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  • Watch: Europe's last dictatorship (ARTE)

    Watch: Europe's last dictatorship (ARTE)

    A state where the president Alexander Lukashenko has ruled for over 20 years, where opposition leaders and human rights activists are intimidated and imprisoned and where a climate of fear in civil society prevails.

  • Homegrown hero on the stage

    Homegrown hero on the stage

    The Teatru Manoel Youth Opera is today staging the opera Corto Maltese: The Ballad of the Salty Seas. This contemporary production is based on the cult 1967 graphic novel, Corto Maltese: Una Ballata del Mare Salato by Hugo Pratt, where avid...

  • A stitch in time

    A stitch in time

    TheatreStitchingManoel Studio Theatre The devastation of psychological trauma is the theme which relentlessly underpins the development of Anthony Neilson’s Stitching, produced by Unifaun and currently running at the Manoel Studio...

  • Piano recital in Valletta

    Piano recital in Valletta

    Clara Galdies will be presenting an evening of solo piano music at Palazzo de la Salle in Valletta. The programme includes works by Bach, Mozart, Chopin and Ginastera. Ms Galdies, 22, has been taking piano lessons since the age of nine, gaining...

  • Intimate portrait of a sculptor

    Intimate  portrait of  a sculptor

    Sixteen years after their first collaboration on the ground-breaking Rivers and Tides, filmmaker Thomas Riedelsheimer teams up with Andy Goldsworth in a documentary portrait of the influential British sculptor and environmentalist. An...

  • 800 events during 15 years of Chinese cultural centre

    800 events during 15 years of Chinese cultural centre

    Nearly half a million people took part in more than 800 cultural events and 125 training programmes since the setting up of the China Cultural Centre in Malta 15 years ago. Some of the events have made their way into the local diary and are now...

  • Koor A58 and Enkor in concert

    Koor A58 and Enkor in concert

    Local gospel choir Enkor is giving a joint concert with visiting Dutch choir Koor A58. The set list includes pop classics and catchy gospel tunes. The concert is being held on Saturday at Robert Sammut Hall, Floriana. Seating is on a first come,...

  • Watch: The independence of Kosovo (ARTE)

    Watch: The independence of Kosovo (ARTE)

    Kosovo declared independence a decade ago. Recognised by some states, although not by the UN due to Russian opposition, what has become of Europe’s youngest country?  

  • Art networking event

    This evening My Events will be hosting Blu Tack, a pop-up art meet-up that combines networking with an impromptu exhibition. To participate, attendees are encouraged to bring a piece of original artwork, which may range from a painting or photo to...

  • Maltese spelling bee

    Maltese spelling bee

    Għaqda tal-Malti, in collaboration with the Representative of the European Commission in Malta, is organising Żanżan Kelma, its annual Maltese spelling bee, for the second year running. Children between eight to 13 years old are encouraged to...

  • Examining family trauma

    Examining family trauma

    St James Cavalier is today screening the film Pin Cushion, written and directed by Deborah Haywood. Super close mother Lyn (Joanna Scanlan) and daughter Iona (Lily Newmark) are excited for their new life in a new town. Determined to make a success...

  • Medieval music at The Bubble

    Maltese minstrel band Bibita will be giving a concert at The Bubble – A Festival of Life. Inspired by medieval and early renaissance music, the band uses a collection of authentic medieval instruments. Bibita evolved from the intention to use...

  • Arabian nights transforms Grandmaster's palace

    Arabian nights transforms Grandmaster's palace

    ­­The Grandmaster’s Palace in Valletta has been transformed into a majlis – a traditional Arabian space of dialogue, as part of a touring cultural concept that made a stop in Malta.   Based on the concept of the traditional space of learning and...

  • Malta Design Week

    Malta Design Week

    A curated series of lectures, presentations and discussions is being held as part of Malta Design Week (MDW) which kicked off yesterday. Design Dialogues 2018 is showcasing some of the best and international design practitioners, promoting good...

  • Watch: What does transparency hide? (ARTE)

    Watch: What does transparency hide? (ARTE)

    Transparency is needed to build trust, but where does transparency end and voyeurism begin? Raphaël Enthoven discusses the issues with the investigative journalist Fabrice Arfi and Denis Olivennes, President of the French media group Lagardère...

  • A cappella concert

    A cappella concert

    A cappella group The Swingles will be giving a concert this evening at Pjazza Tejatru Rjal in Valletta. Orginally based in France and founded by American Ward Swingle, the group traditonally sings a cappella with two sopranos, two altos, two...

  • Screenings in the city

    The Cinema Bar by Citylights continues with its evening film screenings today. At 6pm the venue will be showing High Fidelity. Rob Gordon (John Cusack) is the owner of a failing record store in Chicago, where he sells music the old-fashioned way –...

  • Jazz at The Gut

    The Hot Club of Valletta will today perform at The Gut’s outside stage. George Curmi (Il-Pusé), together with Joshua Bray, Anthony Saliba, Steve Delia and Yuri, will be animating The Gut with their unique  style of Jazz Manouche.  Hot Club of...

  • Watch: After Boko Haram (ARTE)

    Watch: After Boko Haram (ARTE)

    Boko Haram has targeted Chad since 2015 with attacks and suicide bombings but the country, in alliance with its neighbours, waged war on the terrorist organisation, seriously weakening it. Many Boko Haram fighters have put down their arms and wish...

  • Pioneering video art

    Pioneering video art

    Since the latter half of the 20th century, the moving image has perhaps unavoidably become a pivotal conveyor of creative expression in contemporary art, predominantly due to artists’ reaction to present times, and also more importantly, due to...