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  • Sculpture exhibition

    Sculpture exhibition

    President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca paid a visit to Symphonic Dreams, a sculpture and terracotta exhibition by Valletta-born sculptor Ġanni Pace (pictured), at Pjazza Teatru Rjal, Valletta. A quarter of proceeds will go to the Malta Community...

  • Announcements

    LUNGARO-MIFSUD. On October 12, at Mater Dei Hospital, to Stephanie, née Xuereb and Ivor, God’s precious gift of a son – BENJAMIN. Special thanks to the obstetrician and his team and to all the dedicated staff at Blue Ward Obstetrics 3 and...

  • The President’s engagements

    9am The President delivers a speech during the AGM of the Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation at the Palace, Valletta. 1pm The President receives Christina Magrin, Malta’s representative at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, on a courtesy call...

  • Pharmacies open today

    Empire Pharmacy, 77, Old Theatre Street, Valletta (2122 5785);The Cross Pharmacy, 859, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun (2122 7682);Fatima Pharmacy, Flint Street, Santa Venera (2148 2856);St Anne Pharmacy, 24, St Helen Square, Birkirkara (2744...

  • Announcements

    GHIGO. On November 10, at St Catherine’s Home, Attard, ĠEMMA, aged 84, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her sisters Grace, widow of Emmanuel Vassallo, and Lina, wife of Joachim Calleja, her...

  • Three Palaces Festival comes to an end

    Three Palaces Festival comes to an end

    The Three Palaces Festival comes to a close tomorrow with a number of concerts spread out over the weekend. Tonight Tonight sees soprano Ailyn Pérez accompanied by Gary Matthewman taking to the stage at the Manoel Theatre. Hailed by the New York...

  • Maltese film adaptation to be screened tonight

    Maltese film adaptation to be screened tonight

    Ryan Gatt’s film adaptation of Palestinian-Maltese Walid Nahban’s short story Il-Kompliċi will be screened tonight in Valletta at 8pm. Winner of the National Book Council PBS Short Film Contest, Gatt and Nahban will be present on site to meet...

  • Annual concert bySt Andrew’s Band

    The St Andrew’s Band of Luqa is putting up its annual concert this evening. The repertoire covers a large range of genres and includes works by Charles Camilleri, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Berlioz, Bizet and Coldplay, among others. Also participating...

  • Malta Book Festival – last two days

    The Malta Book Festival comes to a close tomorrow. Here are some highlights of the last two days of events. Today: An international conference on the traditional relationship between books and literacy within the context of the evolution of...

  • Pharmacies open tomorrow

    Empire Pharmacy, 77, Old Theatre Street, Valletta (2122 5785);The Cross Pharmacy, 859, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun (2122 7682);Fatima Pharmacy, Flint Street, Santa Venera (2148 2856);St Anne Pharmacy, 24, St Helen Square, Birkirkara (2744...

  • Announcements

    ABELA. On November 9, MARTHA, née Briguglio, aged 68, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her devoted husband Luciano, her children Graziella, Maria Flora and Anton and their spouses, her...

  • The feast of St Martin

    The feast of St Martin

    This weekend Baħrija celebrates the feast of St Martin of Tours with a big fair attracting people from all overthe island. Il-Fiera ta’ San Martin, as it is locally known, is a traditional event dating back at least a hundred years, when the...

  • Spanish film at St James

    Spanish film at St James

    In a quaint town along Spain’s wealthy Costa del Sol, a band of professionals plan the robbery of a small bank managed by the respectable middle-aged Modesto (Antonio Resines). Using his wife as a hostage, the thieves force him inside the bank...

  • A look at art in Gozo

    An on-site lecture tomorrow will highlight the changing attitudes of Gozitan art. It will particularly focus on a trend towards more modern ideas which had picked up considerable momentum until the 1970s, only to be sadly extinguished from then...

  • Three Palaces Festival

    Three Palaces Festival

    Tonight’s concert presents Dominic Galea’s Moħġaġa, an album which ventures into unchartered territory with its unusual jazz interpretation of some of the best-known works of Maltese Modernist poetry. This is a bold album in which the composer...

  • Guest speakers at Malta Book Festival today

    The Malta Book Festival is currently taking place at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta. Today’s highlights include a conference on the battle of Gallipoli and the period between the Crimean War and World War I. Participating guest...

  • Announcements

    ABELA. On November 9, MARTHA, née Briguglio, aged 68, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her devoted husband Luciano, her children Graziella, Maria Flora and Anton and their spouses, her...

  • Encore performances

    Encore performances

    Spazju Kreattiv is presenting encore performances of two productions – The Entertainer and Tristan und Isolde. Kenneth Branagh stars in John Osborne’s The Entertainer tonight, about a failed music-hall performer who, despite all odds, schemes to...

  • Malta Book Festival – today

    Malta Book Festival – today

    The Malta Book Festival is currently taking place at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta. Today’s highlights include: Patrick McGuinness, the British poet, academic and writer, who will be talking about the events – both personal and...

  • Talk on Victor Camilleri artworks

    Watercolours by Victor Camilleri (1901-1973) form the basis of a public talk being held on Saturday in San Ġwann. Organised by Wirt San Ġwann, a non-governmental organisation whose mission is to protect and safeguard the historical and cultural...

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