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  • Authorities alerted to destruction of possible historic sign

    Authorities alerted to destruction of possible historic sign

    A construction site in South Street Valletta has cut through the remnants of what could turn out to be a sign of historic value. A photo posted onto Facebook by an architect shows a garage opening near the former local council office, which has...

  • A showcase of modern world music at Fort St Elmo

    A showcase of modern world music at Fort St Elmo

    The second edition of the Malta World Music Festival returns this weekend at Fort St Elmo in Valletta. Over the two nights, six international acts from all over the globe will be showcasing the diversity, breadth and vivacity of modern world music.

  • Announcements - May 18, 2018

    Announcements - May 18, 2018

    GAUCI. On May 18, at his residence, GUIDO, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Sylvia, his daughter Liliana and Paul, His son Joseph and his wife Svetlana, his treasured grandchildren...

  • Priceless violin in concert

    Hungarian musician Edvin Marton will be holding a classic violin concert tomorrow at St John’s Co-Cathedral. Marton, an Emmy award-winning composer, conductor and violinist, will be playing a selection of classical music, accompanied by an orchestra.

  • Fear as a political tool

    Fear as a political tool

    A play written 65 years ago in the US, but which continues to be “relevant and sorely needed” in this new century, is being staged at the national theatre in Valletta. The Manoel Theatre is presenting a new production of American playwright Arthur...

  • A touching tale of sorrow and forgiveness

    A touching tale of sorrow and forgiveness

    American Christian ballet company Ballet Magnificat is marking its first performance in Malta with a show called Prodigal’s Journey. The story is set in a small town, which is shaken up when a husband suddenly abandones his wife and daughter to...

  • Dark tales of Fort St Angelo

    Dark tales of Fort St Angelo

    Heritage Malta is organising an animated tour, based on tales of mystery and the supernatural, at Fort St Angelo in Vittoriosa. Featuring among these stories is the legend of the Grey Lady, who is said to haunt the fort till the present day, as...

  • Rediscovering the bells of a Valletta church

    Rediscovering the bells of a Valletta church

    Campanologist Kenneth Cauchi will today deliver  a talk at the church of Our Lady of Victories in Valletta. Organised by Din l-Art Ħelwa,  the talk will delve into the history of bells and their functions in regulating the life of man,...

  • Xlendi Tower to be restored

    Xlendi Tower to be restored

    Gozo’s oldest free standing coastal tower will be undergoing restoration and conservation works, following which an interpretation and tourist information centre will be constructed. Xlendi Tower was built during the reign of the Knights of St.

  • Fighting homophobia

    To commemorate the International Day against Homophobia, Drachma is holding a public vigil today at the University Chapel. The theme, ‘Alliances for solidarity’, will include testimonies from different organisations. The vigil will be taking place...

  • Announcements - May 17, 2018

    Announcements - May 17, 2018

    CUSCHIERI. On May 16, at Mater Dei Hospital, ODETTE, née Zammit, widow of Carmelo, of Gżira, aged 90. She leaves to mourn her loss her children Ronald and his wife Maryann, Jacqueline and her husband Adrian, Claude and his wife Carmen, nephews...

  • Alderian psychology meeting

    The Malta Alderian Psychology Association is holding its next meeting today in St Julian’s. The talk, entitled ‘Enhancing our children’s well-being’, will be delivered by Daniela Calleja Bitar. The meeting is taking place today at 6.30pm at the...

  • €900,000 scheme for schoolchildren’s healthy eating

    €900,000 scheme for schoolchildren’s healthy eating

    The government will invest €900,000 a year to buy fruit, vegetables and milk for schoolchildren. The five-year project will run for five years in government, private and church primary schools. Agriculture Parliamentary Secretary Clint Camilleri...

  • Free entrance at Heritage Malta Gozo museums and sites on Saturday

    Free entrance at Heritage Malta Gozo museums and sites on Saturday

    Heritage Malta is opening its museums and sites in Gozo for free on Saturday (May 19) on the occasion of Gozo Alive. The sites that will be open are the Gozo Museum of Archaeology, Old Prison, Gozo Nature Museum and Gran Castello Historic House...

  • Post-war planning permits now available online

    Post-war planning permits now available online

    Post World War II planning survey sheets which were used to geographically record where planning permits had been issued have now become available online for the use of periti. This latest e-tool followings a series of other online services the...

  • Life during the plague years

    The Żabbar Sanctuary Museum is organising a public lecture about the plague and its effects in the 1800s. Vincent Peresso will be giving the lecture titled Il-Pesta tal-1813 u Ħaż-Żabbar, based on original documents uncovered during his research...

  • Resurfacing works on Marsa Ħamrun bypass tonight

    Resurfacing works on Marsa Ħamrun bypass tonight

    Transport Malta will resume with the second phase of resurfacing of Triq is-Sebħ which forms part of the Marsa Ħamrun bypass on Wednesday evening. Works will be carried out in the direction to Rabat. The lanes to Rabat will be closed in the area...

  • A blend of music and comedy

    A blend of music and comedy

    Pjazza Teatru Rjal is today hosting A Little Nightmare Music, an eclectic musical performance. The show stars Alek­sey Igudes­man and Hyung-ki Joo, two clasically trained musicians who have been touring and performing together since meeting at...

  • Watch: Segways turn Tritons Fountain into track

    Watch: Segways turn Tritons Fountain into track

    It seems that the Tritons Fountain and the open space around it are simply too much of a temptation... After a bikini-clad woman sunbathed there, a few days ago a man climbed onto the fountain and stripped naked. On Wednesday, a few dozen people...

  • Classic comedy to be staged in Qormi

    Classic comedy to be staged in Qormi

    4Teenth productions is this weekend staging the comedy In-Neputija tal-Kappillan, penned by Joe Gatt. The production stars the ever-hapless Dun Benit (Mario Camilleri), who despite his optimism is constantly dogged by misfortune and woe. With a...