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  • Italian quartet in Gozo

    Italian quartet in Gozo

    The 13th edition of Gaulitana: A Festival of Music continues today at 7.30pm with Neolithic Steel by the Steelwind Chamber Saxophone Quartet of Italy at the Ġgantija Temples, Xagħra.    The ensemble will perform works from their homeland, together...

  • The invisible red thread

    Valletta-based artist Pawlu Mizzi will be holding the last viewing of his latest visual art project Kobba today. After travelling across the islands and stopping at six venues within the community, Kobba will now be hosted by sculptor Antoine...

  • Children’s Cinema Day

    Children’s Cinema Day

    KRS Releasing Children’s Cinema Day takes place tomorrow, when films, specially selected for the occasion, comprising comedies, adventures, animation, action and sci-fi, will be screened at cinemas in Malta and Gozo. Film shows at reduced prices...

  • Malta contributes to a million voices

    Malta contributes to a million voices

    Malta has participated with two contributions to the Ode2Joy Challenge of Europa Nostra. The Europa Nostra Challenge, launched last year by chairman Placido Domingo, aims to post a recording or video of as many voices, instruments, soloists or...

  • Exploring LGBTIQ issues and spirituality

    Exploring LGBTIQ issues and spirituality

    For the first time locally, forum theatre techniques will be used to explore scenarios relating to the LGBTIQ community in Flourish From Oppression.   Organised by Drachma – an LGBTIQ group largely inspired by the Roman Catholic faith – the event...

  • Historian and researcher commemorated

    Historian and researcher commemorated

    The Żabbar Sanctuary Museum, together with the Akkademja tal-Malti, will hold an event to commemorate the memory of Karmenu Bonavia, a member of the Christian Doctrine Society MUSEUM and also a researcher on the history of Żabbar parish.

  • Composer’s new symphony published

    A new classical Symphony No 2 Opus 048, has been published by Maltese composer Mark Pullicino.  The symphony, in four linked movements, begins with a unique base of chords, which give it an unusual edge, before reverting to traditional key sequences.

  • Spring plant and pollinator workshop

    Palazzo Falson in Mdina is collaborating with Friends of the Earth Malta on a workshop for children aged six to 12, which will take place on Saturday between 10.30am and noon. Participants will experience apiculture up close during this workshop...

  • Apotheosis: the mortality of false gods

    Apotheosis: the mortality of false gods

    THEATREApotheosisSt James Cavalier It has to take a dedicated and impartial outsider’s perspective to shed some objective, if highly dramatised, light on a contentious subject.  Corruption, violence and politics have been complicit bedfellows from...

  • The greatest painting in the world lecture

    The second set of lectures in the Personal Perspectives I – The Greatest Painting in the World series runs on Thursday evening starting at 6.30pm. Lecturers Ann Gingell Littlejohn and Mark Sagona will be giving an insight into what they believe is...

  • Antiques and fine arts fair

    Antiques and fine arts fair

    An antiques and fine arts fair is being held at The Oratory, No. 10, Oratory Street, Naxxar from tomorrow between 5 and 9pm. It will also be open on Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday from 10am to 9pm.  Entrance to the fair, which is...

  • MADC’S latest production at Blue Box Theatre

    MADC’S latest production at Blue Box Theatre

    The MADC’s production of J. B. Priestley’s thriller An Inspector Calls will be opening its spring theatre season this Friday. Set in the hypocritical world of Victorian and Edwardian English society, the classic play revolves around an...

  • Filigree: weaving intricate works of art

    Filigree: weaving intricate works of art

    The delicate art of filigree was introduced in Malta and all over the Mediterranean and beyond by the Phoenicians but its charm and prestige may have been somewhat lost over the centuries.  Maltese filigree is most often associated with jewellery...

  • James Holland to lecture on Malta’s war history

    James Holland to lecture on Malta’s war history

    Renowned British writer, historian and broadcaster James Holland will be giving a lecture about Malta’s crucial role in World War II.  The talk, entitled ‘Fortress Malta: An Island Under Siege (1940-1942)’, will be held inside the ballroom of the...

  • Feast of clarinet music

    The 13th edition of Gaulitana: A Festival of Music continues tomorrow at 12.30pm with the Espresso series by the Malta School of Music Clarinet Ensemble, at Cathedral Square (the Citadel) in Victoria.    The Espresso series kicks off with a...

  • Bittersweet love

    Bittersweet love

    Hua Mulan was a heroine who disguised herself as man to stand in for her father and joined the army in the Northern Wei Dynasty. That well-known story has been adapted for this movie.  Mulan’s commander Wentai was impressed by Mulan’s martial...

  • Stories and histories

    Heritage Malta is holding a lecture entitled ‘Stories and histories: The genesis of the national collection of paintings and sculptures’ today at MUŻA, the national community art museum in Valletta. In 2020, MUŻA and Heritage Malta will be...

  • Macbeth brings Shakespeare to the Manoel again after 10 years

    Macbeth brings Shakespeare to the Manoel again after 10 years

    Together with Unifaun Theatre Productions, the Manoel Theatre will be bringing William Shakespeare’s celebrated tragedy Macbeth to the the stage on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.  It is directed by maverick UK-based theatre director Clive...

  • Gozo's fragile landscape... through the eyes of French photographer

    Gozo's fragile landscape... through the eyes of French photographer

    An exhibition focusing on the fragility of our landscape by Malta-based French photographer will kick off in Gozo on Saturday. A student of architecture and graduate of Beaux Arts de Rennes, Cyril Sancereau specialises in the photography of...

  • A day in the country

    A day in the country

    A small collection of landscapes by Richard Saliba is being exhibited at art..e Gallery in Victoria. The paintings have been executed during the past few years and represent the rich and diverse characteristics of the Maltese landscape, in...