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  • Simar Nature Reserve tour

    The Simar Nature Reserve in Xemxija is open for a special birdwatching tour tomorrow between 11am and 1pm. Visitors will also be able to witness the work carried out by an international scout group as part of a BirdLife Malta project called Action...

  • Feasts this weekend

    •Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Żurrieq •St Margaret, Sannat, Gozo

  • A Dutch retrospective

    Retrospective is a collection of paintings by Dutch artist Annemarie Hoogvliet-Weijers, exhibited at the Cavalieri Art Hotel until the end of this month. Art critic E. V. Borg defines Hoogvliet-Weijers as an expressionist. He writes that she is...

  • Announcements

    BARTOLO. On July 21, at Mater Dei Hospital, BERNADETTE, widow of Anthony J. Bartolo, aged 80, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. A loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she leaves to mourn her irreparable...

  • Malta Jazz Festival

    Malta Jazz Festival

    The Malta Jazz Festival returns to its usual location at Ta’ Liesse, Valletta. Headlined by the Bill Evans band, featuring Darryl Jones and Dennis Chambers, the event will also see the Fringe Youth Jazz Ensemble (2nd edition) followed by the...

  • First-ever seminar against match-fixing in waterpolo will be held in Malta today

    First-ever seminar against match-fixing in waterpolo will be held in Malta today

    The Maltese Swimming Federation (ASA) is today hosting the first-ever Water Polo Players’ Organisation’s (WPO) Protect Integrity Seminar against match-fixing. The seminar is part of the WPO Protect Integrity Project which sees a collaboration...

  • Food and art cross the cultural divide in Ta’ Xbiex

    Food and art cross the  cultural divide in Ta’ Xbiex

    The local council of Ta’ Xbiex, which is home to perhaps Malta’s largest array of embassies and official residencies, is once again organising the intercultural activity known as ‘Connecting Through Culture’. The event, taking place on Sunday from...

  • Announcements

    BORDA. On July 20, in the comfort of her home, MARYROSE, née Schranz, aged 75, passed away peacefully to reunite with her dearest son Bernard, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her beloved children, Sandra, wife...

  • Malta Jazz Festival

    Malta Jazz Festival

    The 26th edition of the Malta Jazz Festival kicks off today with free events around the city of Valletta. Tonight’s artists are the Oliver Degabriele Quartet, who are playing at City Gate Entrance at 8pm; to be followed by the South Sound...

  • Jazz on the Fringe

    Jazz on the Fringe is an initiative of free concerts taking place in Valletta during the Malta Jazz Festival and beyond. Today’s concert: Sammy Murgo Quartet featuring Sammy Murgo (sax), Harry Eddleston (piano), Simon Sammut (bass) and Joe...

  • Feast of St Mary Magdalen

    Feast of St Mary Magdalen

    A traditional feast marking the feast of St Mary Magdalen will be held today at the chapel at Dingli Cliffs between 7.30pm and 11pm. Mass will be held on the church parvis at 7.30pm followed by a social activity at sunset. Food tickets can be...

  • Experience Valletta in a new way

    Experience Valletta in a new way

    Visitors to Valletta can experience the capital city in a new light tonight. A ghost tour is being organised around the dark and deserted streets of night-time Valletta, in which participants will get to hear a selection of spooky stories. The...

  • Announcements

    ABDILLA. On July 18, at Mater Dei Hospital, JOSEPH of Għaxaq, residing at Tarxien, aged 66, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Helen, his children Frederick and Jean-Carl, in-laws,...

  • Bone sculpture on display at Natural History Museum

    The National Museum of Natural History in Mdina is currently hosting a sculpture constructed from animal bones. Entitled What One Sees Is What One Is – A (Re) Presentation of Acherontia Atropos (Death’s-head Hawk Moth), the sculpture is the work...

  • Gozo hosts third edition of Sunscape Festival

    Ramla Bay in Gozo is hosting the third edition of the Sunscape Festival this weekend. Focusing on music, art and well-being, and featuring 60 acts, eight international artists and six live bands across three stages, Sunscape is Europe’s most...

  • Joseph Calleja in concert

    Joseph Calleja in concert

    The ever-popular summer concert featuring the international operatic Maltese star Joseph Calleja is back with a bang for 2016. Being held on July 28 at The Granaries, Floriana, this year’s guest artists are the internationally-renowned...

  • 450th anniversary of Valletta’s birth

    Heritage Malta’s forthcoming exhibition, Melita Renascens, Valletta 1566, commemorates the 450th anniversary of the laying of the first stone of Valletta. Held in collaboration with Malta Libraries, this exhibition is a first in its nature as it...

  • Jazz Jam Party

    Jazz Jam Party

    Jazz will be spilling down Strait Street for the Jazz Jam Party tonight. The Strada Stretta Concept, under the auspices of the Valletta 2018 Foundation and under the artistic direction of Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci, presents a top line-up of jazz...

  • Groom your pet and help raise money for charity

    Groom your pet and help raise money for charity

    Pet House in Fgura is organising a fund-raising grooming event on Saturday, proceeds of which will all go in aid of The Island Sanctuary Association. The association is a non-profit making organisation run fully by volunteers and depends on the...

  • Inspire crowdfunds to bring therapeutic horse-riding to Gozo

    Inspire crowdfunds to bring therapeutic horse-riding to Gozo

    The Inspire Foundation is banking on tech-savvy generosity to help it extend its therapeutic horse-riding services to Gozo.  A campaign launched on local crowdfunding platform Zaar is asking people to donate anything from €5 to €250 to help the...

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