• 'Small Island' novelist Andrea Levy dies aged 62

    'Small Island' novelist Andrea Levy dies aged 62

    British author Andrea Levy, who drew on her Jamaican heritage for novels such as "Small Island", has died at the age of 62, her publishers said Friday. Levy had been suffering from cancer, Headline Publishing Group added. Her novels "have perhaps...

  • Watch: Sudan is open for business (ARTE)

    Watch: Sudan is open for business (ARTE)

    In Sudan, scarred by civil war and corruption, starting a business is difficult: 60% of Sudanese are under 30 years old and many do not have stable work. They have no choice but to survive by doing odd jobs. A reality show is trying to change...

  • Papplewick School Choir gives concerts in Malta this weekend

    The JP2 Foundation is hosting three concerts by the Papplewick School Choir. The school is a boys’ day and boarding prep school in Ascot, UK, opposite the famous racecourse. There are about 210 pupils and although a non-selective school,...

  • Inspired by China

    Inspired by China

    The China Cultural Centre in Malta (CCC), annually sends a group of Maltese artists to China, to get a first-hand experience of the cultural, artistic and social milieu and transform this experience of feeling, sentiment and emotion into a...

  • Throbbing clubs pump €1.5 billion into Berlin

    Throbbing clubs pump €1.5 billion into Berlin

    Berlin is something of a paradox, with a bevy of Europe's coolest clubs and trendiest people nestled in a city that can otherwise look shabby and down-at-heel. But a study published Thursday found the city's status as a Mecca of party tourism is a...

  • 'Touching' Gauguin masterpiece to go under hammer in Paris

    'Touching' Gauguin masterpiece to go under hammer in Paris

    An early masterpiece by artist Paul Gauguin - which has only been seen in public twice in nearly 140 years - will be auctioned in Paris next month. "Pissarro's Garden" is a touching tribute to the older Impressionist master, Camille Pissarro,...

  • Watch: The Female Cairo (ARTE)

    Watch: The Female Cairo (ARTE)

    A group of young Egyptian women cycle around the city to distribute hot meals during Ramadan, to the poorest inhabitants of the city. They want to serve society - but also to change society's attitudes.

  • Beauty and the Beast live-to-film

    Beauty and the Beast live-to-film

    The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing to the live action film Beauty and the Beast this Saturday. The well-loved music soundtrack will be performed as the original Disney 2017 film unfolds on the big screen.   The critically...

  • Kids dig out circuits

    Kids dig out circuits

    Circuits are usually left unnoticed throughout the layman’s day yet they’re hidden in very plain sight. Circuits are everywhere, whether phones, washing machines or even in our own bodies.  And Kids Dig Science wants to teach children the how, why...

  • Nico Darmanin in concert

    Celebrate an unforgettable Valentine’s Day with your loved one at tenor Nico Darmanin’s upcoming big band swing concert in the magnificent Grand Salon of the National Museum of Archaeology in Valletta on today, tomorrow and on Saturday at 8pm. The...

  • Clay inspirations

    Clay inspirations

    As part of ongoing national efforts to promote vocational education and training (VET), the Ministry of Education and Employment is holding an exhibition dedicated to clay sculpture modelling. Titled Il-Ħolma Ssir Realtà (the dream becomes...

  • EuroMillions Superdraw jackpot jumps to €164m and someone from Malta could win it

    If you thought huge lottery prizes can only be won in the United States, there is some interesting news for you. Europe’s biggest lottery, the EuroMillions, is offering a jackpot prize of €164,000,000 in its upcoming draw on Friday, February 15.

  • Watch: The new crisis in Argentina (ARTE)

    Watch: The new crisis in Argentina (ARTE)

      Argentina's 2001 bankruptcy is still fresh in the minds of its citizens. And many are still living with the consequences. Inflation that could reach up to 48% this year in Argentina. Its currency has lost 50% of its value, and has a loan to the...

  • A piano and synth concert

    A piano and synth concert

    Through an innovative type of concert for traditional acoustic piano and synthesiser, composer Leonardo Barilaro describes the sea as metaphor and symbol of our life path. The pieces played in SeaSharp explore, at different levels, the cycles and...

  • My funny Valentine

    My funny Valentine

    Award-winning British soprano and vocal coach Kateriana Fenech tomorrow sings an array of musical genres in this lovingly titled intimate vocal showcase at Palazzo De La Salle, Valletta. With over two decades of experience, Fenech has chosen some...

  • This week at the cinema - February 13, 2019

    This week at the cinema - February 13, 2019

    Destroyer (2018)Genre: Crime dramaDirector: Karyn KusamaStarring: Nicole Kidman, Sebastian Stan, Toby Kebbell, Tatiana Maslany, Bradley Whitford, Jade PettyjohnDuration: 121 minutesClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd An almost unrecognisable Nicole Kidman...

  • Romantic tours at Palazzo Falson

    Romantic tours at Palazzo Falson

    Learn about everything from traditional Maltese weddings to the myths surrounding the chastity belt during special tours of Palazzo Falson in Mdina tomorrow at noon and 3pm. The palazzo is the former home of Olof Frederick Gollcher, son of a...

  • A timeless embrace

    A timeless embrace

    Although we may believe that our ancient human ancestors were very different from us, their fundamental physiological and psychological needs would have been quite similar. This is gracefully expressed in the prehistoric miniature figure of The...

  • Watch: A Brexit special (ARTE)

    Watch: A Brexit special (ARTE)

      As its exit from the European Union approaches, Tracks says goodbye to the United Kingdom, featuring artist Grayson Perry.  

  • Theatre spectacular of Cats

    Theatre spectacular of Cats

    Hoi Polloi Theatre Productions presents a new theatre spectacular of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s world famous musical, Cats, which tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles who meet on one special night each year to celebrate who they are.