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  • Over 40,000 people visit Picasso/Miró exhibition in 1 month

    Over 40,000 people visit Picasso/Miró exhibition in 1 month

    The Picasso/Miró exhibition at the Grandmaster’s Palace in Valletta has been a huge success with over 40,000 visitors in just over a month. Picasso and Miró. The Flesh and the Spirit offers the first international presentation of 144 works by...

  • Monteverdi and his contemporaries at the Malta Maritime Museum

    Monteverdi and his contemporaries at the Malta Maritime Museum

    The Manoel Theatre is today presenting a concert of works by Italian composer Claudio Monteverdi and some of his contemporaries at the Malta Maritime Museum in Vittoriosa. Titled Musical Adventures in Seconda Prattica, the  concert will be...

  • Watch: Sgarbi stuns critics as he breaks into song at Malta airport

    Watch: Sgarbi stuns critics as he breaks into song at Malta airport

    Renowned Italian art critic and commentator Vittorio Sgarbi might be notorious for his outspoken TV appearances, but his cheerful departure from Malta on Monday stunned his fellow compatriots. In a viral Facebook video posted by Prof. Sgarbi, he...

  • Silver coin, foil stamp commemorating Valletta 2018 issued

    Silver coin, foil stamp commemorating Valletta 2018 issued

    A joint numismatic product consisting of a silver coin and a silver foil stamp replica to mark Valletta European Capital of Culture 2018 is being issued by the Central Bank of Malta on Tuesday. The coin, struck at the Royal Dutch Mint, shows the...

  • Lunchtime concert of operatic arias

    A lunchtime concert highlighting operatic arias by Verdi, Rossini, Puccini and Cilea, will be held today at St Augustine Monastery, Old Bakery Street, Valletta. Presented by the Barocco Foundation, the concert will feature tenor Alan Sciberras and...

  • Announcements - May 22, 2018

    Announcements - May 22, 2018

    AQUILINA. On May 22, at Mater Dei, TEREZA of St Paul’s Bay, aged 86, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her beloved husband Carmel, her children Architect Godwin Aquilina and his wife Anna,...

  • Appreciation: Joseph Cassar

    Walter Balzan writes: My friendship with ambassador Joseph Cassar goes back to more than three decades during which we shared both enjoyable as well as unpleasant circumstances. It was a friendship cemented on genuine and sincere mutual...

  • Bees in Malta 'under serious threat'

    Bees in Malta 'under serious threat'

    Beekeepers expressed their hope for support in safeguarding Malta’s unique pollinator species as the country marked the first global World Bee Day yesterday. The Malta Beekeepers’ Association held an exhibition at San Anton Gardens in Attard to...

  • Air Malta announces fares discount

    Air Malta announces fares discount

    Air Malta has cut some fares by up to 30 per cent in a seat sale announced on Monday. The offer is open on 23 routes this week until May 28. Paul Sies, Air Malta’s Chief Commercial Officer said the airline had so far sold 30% more seats over last...

  • Capital gets in classic gear

    Capital gets in classic gear

    An almost total absence of open roads, a one-lane monopoly of the road network and short distances between the proverbial A and B fuel the island’s love of cars. Indeed, the numbers are nothing short of staggering, with the latest statistics...

  • Public lecture by Vittorio Sgarbi

    Public lecture by Vittorio Sgarbi

    Italian art critic and TV personality Vittorio Sgarbi will be delivering a public lecture and launching his book ‘Dal Mito alla Favola Bella: Da Canaletto a Boldini (Il Tesoro D’Italia V), at the University of Malta Valletta Campus this...

  • Let's just park it in the shade

    Let's just park it in the shade

    A car parked horizontally across parking bays in Cospicua shows the extent of some drivers’ arrogance. The driver was either in a terrible hurry to park his car or else belongs to the standard couldn't-care-less drivers category who believe they...

  • Warning on organic additive

    Warning on organic additive

    People who are allergic to sulphites should not consume organic chlorella powder manufactured by Naturya, the Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health warned. It said that trace of sulphite were found in 200g...

  • Artist meeting and discussion

    Artist meeting and discussion

    The Art Discussion Group will today be holding its 157th meeting in Qrendi. Special guest is Alfred M. Camilleri who will discuss his work and the concept of his upcoming exhibition Civitas in Valletta. He will give a preview of the exhibition...

  • Documentary screening in Luqa

    Documentary screening in Luqa

    Solar Cinema Malta is screening the documentary Two Trumpets For St Andrew (1968) tomorrow in Luqa. The Australian documentary, directed by Gil Brealey, follows the rivalry between two band clubs in the village of Luqa in 1968. John Calleja and...

  • The interplay of sound and image

    Mariella Cassar-Cordina from the Department of Music Studies, University of Malta, will be delivering a talk entitled ‘Music & Art: The Interplay of Sound and Image’ as part of the Tuesday Talks series at the Victor Pasmore Gallery in Valletta. Dr...

  • Announcements - May 21, 2018

    Announcements - May 21, 2018

    APAP. On May 20, ANTHONY, of Sliema (ex-manager Radiography Services, St Luke’s Hospital), passed away peacefully, at the age of 82, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his sad loss his wife Giovanna née Micallef, his...

  • Appreciation: Fr Arthur Vella SJ

    Albert Borg writes: “Tell him I am calm and serene.” It was the last message Fr Arthur addressed to me as he lay in his hospital bed awaiting the Father’s call to join him in His home. The call finally came at 4.05am on Pentecost Sunday. And he...

  • Cugó Gran Macina Grand Harbour opening reception

    Cugó Gran Macina Grand Harbour opening reception

    The IBB Hotel Collection and The Hammett’s Collection recently inaugurated the Cugó Gran Macina Grand Harbour and The Sheer Bastion in Senglea. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, who officially opened the event, addressed the guests present,...

  • CareMalta launches I Care

    CareMalta launches I Care

    CareMalta, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, has launched an ambitious service excellence training programme for its employees called I Care. Developed together with the company’s training partners, Think Talent, I Care aims to...