 10 European resorts

    The Seabank Resort and Spa in Mellieħa has been rated as one of the top 10 all-inclusive resorts in Europe. The 2014 Travellers’ Choice Trip-Advisor award is a recognition by Seabank guests who would have reviewed the hotel on their own initiative.

  • An exhilarating experience

    An exhilarating experience

    The opening concert of the Malta Philharmonic’s 2014/2015 season was held under the enthusiastic and energetic direction of French conductor Jean Marc Burfin. The works chosen for this performance represented music of the late 19th and early 20th...

  • Time to enjoy some good things in life

    Time to enjoy some good things in life

    From hampers to a range of exclusive brands, Cleland & Souchet has the ideal gift for any occasion, especially during Christmas. Its flagship store in Portomaso has one floor dedicated to beautiful gifts for him, her and the home. Another floor...

  • It’s time for Teatru Unplugged

    It’s time for Teatru Unplugged

    From ballets to baroque operas, the Manoel Theatre has seen it all in its time. But few performances altered the status quo more than Teatru Unplugged – a live music event that has, for over 15 years now, turned our picturesque national theatre...

  • Setting tone for festive season

    Setting tone for festive season

    Loft will be setting the tone for the festive season with mulled wine and other Christmas treats to create a warm and inviting atmosphere. With just two weeks left for Christmas, Loft is taking the struggle out of gift shopping with its Midnight...

  • Feeling the velvet breeze

    Feeling the velvet breeze

    Michael Bugeja catches up with Nadine Axisa, the once Eurovision hopeful turned jazz crooner, ahead of her upcoming performance in Germany. Nadine Axisa couldn’t have chosen a more fitting title for her debut album Velvet. Just like the fabric,...

  • A peek into nature’s luxury

    A peek into nature’s luxury

    Carla Grima Atelier’s first ever winter collection, themed Eventuality, was showcased at Camilleriparismode in Rabat. The show created an intimate setting for a number of guests, who admired locally-crafted pieces in deep autumnal hues. A...

  • Drinking in sunshine at Playa del Carmen

    Drinking in sunshine at Playa del Carmen

    I speak only a few words of Spanish. Only now, as I grip my phrase book, do I recall that Mexico is the world’s largest Spanish-speaking country. It’s too late to wish I’d brushed up on the local lingo. We’ve just landed in Cancun International...

  • Photographer captures images of grandmas and their food

    Photographer captures images of grandmas and their food

    Photographer Gabriele Galimberti’s grandmother Marisa fretted what about he would eat during a two-year global trip for his latest book so he reassured her there were other grandmothers like her who would cook for him. In Her Kitchen, Galimberti’s...

  • Joint exhibition at Castille

    Joint exhibition at Castille

    The exhibition Life Still promises to be a first in a number of ways. It is to be the first time that the evocative and intricately labyrinthine vaults of the Auberge de Castille will have hosted an art exhibition of this nature. It is also the...

  • Plump and shiny lips

    Plump and shiny lips

    The new Rouge Allure Gloss by Chanel gives lips a sensual and plumper feel with a lacquered effect that acts as a light trap to enhance shine. Precise and sophisticated, it glides on with a new flocked applicator. From the first application,...

  • Tourists return to ‘calm’ Egypt

    Tourists return to ‘calm’ Egypt

    A total of 2.77 million tourists visited Egypt in the third quarter of 2013, official figures show, a jump of 70 per cent compared with the same period last year, despite an Islamist insurgency in North Sinai. The figure brought the visitors’...

  • Secrets of the world’s top whisky

    Secrets of the world’s top whisky

    Nestled at the foot of wooded hills near the ancient Japanese capital of Kyoto, the Yamazaki whisky distillery feels a long way from the northerly glens of Scotch’s spiritual home. Despite its unlikely birthplace, last month Yamazaki’s Single Malt...

  • People on different planes

    People on different planes

    “A visual perception operates on different planes we always see more, not necessarily through,but in conjuction with what we are focused on. While you are looking at people or just their limbs, torso, back or faces, you are aware of something else...

  • Purest – organic beauty

    Purest – organic beauty

    Screen’s Purest line is an organic line with certified ingredients, natural products and pure and raw materials. Its formulas are careful to both health and the environment. The products are dermatologically tested, nickel tested and perfumes are...

  • Ryanair pilots swap manuals for iPads

    Ryanair pilots will now use iPads rather than traditional paper flight manuals to help them navigate the skies. The low-cost airline has launched electronic flight cags (EFB) for all pilots across its 300-strong fleet of Boeing 737-800...

  • Prompting involuntary memories

    Prompting involuntary memories

    The entry of Charles Balzan’s art into the public consciousness couldn’t have been more successful with his winning entry for /ru:t/ leaving a definite mark. When the winner of /ru:t/, a collective exhibition to commemorate the 10th anniversary of...

  • Maltese architect wins Store Design of the Year award in London

    Maltese architect wins Store Design of the Year award in London

    Maltese architect Jonathan Mizzi has won the coveted UK’s Retail Week Enterprise Store Design of the Year award for his innovative design of the Samba Swirl Store in Camden, London. Mizzi’s four-time nominated design piece for Samba Swirl, the...

  • Distortion at Rookies

    Norm Rejection, Cyberia and Blue Sky Abyss will be sharing the same bill during a live music event at Rookies. Norm Rejection are Wil Pace on vocals, Michael Briguglio on drums, Sean Vukovic on guitar and Rex Grech Santucci on bass. The band is...

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