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  • Etching techniques on show

    Inċiżjoni – An Exhibition of Etchings is a collection of works by 12 artists from the Etching Studio at the Malta School of Art. The exhibition explores various visual themes and presents the public with an array of etching techniques including...

  • Dutch ballad is bookies' favourite for controversial Eurovision

    Dutch ballad is bookies' favourite for controversial Eurovision

    Holland, Sweden and Australia are the bookmakers' favourites going into Saturday's Eurovision song contest finals, as last year's winner and current host Israel battles to emerge with the biggest brand boost. The glitzy and oh-so-glamorous finale...

  • ‘I never felt that good on stage before’ - Michela all set for big Eurovision night

    ‘I never felt that good on stage before’ - Michela all set for big Eurovision night

    Eighteen-year-old singer Michela Pace said she never felt as good on stage as when she gave her first performance in the Eurovision semi-final on Thursday. The Gozitan made it through to Saturday's final in a nail-biting announcement which saw...

  • Artist’s debut exhibition in Malta

    The Two Of Us is an exhibition by Mario Lautier Vella running in the art galleries at Palazzo De La Salle, Valletta until Thursday. The artist’s debut exhibition in Malta explores portraiture, painting processes, identity, intimacy and the...

  • Eurovision: Michela will be the first singer to perform in Saturday's final

    Eurovision: Michela will be the first singer to perform in Saturday's final

    Updated 10.28am Michela will be the very first singer to perform at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest finals, competition organisers have decreed. The 18-year-old Gozitan singer will open proceedings in Tel Aviv on Saturday evening, with Albania...

  • Malta in Christie’s Top 16 at the 2019 Venice Biennale

    Malta in Christie’s Top 16 at the 2019 Venice Biennale

    The Malta Pavilion at the 58th Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia has ranked among the top 16 pavilions singled out by the prestigious Christie’s international art magazine for its Pick of the Pavilions at the 2019 edition of the Biennale.

  • Colour in the sky

    Colour in the sky

    The second kite festival will take place at Triton Square, Valletta today at 10.30am. It is organised by the Malta Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society in collaboration with the China Cultural Centre in Malta and MUŻA (the Malta National...

  • Watch: Michela takes Malta to Eurovision final in nerve-wracking finale

    Watch: Michela takes Malta to Eurovision final in nerve-wracking finale

    Updated at 9.42am Michela Pace’s rendition of Chameleon booked Malta a place in the Eurovision Song Contest final for the first time in three years. Malta's name was the last to be announced among the finalists on Thursday night as tension swept...

  • Dream Theater venue changed as tickets sell out

    Dream Theater venue changed as tickets sell out

    Dream Theater's Malta concert has been switched to a new venue after an unprecedented demand for tickets, the organisers said on Thursday. The progressive metal pioneers will now perform at St George's Square in Valletta after the planned concert...

  • Madonna confirmed at last for Eurovision in Tel Aviv

    Madonna confirmed at last for Eurovision in Tel Aviv

    Madonna has signed a contract to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, ending uncertainty after calls for her to boycott the event, Israeli public broadcaster KAN said Thursday. "Now it's official," KAN, which is producing the event...

  • Unfinished tales on canvas - exhibition in Valletta

    Unfinished tales on canvas - exhibition in Valletta

    Not every story has a happy ending and, sometimes, it is left up to the reader or viewer to guess how the plot unfolds. As in the case of a set of pastel paintings that are going on display in Valletta on Thursday. The running theme of Henry...

  • Spain court clears Shakira of plagiarism

    Spain court clears Shakira of plagiarism

    A Spanish court said Thursday it had cleared Colombian superstars Shakira and Carlos Vives of accusations they plagiarised part of their Grammy award-winning hit "La Bicicleta". Livan Rafael Castellanos, a Cuban singer known as Livam, had alleged...

  • There’s a €152.9m lottery jackpot right next door… and you could win it

    There’s a €152.9m lottery jackpot right next door… and you could win it

    If you thought huge lottery prizes can only be won in the United States, we’ve got news for you. There’s a huge jackpot prize up for grabs in this week’s SuperEnalotto draw and you don’t have to travel to Italy to play. SuperEnalotto is the most...

  • Dance event for children

    Dance event for children

    Duende is a dance event for children aged five to eight. The heart and soul of Spanish flamenco dance! Literally meaning ‘A heightened state of emotion’, the dancer performs to works by the Maltese poet, Achille Mizzi. Duende takes place at the...

  • Harmonies shaping identities

    Harmonies shaping identities

    How do conflicts and harmonies shape identity and influence individual and collective memories? What is our positioning in the world amid tensions derived from sociopolitical and environmental issues, migration, and the blurring of lines between...

  • Palestinians plan Eurovision alternative

    Palestinians plan Eurovision alternative

    Israel hosts the Eurovision song contest this week and the thousands of visitors who come with it, but Palestinians are planning an alternative they hope draws attention to the country's occupation. The alternative to Eurovision, called...

  • Musical journey

    Musical journey

    TAO Productions presents Alexandra Alden live at the National Library in Valletta tomorrow at 8pm. Alden will be joined by her Netherlands-based band members Donatas Bielunskis (double bass) and Marien Okkerse (cello).  They will take patrons on...

  • Conflict between good and evil

    Conflict between good and evil

    The third and final part of the trilogy, Ave Maria għall-Ispettur Bonnici, will be presented at the Manoel Theatre by Staġun Teatru Malti. This final segment can be seen and understood on its own merit without the need to have seen the other two...

  • Eurovision: Malta's Michela Pace has Greek and Italian roots

    Eurovision: Malta's Michela Pace has Greek and Italian roots

    She might be the pride of Gozo, but Malta’s 2019 Eurovision hopeful Michela Pace has genes which are distinctly Italian, Greek and even north African in nature. An analysis of Michela’s genetic background carried out by DNA experts MyHeritage has...

  • What happened to Malta on the Sette Giugno?

    What happened to Malta on the Sette Giugno?

    June this year marks the centenary of one of the most defining moments from recent Maltese history - the 100 year anniversary since the 1919 Sette Giugno riots. Teatru Malta in partnership with FCN will be re-telling this monumental narrative...