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  • What’s on

    What’s on

    Liturgical feast of Saul of Tarsus The feast of St Paul’s Shipwreck in Valletta is being celebrated today as, for the first time in nearly 80 years, February 10 will mark the start of Lent, also known as Ash Wednesday. Religious celebrations...

  • Announcements

    Capt. HENRY A. DANDRIA, RMA and Miss EDWINA M. BARTOLI, LRSM The marriage took place on Saturday, January 29, 1966 at St Ignatius chapel, Sliema. Mass was celebrated by Fr Carmelo Xuereb. The witnesses were Lt. Col. E. C. Micallef Eynaud, RMA, and...

  • San Ġiljan oratorio for a special anniversary

    San Ġiljan oratorio for a special anniversary

    The premiere performance of an oratorio entitled San Ġiljan is being held in the parish church of St Julian’s today at 7.30pm. The music is by Etienne Spiteri, bandmaster of the St Julian’s Band Club, to a libretto by Joe Friggieri and is scored...

  • Live piano music

    Live piano music

    Eden Culture is presenting a live stage performance by Maurizio Mastrini, known as The Barefoot Pianist. Mastrini is known for his unique technique of playing masterpieces in reverse, while tapping his bare feet on the ground. His sound forms a...

  • Wine and pizza karaoke in Mqabba

    The Youth Section within Our Lady of the Lily Musical Society of Mqabba is organising a wine and pizza karaoke at the Lily Band Club’s premises, situated at the Church Square, Mqabba tomorrow at 8pm. Everyone is encouraged to attend in a lively...

  • Announcements

    CIAPPARA. On January 28, at Mater Dei Hospital, ANNIE of Cospicua, residing at Qawra, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church, aged 82. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband Michael, her daughter Josette and her husband...

  • Carnival costume competition

    Carnival costume competition

    The call for applications for those interested in individually taking part in the carnival costume competition organised by Arts Council Malta is open. The competition, for children aged between 5 and 16, is being held on Tuesday, February 9 at...

  • Drachma conference on suicide prevention

    Drachma is on Saturday organising a public conference with the theme: Suicide Prevention and LGBTIQ Well-being at Mount St Joseph, Mosta from 9am (registration) until 1pm. It is targeted to reach out to parents, educators, pastoral workers and...

  • Announcements

    CACHIA CASTELLETTI. On January 25, at Mater Dei Hos­pital, ANTHONY, aged 67, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He will forever be loved and remembered by his wife Maria, his daughters Michelle, Suzanne and her husband...

  • FAA lecture on Malta’s medical history

    FAA lecture on Malta’s medical history

    Professor Lino Cutajar will be sharing his insights into the medical history of the Maltese islands at a lecture organised by Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar to be held this evening at the Medi­terranean Conference Centre, built as the Sacra...

  • Wilfrid Asciak

    Andrè Zammit writes: I had known Wilfrid for ages. When we lived in Valletta and, as a teenager, I used to go to the Saturday afternoon dances at the Overseas League, I always looked out for his mother chaperoning her pretty daughters whom I...

  • Laurie Vella

    Charles Sacco writes: It was barely three months after we both ended our five-year stint at the Lyceum in 1963 that our paths crossed again when we both successfully sat for the first student journalists course at the Union Press. Since then, our...

  • Announcements

    ASCIAK. On January 24, at St James (Capua), Sliema, WILFRID, at the age of 85, passed away peacefully surrounded by all his immediate family and comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his beloved wife Marion, his...

  • Charles Briffa

    Valerie Borg writes: When I heard that Charles had a terminal illness, my heart skipped a beat. He was losing weight rapidly but I thought it was due to sheer hard work. Not for one minute did I think of a serious illness. When the horrible truth...

  • San Ġiljan oratorio for a special anniversary

    The premiere performance of an oratorio entitled San Ġiljan is being held in the parish church of St Julian’s on Friday 29 at 7.30pm. The music is by Etienne Spiteri, bandmaster of the St Julian’s Band Club, to a libretto by Joe Friggieri and is...

  • YWCA (Malta) Tea Card Party

    The popular Tea Card Party is being held tomorrow at the Plaza Hotel in Sliema from 4.30pm onwards. Members and their guests are invited to attend. For bookings phone 2132 4424 or 7925 2296.

  • Announcements

    ASCIAK. On January 24, at St James (Ca­pua), Sliema, WILFRID, at the age of 85, passed away peacefully surrounded by all his immediate family and comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his beloved wife Marion, his...

  • Unique baroque concert at St John’s Co-Cathedral

    Unique baroque concert at St John’s Co-Cathedral

    This year’s Valletta International Baroque Festival is halfway through with one week of eclectic concerts successfully over. The Festival is hosting 25 different events over 15 days in nine different Valletta venues. Undoubtedly one of the...

  • PN’s New Year party

    PN’s New Year party

    The Nationalist Party held New Year’s Day drinks for members of the media and ambassadors at the PN headquarters in Pietà. PN leader Simon Busuttil is seen here with Swiss Honorary Consul General to Malta Annabelle Bonello (left) and PN MEP...

  • Labour Party reception

    Labour Party reception

    Prime Minister Joseph Muscat addressed the media during the annual New Year’s Day reception at the Labour Party headquarters in Ħamrun. He is seen here with (from left) Times of Malta journalist Matthew Xuereb, Malta Today journalist Miriam Dalli,...

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