Photos of the week - Times of Malta
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Photos of the week - Times of Malta

23-29 October, 2014

From C215's stunning street art to an anti-bullying play, via protesting Kurds, pumpkins and birds, Times of Malta presents a selection of some of the best photos taken over the past week by its team of photographers.

Parisian street artist Christian Guemy- better known as C215 and often referred to as France’s response to Banksy – has left a trail of art pieces inspired by the ghost of Caravaggio on pillar boxes. Pictured is his Medusa in Valletta on October 27. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiParisian street artist Christian Guemy- better known as C215 and often referred to as France’s response to Banksy – has left a trail of art pieces inspired by the ghost of Caravaggio on pillar boxes. Pictured is his Medusa in Valletta on October 27. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

A painting by Parisian street artist Christian Guemy, better known as C215, decorates a post box in Valletta on October 27. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiA painting by Parisian street artist Christian Guemy, better known as C215, decorates a post box in Valletta on October 27. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

Demolition works begin at the Marsa power station on October 28 as parts of the 1953 station are leveled and will be replaced by a new substation to divert energy to the Marsa-North area. Photo: Matthew MirabelliDemolition works begin at the Marsa power station on October 28 as parts of the 1953 station are leveled and will be replaced by a new substation to divert energy to the Marsa-North area. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

A crane demolishes a part of the Marsa power station on October 28 as parts of the 1953 station are leveled and will be replaced by a new substation to divert energy to the Marsa-North area. Photo: Matthew MirabelliA crane demolishes a part of the Marsa power station on October 28 as parts of the 1953 station are leveled and will be replaced by a new substation to divert energy to the Marsa-North area. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

PN Leader Simon Busuttil addresses Nationalist party members during IdeaMalta , the party’s first ever general convention on October 26. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaPN Leader Simon Busuttil addresses Nationalist party members during IdeaMalta , the party’s first ever general convention on October 26. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

Nationalist MP Claudette Buttigieg takes an image with her mobile of party leader Simon Busuttil during the party’s first ever general convention on October 26. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaNationalist MP Claudette Buttigieg takes an image with her mobile of party leader Simon Busuttil during the party’s first ever general convention on October 26. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

A member of the Kurdish community in Malta carries the Kurdish flag while protesting against Islamic State during a rally in solidarity with the people of the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani, in Valletta on October 25. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiA member of the Kurdish community in Malta carries the Kurdish flag while protesting against Islamic State during a rally in solidarity with the people of the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani, in Valletta on October 25. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

A tourist (right) eats ice cream as he watches members of the Kurdish community in Malta carry the Kurdish flag while protesting against Islamic State during a rally in solidarity with the people of the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani, in Valletta on October 25. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiA tourist (right) eats ice cream as he watches members of the Kurdish community in Malta carry the Kurdish flag while protesting against Islamic State during a rally in solidarity with the people of the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani, in Valletta on October 25. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

Members of the Indian community light candles at the Sukh sagar temple in San Ġwann to usher in a new beginning with cheerful prayer to Lakshmi Mata, Goddess of Wealth, as part of the Diwali celebrations, known also as the Festival of Light, on October 23. Photo: Matthew MirabelliMembers of the Indian community light candles at the Sukh sagar temple in San Ġwann to usher in a new beginning with cheerful prayer to Lakshmi Mata, Goddess of Wealth, as part of the Diwali celebrations, known also as the Festival of Light, on October 23. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

A child lights a candle at the Sukh sagar temple in San Ġwann to usher in a new beginning with cheerful prayer to Lakshmi Mata, Goddess of Wealth, as part of the Diwali celebrations, known also as the Festival of Light, on October 23. Photo: Matthew MirabelliA child lights a candle at the Sukh sagar temple in San Ġwann to usher in a new beginning with cheerful prayer to Lakshmi Mata, Goddess of Wealth, as part of the Diwali celebrations, known also as the Festival of Light, on October 23. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

Two pumpkins carved into faces are displayed at the annual pumpkin festival held in Manikata on October 26. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaTwo pumpkins carved into faces are displayed at the annual pumpkin festival held in Manikata on October 26. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

A girl points at a pumpkin display at the annual pumpkin festival in Manikata on October 26. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaA girl points at a pumpkin display at the annual pumpkin festival in Manikata on October 26. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

mixture of flamingos, pelicans, swans and storks at the Bird Park in Salina prior to a thunderstorm on October 27. Photo: Chris Sant Fourniermixture of flamingos, pelicans, swans and storks at the Bird Park in Salina prior to a thunderstorm on October 27. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

