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  • President's engagements

    4.30pm The President meets Mgr Charles Scicluna, Metropolitan Archbishop of Malta, at San Anton Palace. Wednesday 8.30am The President meets Konrad Mizzi, Minister for Tourism at San Anton Palace. 4pm The President presides over a meeting with the...

  • Pharmacies open today

    Chemimart Pharmacy, 14, St Anne Street, Floriana (2123 9310);Darwin Pharmacy, 152, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun (2122 1512);Tal-Ħlas Pharmacy, Freedom Street, Qormi (2148 7739);Anici Pharmacy, Anici Street, Qormi (2148 7162) (see note* below);St...

  • A glimpse of Cézanne’s life

    A glimpse of Cézanne’s life

    Eden Cinemas are once again showing the on-screen exhibition Cézanne – Portraits of a Life tomorrow at 3pm. Featuring interviews with curators and experts from the National Portrait Gallery London, MoMA New York, National Gallery of Art...

  • A volatile diva

    A volatile diva

    Spazju Kreattiv is showing live the Met Opera’s performance of Tosca. Puccini’s melodrama about a volatile diva, a sadistic police chief and an idealistic artist has offended and thrilled audiences for more than a century. The opera in three acts...

  • Fewer check-in desks at MIA between January and March

    Fewer check-in desks at MIA between January and March

    A number of check-in desks are being embellished over the next few weeks as Malta International Airport’s €12 million terminal reconfiguration project fast approaches completion. This refurbishment will include the replacement of the collector...

  • Foreign film screenings

    Foreign film screenings

    The last two screenings of the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) are taking place today and tomorrow at St James Cavalier, Valletta. Today, the Swedish film Amateurs is being shown at 4pm. The 2018 picture, directed by Gabriela Pichler,...

  • New Judicial Vicar for Metropolitan Tribunal

    New Judicial Vicar for Metropolitan Tribunal

    Rev. Brendan Gatt has been appointed the new Judicial Vicar for the Metropolitan Tribunal of the Archdiocese of Malta. Fr Brendan was born in 1978 and received his primary and secondary education at De La Salle College. In 1997 he entered the...

  • Baroque festival comes to an end

    Baroque festival comes to an end

    The sixth edition of the Valletta International Baroque Festival comes to an end today after two weeks of music. The first event today is the concert titled Baroque Meets Jazz which will see France-based local guitarist Sandro Zerafa and friends...

  • Trumpets concert

    Gozitan trumpeter Jason Camilleri and Han Tan Yong from Singapore’s army band will be playing duets written for trumpets in a concert titled Dialogue of Two Trumpets being held today in Gozo. Organist Franco Cefai will accompany the two musicians...

  • Announcements - January 27, 2018

    Announcements - January 27, 2018

    AZZOPARDI. Treasured memories of EMANUEL on the 47th anniversary of his demise. Always in our thoughts and prayers. His son Joe, Marilise, children and grandchildren. A prayer is solicited. FARRUGIA. Treasured memories of a dear father,...

  • Pharmacies open tomorrow

    Chemimart Pharmacy, 14, St Anne Street, Floriana (2123 9310);Darwin Pharmacy, 152, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun (2122 1512);Tal-Ħlas Pharmacy, Freedom Street, Qormi (2148 7739);Anici Pharmacy, Anici Street, Qormi (2148 7162);  open from 8am to...

  • A play inspired by true events

    A play inspired by true events

    The Foundation for the Promotion of Social Inclusion (Fopsim) is presenting Moving Mountains, an original play written by Vincent Vella and directed by Josette Ciappara, at St James Cavalier this weekend. Every year, parents of seriously-ill...

  • Baroque festival

    Baroque festival

    The Valletta International Baroque Festival is coming to a close this weekend. Internationally renowned Maltese guitarist Simon Schembri will perform Scarlatti Sonatas today at Our Lady of Victories church, Valletta, at noon. Later on, Bernardo...

  • MPO performing Strauss’s heroic epic

    MPO performing Strauss’s heroic epic

    The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra will tomorrow perform a symphonic work by German composer Richard Strauss – Ein Heldenleben. This concert will require over 100 musicians on stage and will see the return of the Dutch-Maltese conductor Lawrence...

  • Feline fun for Drama Queens in charity panto

    Feline fun for Drama Queens in charity panto

    A group of women are busy practising their moves and lines for a charity fundraising event on Saturday. The panto, Puss in Boots, will be held at the Forum Room, Topaz Hotel, St Paul’s Bay, – with a show at 2.30pm and another at 7.30pm. Funds...

  • Oratorio dedicated to St Julian

    This year St Julian’s parish is celebrating the 125th anniversary of the arrival of the titular statue of St Julian. One of the main events marking the occasion is the performance of the San Ġiljan Oratorio with a libretto by Joe Friggieri and...

  • Announcements - January 26, 2018

    Announcements - January 26, 2018

    BRIMMER. On January 23, ALFRED of Ħamrun, residing in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, aged 83, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his loving wife Doris, née Borg and children Michael and his...

  • Mgr Silvestro Magro

    Tonio Borg writes: The homily delivered by Archbishop Charles Scicluna during the funeral of Mgr Silvestro Magro encapsulated the life and work of the deceased bishop. Archbishop Scicluna described Bishop Magro’s life as an example of the Church...

  • Malta’s empire in the west

    Malta was colonised throughout history but, for a period in the 17th century, it had its own colonial empire in the Caribbean. Professor William Zammit will tomorrow deliver a talk on his book written with Thomas Freller on the subject, Knights...

  • Paul Harty

    Greta Psaila Savona writes: The first I heard of Paul Harty was when my son started school at St  Edward’s College. At the time, he was the Year 4 teacher that parents dreaded or hoped for. He had a reputation for being strict and detailed. I...