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  • Tosca at the Eden

    Tosca at the Eden

    Eden Cinemas is tomorrow broadcasting live the Royal Opera’s production of Puccini’s classic thriller Tosca, featuring Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja. Tosca combines drama, passion and glorious music.  Set in Rome, the story follows painter Mario...

  • Talk on language and society

    Talk on language and society

    Malta Café Scientifique is holding the talk ‘Variation in language’ tomorrow at St James Cavalier. Much of the social commentary and conversation about language use in Malta focuses on how well or how badly the population uses official languages.

  • Ħaġar Qim, Mnajdra temples open for free on Saturday

    Ħaġar Qim, Mnajdra temples open for free on Saturday

    Heritage Malta is opening Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra Temples free of charge on Saturday February 10, a public holiday. Guided tours will be held at 11am and 2pm. Apart from viewing the temples and their environs, visitors will also have the opportunity...

  • Malta’s defences against contagion in the 18th century

    Stephen Spiteri will be delivering a public lecture titled ‘Guarding against contagion in 1743’ on Thursday. The devastating outbreak of plague in the harbour city of Messina in Sicily in 1743 was taken very seriously by the Hospitaller Knights.

  • Announcements - February 6, 2018

    Announcements - February 6, 2018

    AQUILINA. On Sunday, February 4, at Mater Dei Hospital, KATIE, of Iklin, aged 78, went to meet the Risen Lord after a short illness, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband Emmanuel, her daughters Nathalie...

  • A glimpse of life in Roman Malta

    A glimpse of life in Roman Malta

    Heritage Malta is offering history lovers a taste of Roman life in Malta with a Roman Malta Heritage Trail on February 18.  During the Roman rule of Malta for over 600 years, the island saw a period of prosperity that is also reflected in the...

  • Talk on the history of winemaking in Italy

    Talk on the history of winemaking in Italy

    Giuseppe Scalia from San Domenico Vini Winery, Sicily, and Emanuela Caire from Tenuta La Fiammenga Winery, Piedmont, Italy, are the guest speakers at a talk entitled ‘The History of Italian Wine’ at the Italian Cultural Institute, Valletta, being...

  • Picture purrfect!

    Picture purrfect!

    Smart City in Kalkara was full of cats of all shapes, colours and sizes yesterday at the annual international cat show. Various breeds took part in two feline beauty contests over the weekend, including Bengals, British shorthairs, Burmese, De­von...

  • Largest Preti painting in Malta under restoration

    Largest Preti painting in Malta under restoration

    ‘The Martyrdom of St Lawrence’, the largest painting by Italian artist Mattia Preti in Malta is undergoing restoration through the support of Bank of Valletta. The titular painting at the Church of St Lawrence in Vittoriosa was commissioned by Don...

  • Poetic piano music concert

    Poetic piano music concert

    Pianist Ramona Zammit Formosa will perform a concert of poetic piano music at St Augustine Monastery, Valletta, tomorrow at noon. The programme includes Handel’s Suite No 5 In E Major (The Harmonious Blacksmith); CPE Bach’s Sonata in E Minor and...

  • Exhibition of soft pastel paintings

    Exhibition of soft pastel paintings

    An art exhibition of soft pastels entitled Interline by painter, sculptor and designer Anthony Lucian Cauchi opens today at the Gozo Ministry Exhibition Hall, Victoria. Cachia uses different media but specialises in soft pastels. In his paintings...

  • Announcements - February 5, 2018

    Announcements - February 5, 2018

    ATTARD. On Sunday, February 4, at Mater Dei Hospital, MATILDE of Marsa, residing in Sliema, aged 79, passed away peacefully after a short illness, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her brothers and sister, Fr...

  • Gallery talk at Palazzo Falson

    Keith Sciberras, head of the University of Malta’s Department of Art and Art History, and guest curator of the exhibition The Devil of the Brush – Speed as Artistic Virtue, currently being held at the exhibition gallery of Palazzo Falson,...

  • Three parish priests appointed

    Three parish priests appointed

    Archbishop Charles J Scicluna has announced the appointment of three new parish priests. Fr Charles Cini was appointed archpriest of Floriana. He previously served as vice parish priest of Zebbuġ, parish priest of Savona, Italy, vice parish priest...

  • Announcements - February 4, 2018

    Announcements - February 4, 2018

    ABELA. On February 3, three days prior her 89th birthday, MARY, widow of Louis Abela, pharmacist at Abela’s Pharmacy, passed away peacefully at her residence comforted by the rites of Holy Church and surrounded by her 10 children, Maria and her...

  • HSBC invests €1 million in water

    HSBC invests €1 million in water

    HSBC Malta has invested close to €1 million on water conservation projects in Malta, drawing from HSBC Group’s global Water Programme. The bulk of the investment was stewarded by the award-winning HSBC Malta Catch the Drop campaign, which, since...

  • Victoria Primary marks Holocaust Memorial Day

    Victoria Primary marks Holocaust Memorial Day

    Students of Gozo College Primary School, Victoria commemorated Holocaust Memorial Day during their morning assembly. The students wore a band with the Star of David or a triangle to remember the millions of Jews killed during World War...

  • Appreciation: The passing away of a mentor

    Albert Buttigieg, Deputy mayor, St Julian’s, writes: The news of the demise of Mgr Emanuel Barbara, OFM Cap, came as a bolt in the blue sky. Few ex-pected that Lolly, as he was known to his friends, had to be urgently summoned by Our Eternal...

  • President’s engagements

    10am The President and Mr Preca participate in the official welcome ceremony at the beginning of the State visit in Bulgaria, Sofia. 10.15am The President participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Solider. 10.30am The...

  • Pharmacies open today

    Empire Pharmacy, 46, Melita Street, Valletta (2122 5785);Vivien Pharmacy, Patri Magri Street, Marsa (2122 1701);Fatima Pharmacy, 82, Triq il-Ferrovija, Santa Venera (2148 2856);Anici Pharmacy, Triq Aniċi, Qormi (2148 7162; 4 pm to 8pm);Remedies...