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  • Out of the shadows

    Out of the shadows

    The House of Representatives last week opened its doors to an exhibition that seeks to promote historic buildings and ruins in the Maltese countryside. Fid-Dell tal-Ħitan (In the Shadow of the Walls) is an exhibition of 40 paintings by two...

  • Exhibition by artist and musician Tony Bartolo

    An exhibition of paintings by Tony Bartolo is open until May 27 at Razzett tal-Markiż Mallia Tabone, Mosta. Bartolo, 71, has had a long career both as an artist and a musician. Born in Mġarr, his artistic career started at the age of 13 when he...

  • Early Christian archaeology

    Early Christian archaeology

    The Archeological Society Malta will tomorrow hold a talk about early Christian archaeology. The lecture, titled ‘Early Christian archeology: the first centuries up to AD 500. From domus-ecclesia to basilica churches with implications relating to...

  • Free basic courses on internet for those over 55

    Free basic courses on internet for those over 55

    The Malta Communications Authority and the Parliamentary Secretariat for Persons with Disabilities and Active Ageing have jointly launched ‘Ċavetta Diġitali’ - a course aimed at enabling persons who are 55 years and over to learn the basics of...

  • Tribute to jazz musicians

    Tribute to jazz musicians

    The Strada Stretta Concept, as part of the Valletta 2018 programme, will be hosting their event Tribute, under the artisitc direction of Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci. The Dominic Galea Quartet – comprised of Dominic Galea, Sammy Murgo, Mario Aquilina...

  • BOV 24x7 services downtime on Sunday

    BOV 24x7 services downtime on Sunday

    Due to a planned upgrade to the BOV Internet Banking platform, BOV 24x7 Services will be unavailable on Sunday May 20 from 2am onwards. Until the systems are updated, the bank’s internet banking and mobile banking, as well as phone nanking will...

  • Gospel choir holds open rehearsal

    Gospel choir holds open rehearsal

    EnKor, a local gospel choir, will be holding an open rehearsal tomorrow for friends and prospective members. The evening will include a selection of the choir’s repertoire, in which audience members are encouraged to join as well. While everyone...

  • French film screening

    French film screening

    The Alliance Française and Spazju Kreattiv, with the support of the French Embassy and the Institut Français, will be organising a screening of the French language film La Belle Saison (Summertime). Set in 1971, Delphine (Izïa Higelin), the...

  • Adventures of a Vatican astronomer

    The Stella Maris College Astronomy Society and the Jesuits in Malta will be holding a talk about planetary science tomorrow. Brother Guy Consolmagno, who is both a Jesuit brother and a planetary scientist at the Vatican Observatory (pictured),...

  • Public lecture in English

    Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna is holding a public lecture in English by Christopher Jary, about the 231 Malta Brigade in Malta and Sicily during World War II. Jary is the author of Yells, Bells & Smells – The Story of the Devons, Hampshires & Dorsets in...

  • Announcements - May 15, 2018

    Announcements - May 15, 2018

    BAJADA. On May 12, at Sir Anthony Mamo Oncology Centre, BRIAN, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his beloved wife Cecilia, his dear son Claude and his wife Szilvia, his treasured grandson...

  • Appreciation: Charles Thake

    Philip Farrugia Randon writes: When I heard about the death of Charles Thake, I felt a sudden deep sadness. For most people, he was a prominent actor, a solid stage persona but for me he meant something much more than that. Many, many years ago,...

  • ITS students cook up a Maltese storm in Welsh resort

    ITS students cook up a Maltese storm in Welsh resort

    Maltese food was on the menu at Wales' Celtic Manor Resort recently, as five Institute of Tourism Studies students cooked up a storm to mark a Maltese Day.  Guests tucked into stuffed peppers and tomatoes, bragioli and patata il-forn, among other...

  • Lunchtime concert of timeless love songs and arias

    Lunchtime concert of timeless love songs and arias

    Established and award-winning singers Andriana Yordanova (soprano) and Sipan Olap (tenor) will perform love songs and arias in a lunchtime concert at St Augustine church, Valletta, tomorrow. The programme includes delightful love songs from...

  • Fun activities at Għar Dalam to celebrate Natura 2000 Day

    Fun activities at Għar Dalam to celebrate Natura 2000 Day

    A series of fun activities will be held next Monday at Għar Dalam to celebrate Natura 2000 Day. Għar Dalam is Malta’s oldest prehistoric site and forms part of the Natura 2000 network of protected sites. During the event, being organised by...

  • Outdoor ‘green’ cinema screenings in Żebbuġ

    Outdoor ‘green’ cinema screenings in Żebbuġ

    A series of international, short, thought-provoking documentaries, animations and feature films on the themes of sustainability and the environment will be screened in a free outdoor cinema screening called Go Greener Shorts #2 in Hospital Square,...

  • Musical based on real-life WWII Malta love story

    Musical based on real-life WWII Malta love story

    Star of Strait Street, a new musical by Philip Glassborow, will be staged at the Phoenicia Malta Hotel, Floriana, tomorrow evening. It is based on a true-life World War II love story in Malta that started when beautiful cabaret singer Christina...

  • Żejtun square goes back to World War II

    Żejtun square goes back to World War II

    The Żejtun parish church still bears shrapnel marks caused by the German butterfly bombs dropped on May 2, 1942, killing 28 civilians, who were commemorated on Sunday. The civilians died when the enemy’s delayed-action bombs detonated on the...

  • Announcements - May 14, 2018

    Announcements - May 14, 2018

    BAJADA. On May 12, at Sir Anthony Mamo Oncology Centre, BRIAN, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his beloved wife Cecilia, his dear son Claude and his wife Szilvia, his treasured grandson...

  • Appreciation: Lino Gatt

    John Consiglio writes: With the demise of Lino Gatt, what some of us simply describe as “serious broadcasting” has lost an iconic figure. For many and for a long number of years, Lino, and his now long-forgotten predecessor, Karm Izzo, were the...