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  • A new chapter for Arts Council Malta

    A new chapter for Arts Council Malta

    For the first time in its history, Arts Council Malta (ACM) has united the role of head of funding and that of director of strategy. Mary Ann Cauchi is the first person to occupy this position. You have recently been appointed director of funding...

  • Ryan Adams cancels UK and Ireland tour following abuse claims

    Ryan Adams cancels UK and Ireland tour following abuse claims

    Ryan Adams' tour of Britain and Ireland has been cancelled, ticket retailer Ticketmaster said Friday, following accusations of abuse against the US alternative singer-songwriter. Adams has been accused by several women of emotional abuse and...

  • Watch: Blanco White at Eurosonic Festival (ARTE)

    Watch: Blanco White at Eurosonic Festival (ARTE)

      Blanco White's intimate blend of folk is as much influenced by the Villagers or James Vincent McMorrow as Andalusian and Latin American music. Recorded live in Groeningen, the Netherlands.

  • Qarċilla is back

    The Qarċilla is a traditional farce which goes back a number of years. Most probably, the best known Qarċilla is the one written by Mgr Feliċ Demarco for carnival in 1760. Apart from the usual political and social satire, this Qarċilla included...

  • Mozart’s classic comedy about the true test of fidelity

    Mozart’s classic comedy about the true test of fidelity

    A brand new production of Mozart’s Così fan tutte premieres at the Manoel Theatre on Monday. Mozart’s ability to treat the most profound subjects with the lightest touch is at the heart of this story about two young men who decide to test the...

  • St George’s British International School in Rome performing in Malta

    St George’s British International School in Rome performing in Malta

    The annual Music Tour by the choir and orchestra of St George’s British International School in Rome is taking place this month in Malta. The highlight of this tour is a concert at the Salesian Theatre in Sliema tomorrow at 8pm. The concert,...

  • Portraits of our anatomy

    Portraits of our anatomy

    An exhibition of ink drawings by French contemporary artist Julien Vinet is opening on Friday. The collection is about the intangible: the idea of a generic human body, the portrait of a protean and multifaceted humanity. Vinet wanted to conjure...

  • Watch: Senegal: sea plunderers (ARTE)

    Watch: Senegal: sea plunderers (ARTE)

      Senegal’s fishing grounds are amongst the richest in the world. But in recent years, fish stocks have plummeted due to commercial fishing by foreign ships from Europe and Asia. As the fish disappear, tensions rise between local fishermen and...

  • Record number of participants for carnival

    Record number of participants for carnival

    The long wait is over. Official carnival celebrations kick off on Friday and while last weekend’s storm damaged some floats and destroyed one completely, it certainly did not dampen the enthusiasts’ spirit. The festival’s artistic director, Jason...

  • A dance event for preschoolers

    A dance event for preschoolers

    Pamela Kerr and Kostas Papamatthaiakis are presenting Colour Me – a dance choreography for children aged between three and five, discovering the beauty of colours at the Manoel Theatre Studio Theatre, on Friday at 9.30 and 11am; and on Saturday...

  • Moving to the rhythm of samba

    Moving to the rhythm of samba

    Carnival is around the corner and Shake Dance Company of Żejtun is busily getting ready to show off its energetic moves and lavish costumes. Leader Christian Caruana is rehearsing the choreography with his 36 adult dancers over and over again,...

  • Watch: Be Wild! Street philosophy (ARTE)

    Watch: Be Wild! Street philosophy (ARTE)

      Leave behind society, go out into nature and find again your true wild self? In our controlled societies, the idea is tempting. Ronja von Rönne goes to meet a biker gang, for whom being wild is a way of life.

  • Ed Sheeran marries girlfriend in 'tiny wedding': report

    Ed Sheeran marries girlfriend in 'tiny wedding': report

    British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has married his girlfriend Cherry Seaborn in a "tiny winter wedding", The Sun newspaper reported on Thursday. "Ed got married a few days before Christmas. It was very quiet - just Ed's oldest school pals,...

  • Voice of Freddie Mercury to perform in Malta

    Voice of Freddie Mercury to perform in Malta

    The man who lent his voice as Freddie Mercury for the current ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ biopic, will be performing Queen’s greatest hits in the second edition of ‘Rock the Fort’ in June. Canadian born artist and musician Marc Martel will be in Malta for...

  • Childhood favourites at the Aurora

    Childhood favourites at the Aurora

    As the Aurora Opera House stage transforms itself into an intimate theatre factory, the Aurora juniors are tomorrow presenting a fun-filled mini-concert with some of the favourite tunes of childhoods present and past. The evening does away with...

  • Watch: Latin America - what now for the left? (ARTE)

    Watch: Latin America - what now for the left? (ARTE)

    Chilean politician and ex-candidate for president Marco Enriquez-Ominami is concerned about the state of the left in Latin America. Ominami travels the region to interview Latin American leaders past and present (Evo Morales, Nicolas Maduro,...

  • This week at the cinema- February 27, 2019

    This week at the cinema- February 27, 2019

    The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)Genre: AdventureDirector: Joe CornishStarring: Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Denis Gough, Dean Chaumoo, Tom TaylorDuration: 120 minutesClass: PGKRS Releasing Ltd British comedian, television and radio presenter Joe...

  • European film nights

    European film nights

    Europe Direct Information Centre Valletta, in collaboration with the European Parliament Liaison Office (Malta), is organising a series of European Film Nights circling on current issues within the EU, and the varied values and scenarios provided...

  • Ramblers’ walk today

    Ramblers’ walk today

    Today’s walk being organised by the Ramblers’ Association starts from Siġġiewi centre, going towards Is-Salib tal Għolja and then on to the High Ridge overlooking Fawwara towards Ġebel Ciantar, not as inadvertently published yesterday.

  • The power of perception

    For the first time locally, Forum Theatre – also known as Theatre of the Oppressed – will be used to create a safe space in which members of the LGBTI community and the public may explore the intersections between sexuality, gender identity and...