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  • Renowned South African wineries to be represented by Farsons

    Renowned South African wineries to be represented by Farsons

    Farsons Beverage Imports Company Limited have been entrusted by the renowned South African wineries Klein Constantia and Anwilka to represent them locally. Dating back to 1685 and described as one of the world's most beautiful wine estates, Klein...

  • A festa of Chinese opera for New Year

    A festa of Chinese opera for New Year

    The Chinese New Year celebrations will this year culminate in a festa of Chinese opera, a nine-piece segmented dragon and shadow puppetry in aid of the Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation. To be held on February 14 at the Mediterranean...

  • Malta to perform in second night of Eurovision semis

    Malta to perform in second night of Eurovision semis

    Malta will be performing on the second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Portugal. The winner of Saturday's Maltese festival was drawn to sing in the May 10 semi-final. For the past 11 years, the Eurovision Song Festival has hosted two...

  • Watch: Italy's lost youth (ARTE)

    Youth unemployment in Italy stands at 35 per cent. With low salaries and few opportunities, young Italians are moving to Northern Europe to find work. Serena Caterino is moving to Germany to work as a nurse.

  • Bruno Mars triumphs at Grammys

    Bruno Mars triumphs at Grammys

    R&B artist Bruno Mars won the top prize at the Grammy Awards on Sunday in another victory for pop-driven music over rap, now the most popular genre in the United States. Mars won six Grammys including song of the year for his hit single "That's...

  • Make the most of your morning with savoury, seasonal flavours

    Make the most of your morning with savoury, seasonal flavours

    With savoury elements coming from butternut squash, freshly ground nutmeg and hints of sage, this homemade frittata embraces seasonal favourites rich in nutrients. Recipe courtesy of milklife.com. Butternut Squash Sage Frittata Servings: 6 Crispy...

  • Visiting Porpandar on the 70th anniversary of Gandhi’s death

    Visiting Porpandar on the 70th anniversary of Gandhi’s death

    The Basic Masala crisp packets came in with the tide. Pushed up onto the beach by the Arabian Sea. Along with the discarded Mango Bites and Havmore Joly-Lolly wrappers. A single sandal tumbled in the surf on the Kathiawar Peninsula in the city...

  • Steadfast breakfast

    Steadfast breakfast

    Debbie’s CafeMellieħa Food: 7/10Service: 8/10Ambience: 6/10Value: 8/10Overall: 7/10 Historically associated with the poor, the sick, children and those with lusty appetites – this is breakfast. It’s come a long way since the Middle Ages. I relish...

  • A timely reminder

    A timely reminder

    The Post5 starsDirector: Steven SpielbergStars: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah PaulsonDuration: 116 minsClass: 12KRS Releasing Ltd Before the infamous Paradise Papers and Panama Papers filled newspaper columns and bytes the world over, came the...

  • Beauty and the Beast tops list of most popular 2017 films

    A mix of comedy, family films, drama and romance dominated the cinema box-offices throughout the past year as the top ranking films during 2017 were recently announced by KRS. Topping the posts was Beauty and the Beast – the timeless fairytale...

  • Taken, on a train

    Taken, on a train

    The Commuter2 starsDirector: Jaume Collet-SerraStars: Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick WilsonDuration: 115 minsClass: 12KRS Releasing Ltd Another year, yet another pedestrian action-thriller starring Liam Neeson caught up in a totally ludicrous...

  • 'Everything is seen through a political filter - I'm sick of it'

    'Everything is seen through a political filter - I'm sick of it'

    Valletta 2018 Artistic Director for Special Events Mario Philip Azzopardi talks about elitism in the arts, sustainability and the scope of a European City of Culture. Interview by Ramona Depares. It’s been a week since Valletta 2018 officially...

  • An impressive voyage of discovery

    An impressive voyage of discovery

    There were some surprises for those who went to the inaugural concert of this year’s edition of the Valletta International Baroque  Festival at the recently refurbished and resplendent Manoel Theatre. Sold out long before, the very dubbing of the...

  • Watch: Defying democracy in Germany (ARTE)

    The 15,000 and growing 'Reich Citizens' ignore federal laws, use alternative currency and view the Federal Republic as an occupying regime set up by the Allies in the aftermath of the Second World War. A focus on groups that defy democracy in...

  • Learning about Augustinian spirituality

    Learning about Augustinian spirituality

    Peter Paul CachiaOSA: Spirituality, Devotions & Traditions of the Augustinian Friars in Gozo. Augustinian Province Malta The name of Augustinian monk Fr Peter Paul Cachia of Victoria is gradually becoming synonymous with the history of the...

  • Discovering klezmer

    Discovering klezmer

    Ramona Depares interviews orchestra director Alan Berne ahead of The Other Europeans’ performance in Malta as part of Valletta 2018 festivities. The Other Europeans focuses on klezmer and lautari music. Can you explain  what these types of music...

  • Debut novel centres around Valletta

    Debut novel centres around Valletta

    After four years of research and writing, John Naudi is today launching City of Shadows, a mystery thriller set in late 19th-century Valletta. The author, 31, says his love for the capital has helped him evoke life in what was then a teeming city...

  • EBM legends Covenant in Malta

    EBM legends Covenant  in Malta

    EBM legends Covenant, the band behind dance anthems like Call the Ships to Port, Stalker and Theremin, will be performing in Malta on Saturday. Beginning, as most bands do, as teenagers fiddling with instruments in their parents’ basement, the...

  • Air Malta launches Catania-Vienna flight

    Air Malta launches Catania-Vienna flight

    Air Malta inaugurated a twice-weekly scheduled service between Catania and Vienna airport during a press conference held at Catania airport. Present at the conference were Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi, regional councillor Sandro Pappalardo, Air...

  • Emirates offers special fares to Dubai

    One’s dream holiday to Dubai can become a reality with the launch of a special offer from Malta to Dubai with Emirates airlines. The special fare of €665 will apply to customers booking their holiday or business trip between January 22 and...