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  • Carnival activity for children

    The Manoel Theatre will be holding Cliché – Toi Toi Moves for children aged three to seven on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. During this carnival activity, which will be 45 minutes long, Moveo Dance Company will use movement and mime to help the...

  • Announcements - February 9, 2018

    Announcements - February 9, 2018

    GALEA. On February 8, at Mater Dei Hospital, SALVINU, of Valletta, aged 88 years, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his sister Anna Maria Balzan, his nephews Melosaul Balzan, Reuben Balzan...

  • Harbour ferries extends service to 1am for carnival

    Due to the carnival celebrations being held in and around Valletta this weekend and early next week, the Sliema and Grand Harbour ferry services will be extended until 1am on: Saturday 10th February 2018 Monday 12th February 2018 Tuesday 13th...

  • Art in the arena of activism: first ever ‘edit-a-thon’ in Malta

    Art in the arena of activism: first ever ‘edit-a-thon’ in Malta

    Blitz, in collaboration with the French Embassy, will tomorrow hold an Art+Feminism ‘edit-a-thon’, a first for Malta. It will be hosted by Flora Katz, curator, art critic and organiser of three Art+Feminism edit-a-thons. Art+Feminism is an...

  • Carmen Fantasy at the Manoel

    Carmen Fantasy at the Manoel

    The Manoel Theatre, together with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, will tomorrow perform Carmen Fantasy at the Manoel Theatre. Under the direction of resident conductor Michael Laus, the MPO will begin with Ravel’s Ma Mère l’Oye suite, whose five...

  • A truckload of mayhem

    A truckload of mayhem

    Teatru Malta’s first date with the public this year is the traditional Qarċilla, which refers to the first theatrical text ever recorded in Maltese, dating back to 1760. The national theatre has teamed up with Jacob Piccinino, fresh from his...

  • Announcements - February 8, 2018

    Announcements - February 8, 2018

    AGIUS. On February 7, MARIA LOURDES, née Magro, of Qrendi, aged 92, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her children Mary and Alfred Vella, Charles and Rena, Laurence and Antoinette, Pauline...

  • Appreciation: Anton Agius Muscat

    Emily Barbaro-Sant writes: I have known Anton since 1986 when his son Hugo was engaged to my eldest daughter Cecilia. From our first meeting I realised that he was a man of culture. Of a strict and reserved nature, yet ready to help out anyone who...

  • Floating fun on parade

    Floating fun on parade

    What do chef Gordon Ramsay and the musical The Phantom of the Opera have in common? Nothing, you’d probably think – and you would be right, as in real life, the fiery Michelin-starred chef and the Andrew Lloyd Webber-scored hit are universes apart.

  • Rabbit in 17th and 18th century Malta

    Rabbit in 17th and 18th century Malta

    Rabbit will be the focus of the fourth session in the Inquisitor’s historic cook-along series being held tomorow. The archives on the Inquisition provide references to a sophisticated kitchen at the Inquisitor’s Palace, Vittoriosa, furnished with...

  • History personified - the Sliema Scout Group

    History personified - the Sliema Scout Group

    The Sliema Scout Group exemplifies the necessity of childhood. In a world of Hollywood, snap chat and Xbox, running around outside is losing its appeal. Why would our kids want to learn to tie ropes when they can scroll through Kim Kardashian’s...

  • Carnival Week celebrations

    Carnival Week celebrations

    Carnival Week, with its extravagantly coloured floats perched on lorries and children in fancy costumes, is one of Malta’s oldest festivities. Harking back to the rule of the Knights of the Order of St John, this event is celebrated across the...

  • No night opening for smaller health centres

    The Primary Health Care Department has ruled out opening the smaller health centres overnight, saying that there was not enough demand for these services to justify the resources required MP Edward Zammit Lewis asked a parliamentary question about...

  • Over €250,000 a year needed for Mdina museum upkeep

    Over €250,000 a year needed for Mdina museum upkeep

    Over €250,000 a year is spent on restoration of furniture, documents and archives, according to Mdina Metropolitan Chapter administrator Mariella Cutajar. She added that the price went up to around €300,000 last year, as the Chapter prepared for a...

  • Food evolution film at St James

    Food evolution film at St James

    Amid a brutally polarised debate marked by passion, suspicion and confusion, the film Food Evolution by Academy Award-nominated director Scott Hamilton Kennedy (The Garden, Fame High, OT: Our Town), which explores the controversy surrounding GMOs...

  • Accordion concert

    Accordion concert

    A trio of accordionists will be performing a programme of accordion music at the Oratory of St Francis in Valletta tomorrow at noon. Joseph Grima, David Attard and Martin Despott will be performing lively  accordion music with a wide-ranging...

  • Announcements - February 7, 2018

    Announcements - February 7, 2018

    AGIUS. On February 7, MARIA LOURDES, née Magro, of Qrendi, aged 92, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her children Mary and Alfred Vella, Charles and Rena, Laurence and Antoinette, Pauline...

  • Special public transport service for carnival

    Special public transport service for carnival

    Malta Public Transport will be operating a special public transport service to facilitate travel and accessibility to carnival in Valletta and Nadur between February 9 and 11. Valletta, Malta On February 10, routes to Valletta will operate with an...

  • Pietà flooding to be tackled in overnight roadworks

    Pietà flooding to be tackled in overnight roadworks

    Works to address flooding issues in Pietà will resume at 8.30pm on Tuesday. They will continue until 4.30am and will be spread over three consecutive nights. The works on one side of Triq Marina follow those which took place on the other side of...

  • Counting on 16,000 coins for a historic exhibition

    Counting on 16,000 coins for a historic exhibition

    Coins from every era of history have for the first time gone on permanent display at the National Museum of Archaeology, offering a glimpse of the commercial and political forces driving Malta through the ages. The National Numismatic Collection...