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  • Best place to watch the Fireworks Festival

    Best place to watch the Fireworks Festival

    Fort St Angelo offers an ideal vantage point from where to enjoy the spectacular Fireworks Festival, today from 7.30pm. Prior to the festival patrons may also visit free of charge the exhibition Behind Closed Doors currently being hosted at the...

  • Conveying emotions through music

    Soprano Rosabelle Bianchi, accompanied by pianist Julia Miller, will today perform a lunchtime concert comprising timeless arias conveying human and romantic emotions. The concert, entitled Per Passionem Musica (Emotions through Music), takes...

  • ISO Festival programme this week

    ISO Festival programme this week

    The International Spring Orchestra Festival, which began last Friday, continues until Saturday. This year’s edition is commemorating the centenary of one of the most important artistic movements to shape the 20th century – Bauhaus. Today,...

  • The Hunt goes to Gozo

    The Hunt goes to Gozo

    The seventh edition of the Times of Malta treasure hunt was held last weekend, with the popular event making the crossing to the sister island. The Gozo edition of The Hunt followed a different format than previous editions. This time around, The...

  • Flavour in Din l-Art Ħelwa Bir Miftuħ music festival

    Din l-Art Ħelwa is this year presenting the 23rd edition of the Bir Miftuħ Music Festival, which has established itself as one of the highlights of the cultural calendar. The beautiful chapel of Santa Marija ta’ Bir Miftuħ, with its medieval...

  • Lost Voices at the Astra

    Lost Voices at the Astra

    What will you sing when your child is born? And what will you sing when you miss your loved ones? And how will you express your yearning for the lost land where you were raised? Following its international debut at Sala Scicluna in Turin, Ilħna...

  • Amber issues new single

    Amber issues new single

    Popular singer Amber has issued a new single, ahead of a new album planned for later this year.  Alive, composed by Elton Zarb and Amber at WickedandLoud, is a song about love that has no age, no limit, no race, no gender. The related music video,...

  • 11 days of international music

    11 days of international music

    The seventh edition of the Malta International Music Festival organised by the European Foundation for Support of Culture and the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, will once again present a prestigious classical music festival, featuring high calibre...

  • And now, the end is near

    And now, the end is near

    Avengers: Endgame5 starsDirected by: Anthony Russo, Joe RussoStarring: Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth Duration: 181 minsClass: 12AKRS Releasing Ltd After an 11-year, 21-film run, the Marvel...

  • The last remnants of authentic Malta

    The last remnants of authentic Malta

    Valletta Contemporary hosted the launch of the photography book by Duška Malešević, Postcards from Paradise, published by Selektedmalta, Malta 2018. The book has an introduction by Joanna Delia and Charlie Cauchi is in conversation with the...

  • Decorative arts in 19th century Malta

    The conference ‘Perspectives on the decorative arts in 19th-century Malta’, organised by Dr Mark Sagona and Dr Roberta Cruciata for the Department of Art and Art History in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Malta, is the first edition of...

  • A radioactive rhapsody in oil

    A radioactive rhapsody in oil

    With Julian Mallia’s new exhibition – Julinu’s Radioactive Ravioli – now open, there’s ample time for you to enjoy the talent and humour in this exciting display. Jo Caruana discovers the connection between pop-surrealist art and pasta. Julian...

  • Brian Schembri talks music

    Brian Schembri returns to the Manoel Theatre on Saturday to conduct the Estonian Sinfonietta in the closing concert of this year’s International Spring Orchestra Festival. Ateş Orga caught up with him in Paris. We know you to be a motivated,...

  • Ash Code to perform in Malta

    Ash Code to perform in Malta

    Italian Dark Wave band Ash Code – formed in 2014 in Napoli by the singer Alessandro Belluccio the keyboardist Claudia Nottebella and the bass player Adriano Belluccio – will be performing in Malta. The band’s music covers a wide range of genres...

  • Take on a modern classic

    Take on a modern classic

    William Golding’s classic Lord of the Flies was brought to life on the Manoel Theatre stage by the young performers in the Teatru Manoel Youth Theatre troop. Directed by Ian Moore and featuring a crop of fresh faces, the play explores the...

  • Symphonic grandeur

    Symphonic grandeur

    No wonder critics were bewildered by Brahm’s Violin Concerto in 1879. Not only is it a monumental work that requires highly attentive listening, it often feels more like a symphony with violin than a concerto. The work has none of the fireworks...

  • Tribute concert to Eric il-Punk

    Tribute concert to Eric il-Punk

    A concert is being held as a tribute to one of Malta’s biggest pioneers of the punk genre, Eric il-Punk, an icon on the local scene who passed away last February. The event is being organised by Abstrass – a band that is also synonymous with the...

  • Out with the old, in with the new

    Out with the old, in with the new

    Speaking exclusively to Iggy Fenech, singer-songwriter Clinton Paul reveals the date of his upcoming album and what his fans and haters can expect from it. A shot of high-heeled boots comes into focus as lift doors open. Clinton appears on screen...

  • Finding voices

    Finding voices

    Ilħna Mitlufa is back and on tour! After having blown audiences away during its first successful run in 2018 and even being nominated for a People’s Choice Award at the 2019 Premju għall- Arti, Teatru Malta has decided to give the people what they...

  • Watch: Maltese singer, 10, stuns Britain's Got Talent

    Watch: Maltese singer, 10, stuns Britain's Got Talent

    'Giorgia Borg' managed to become the darling of Maltese music in just over three minutes on Saturday night after a mesmerizing performance on Britain's Got Talent. The Maltese singer, aged 10, stunned the judges to the extent that she even got the...