Pink flamingos are seen at the Bird Park in Salina on October 27. Photo: Chris Sant FournierPink flamingos are seen at the Bird Park in Salina on October 27. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

A pair of Great Grey Owls is seen at the Salina Bird Park on October 27. Photo: Chris Sant FournierA pair of Great Grey Owls is seen at the Salina Bird Park on October 27. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

Organizers of the university’s open day pose for pictures with a carboard drawing on October 26. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaOrganizers of the university’s open day pose for pictures with a carboard drawing on October 26. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

Construction workers assemble scaffolding in Valletta on October 29. Photo: Chris Sant FournierConstruction workers assemble scaffolding in Valletta on October 29. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

A barefoot street guitarist strums his guitar in Valletta on October 24. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaA barefoot street guitarist strums his guitar in Valletta on October 24. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

Two women share an umbrella as they walk up Republic Street in Valletta on October 28. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaTwo women share an umbrella as they walk up Republic Street in Valletta on October 28. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

A yacht sails out of Grand Harbour on October 27. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiA yacht sails out of Grand Harbour on October 27. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

Remains of a Phoenician shipwreck, believed to be the oldest in the central Mediterranean, are displayed at the University of Malta on October 26. Discovered in waters 120 metres deep, the ship probably measured some 50 feet. Items found included amphorae, an urn and a grinding stone. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaRemains of a Phoenician shipwreck, believed to be the oldest in the central Mediterranean, are displayed at the University of Malta on October 26. Discovered in waters 120 metres deep, the ship probably measured some 50 feet. Items found included amphorae, an urn and a grinding stone. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

Underwear hang from a washing line outside a balcony in Valletta on October 27. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiUnderwear hang from a washing line outside a balcony in Valletta on October 27. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

A man climbs into a yellow truck outside Fort St Elmo just before sunset on October 27. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiA man climbs into a yellow truck outside Fort St Elmo just before sunset on October 27. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

People walk along St Barbara Bastion overlooking Grand Harbour at dusk on October 27. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiPeople walk along St Barbara Bastion overlooking Grand Harbour at dusk on October 27. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

An acorn tree is silhouetted by the sun on October 26. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaAn acorn tree is silhouetted by the sun on October 26. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

Anti-bullying themes were discussed during the performance of the Lacrimosa play at St Paul Missionary College in Rabat on October 29. Photo: Jason BorgAnti-bullying themes were discussed during the performance of the Lacrimosa play at St Paul Missionary College in Rabat on October 29. Photo: Jason Borg

Actors and dancers perform the Lacrimosa play which discussed anti-bullying themes at St Paul Missionary College in Rabat on October 29. Photo: Jason BorgActors and dancers perform the Lacrimosa play which discussed anti-bullying themes at St Paul Missionary College in Rabat on October 29. Photo: Jason Borg

An anti-bullying message was given during the performance of the Lacrimosa play at St Paul Missionary College in Rabat on October 29. Photo: Jason BorgAn anti-bullying message was given during the performance of the Lacrimosa play at St Paul Missionary College in Rabat on October 29. Photo: Jason Borg

Actors and dancers perform the Lacrimosa play which discussed anti-bullying themes at St Paul Missionary College in Rabat on October 29. Photo: Jason BorgActors and dancers perform the Lacrimosa play which discussed anti-bullying themes at St Paul Missionary College in Rabat on October 29. Photo: Jason Borg

An anti-bullying message was given during the performance of the Lacrimosa play at St Paul Missionary College in Rabat on October 29. Photo: Jason BorgAn anti-bullying message was given during the performance of the Lacrimosa play at St Paul Missionary College in Rabat on October 29. Photo: Jason Borg

Agile match referee Fyodor Zammit (right) leaps to avoid the ball during the Premier League football match between Pieta Hotspurs and Zebbug Rangers at Hibs Stadium on October 25. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiAgile match referee Fyodor Zammit (right) leaps to avoid the ball during the Premier League football match between Pieta Hotspurs and Zebbug Rangers at Hibs Stadium on October 25. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

Birkirkara goalkeeper Justin Haber covers his goal as Hibernians attack at full strength during their Premier League football match at Hibs Stadium on October 25. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiBirkirkara goalkeeper Justin Haber covers his goal as Hibernians attack at full strength during their Premier League football match at Hibs Stadium on October 25. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

 

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