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  • HSBC unveils restored façade of its iconic Valletta headquarters

    HSBC unveils restored façade of its iconic Valletta headquarters

    HSBC Malta has completed the restoration of its headquarters in Valletta, an early 17th-century historical landmark located in the epicentre of the Unesco World Heritage-listed capital. The building’s new-look façade revives the original elements...

  • 18th century organ still being restored

    18th century organ still being restored

    Last year, the Eden Leisure Group pledged its support to Din l-Art Ħelwa for the refurbishment of the church’s 18th century organ. This is another milestone in the restoration of Our Lady of Victory church, reputed to be the first building in...

  • Film on ex-Maltese altar boys at Vatican

    Film on ex-Maltese altar boys at Vatican

    Michael Balzia and Julian Holland, two ex-altar boys, came up with the idea of creating a documentary film – Faxxa Ħamra – L-Abbatini fil-Vatikan 1965-2015 (The Maltese Altar Boys at the Vatican 1965-2015). Giuseppe Maschio accompanied the mentor...

  • The President’s engagements

    9am The President receives Aurelia Flick, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Education and Culture of Liechtenstein, on a courtesy call at San Anton Palace. Thursday 9.45am The President is presented with credentials from Prince Augusto Ruffo di...

  • Announcements

    CARMEL AQUILINA and PAULINE ZAMMIT The marriage took place on Sunday, February 12, 1967, at Our Lady of Victories church, Valletta. Fr Eddie Borg Olivier celebrated the ceremony. Congratulations and best wishes for many more years together from...

  • Pharmacies open today

    Chemimart Pharmacy, 14, St Anne Street, Floriana (2123 9310);Trinity Pharmacy, 32, Marsa Road, Marsa (2123 5595);Anici Pharmacy, Anici Street, Qormi (2148 7162);Marrit Pharmacy, 1st May Street, Fleur-de-Lys (2148 8613);Charing Pharmacy, Mimosa...

  • Announcements

    CAMILLERI. On February 10, at Mater Dei Hospital, Fr SEBASTIAN CAMILLERI, ofm, aged 95, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his brother friars of the Maltese Franciscan Province of St Paul the...

  • Celebrating the dead, Roman style

    Celebrating the dead, Roman style

    Heritage Malta is commemorating the Roman feast of the refrigerium or agape tomorrow at St Paul’s Catacombs in Rabat. Mortem is being held during the period that used to be known as the Roman feast of the parentalia. The word agape was used by the...

  • Share the care this Valentine’s

    Share the care this Valentine’s

    Once again, Hospice Malta is offering individually-wrapped red or blue roses as well as bouquets this Valentine’s Day against a donation. The organisation needs support to continue providing the best possible care and support to patients and their...

  • St Paul celebrations

    St Paul celebrations

    On the occasion of the feast of the Shipwreck of St Paul commemorated yesterday, the Anglican church is hosting a Mass, lecture and lunch with Reverend Canon Jeremy Haselocke, Sub Dean of Norwich Cathedral, and the Reverend professor Marius Zerafa...

  • In Guardia Parade

    In Guardia Parade

    The In Guardia Parade is a re-enactment portraying the inspection of the fort and its garrison by the Grand Bailiff of the Order of the Knights of St John in charge of military affairs. This is the recreation of an authentic event that took place...

  • Back in time with love

    Anyone looking for some good natured fun this weekend can enjoy a nostalgic trip down memory lane today with a drive-in movie night taking place in Gozo. Participants can choose one of two movies showing on the night, or even stay on for both of...

  • Pharmacies open tomorrow

    Chemimart Pharmacy, 14, St Anne Street, Floriana (2123 9310);Trinity Pharmacy, 32, Marsa Road, Marsa (2123 5595);Anici Pharmacy, Anici Street, Qormi (2148 7162);Marrit Pharmacy, 1st May Street, Fleur-de-Lys (2148 8613);Charing Pharmacy, Mimosa...

  • Announcements

    BALDACCHINO. On February 9, at Mater Dei Hospital, EVA née Micallef, aged 79, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband Emanuel, her three children Dennis and wife Grace, Andrew and wife...

  • Feast of St Paul

    Feast of St Paul

    Today marks the feast day of Malta’s patron saint, Paul. Held in honour of the shipwreck of St Paul, recorded in Acts 28, in AD 60, the feast marks the arrival of St Paul to Malta when a storm blew his vessel on to the island’s shores as he was on...

  • Valletta International Piano Festival

    The competition section of the Valletta International Piano Festival kicks off today. The festival is dedicated to the performance and teaching of classical music of the highest standard. Young aspiring concert pianists, teachers, amateurs and...

  • The Met Opera’s L’Amour de Loin

    The Met Opera’s L’Amour de Loin

    From the Met Opera in New York, as part of the Spazju Kreattiv programme of transmissions, comes L’Amour de Loin. The opera is based on 12th-century prince and troubadour Jaufré Rudel’s La Vida Breve or Love from Afar, a theme he developed and...

  • Pharmacies open today

    Empire Pharmacy, 77, Old Theatre Street, Valletta (2122 5785);Brown’s Pharmacy, 706, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun (2123 8623);Tal-Ħlas Pharmacy, Freedom Street, Qormi (2148 7739);Rational Pharmacy, 74/75, Valley Road, Birkirkara (2144...

  • Announcements

    AQUILINA. On February 6, at St Vincent de Paul Residence, FRANCES of Rabat, residing at St Venera, widow of Luke, aged 90, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her children Josephine and her...

  • Valletta International Piano Festival

    Valletta International Piano Festival

    The Valletta International Piano Festival continues today with a concert of jazz improvisations in the baroque style. John Mortensen will perform improvisations on some of Sergei Rachmaninoff’s preludes for piano. Mortensen is a pianist,...

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