Social & Personal

  • Announcements

    BORG CARDONA – ELFRIDA, née D’Agatha passed away peacefully at Mater Dei Hospital on June 22. She leaves to mourn her loss Robin Hughes, widower of her sister May, Joan, widow of her brother Achille and her many nephews and nieces in Malta and the...

  • Music bonanza on the Granaries

    Music bonanza on the Granaries

    Europe’s largest free music event, Isle of MTV Malta is back, with UK platinum selling artist Raye set to open the 11th edition of the festival. The British singer, 19, will join past collaborator Jonas Blue,  along with DNCE and headliners...

  • Carpe Musicam Quartet recital

    Carpe Musicam Quartet recital

    The Carpe Musicam Quartet from Austria is today giving a recital as part of the Victoria International Arts Festival. The quartet, made up of Teresa Wakolbinger, David Raffelsberger (violin), Lea Gisler (viola) and Bernadette Kehrer (violoncello),...

  • The Malta Trade Fair

    The Malta Fairs & Conventions Centre Malta Trade Fair offers a vast array of products all under one roof, making it an enjoyable family outing and, more importantly, a one-stop shop. Competition among exhibitors increases the value for the...

  • Key positions: Malta’s World War II radars

    Key positions: Malta’s World War II radars

    Months before the declaration of World War II, the British were already experimenting with their first radar prototype in Malta. The Malta system was the first and only one tested outside the UK, and as soon as the war broke, the British Forces...

  • Announcements

    FALZON SCERRI. On June 24, at Mater Dei Hospital, MAGDALENA (Maudy), widow of Carmel, aged 89, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her sad loss her children Joseph, Dorothy and her husband Frank Galea,...

  • Use your brains for a good cause

    Use your brains for a good cause

    Malta University Sports & Leisure has once again teamed up with the University of Malta Research, Innovation and Development Trust (RIDT) to help raise funds for research in ALS. Since its setting up in 2011, the RIDT has managed to raise close to...

  • Call for accordionists

    Call for accordionists

    After the success of the first Accordion Festival of Malta, held during Easter time this year, another accordion activity will be held on October 6 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Santa Maria Accordion Band under the founder and...

  • Austrian ensemble performing in concert

    Austrian ensemble performing in concert

    The Ensemble KlangEssenz is performing today as part of the Victoria International Arts Festival. The Austrian ensemble features Jorg Schneider (oboe), Christoph Knitt (bassoon), Sonja Starke (violin), Christian Götz (viola), Alma-Sophie Starke...

  • All is one

    All is one

    A mixed-media exhibition by David Grima entitled arbanġ (“inanimate, animate, all is one”) is currently on at St James Cavalier. Through photographs, radiographic imaging and thread, the exhibition aims to understand the hidden synergy which we,...

  • Summer vibes by Tommy Hilfiger

    Summer vibes by Tommy Hilfiger

    On June 7, Tommy Hilfiger brought summer vibes to Malta – with a Tommy twist. VIP guests joined Trilogy Ltd in the kick-off of the Summer of Love collaboration with Café Del Mar, and enjoyed cocktails, nibbles and tunes.

  • Win a holiday to Cyprus on Danusan breakfast show

    Win a holiday to Cyprus  on Danusan breakfast show

    Listeners of the breakfast show Danusan Qumu, broadcast between Monday and Friday on Radju Malta, get the chance to win a holiday for two to Cyprus. Emirates is giving away two return Economy Class fares from Malta to Cyprus for one winner and...

  • St Anthony’s feast

    St Anthony’s feast

    The feast of St Anthony of Padua was celebrated with Mass at Għajnsielem conventual church, followed by the blessing and distribution of bread among the congregation. Mass was concelebrated by Gozo vicar general Tarcisio Camilleri and Għajnsielem...

  • MATC reunion at St Aloysius

    MATC reunion at St Aloysius

    Past students of Mater Admirabilis Training College (1970-1972) got together at St Aloysius’ College to celebrate their reunion. Mass was followed by a reception where the now-retired teachers shared stories and memories.

  • Leo Sayer concert

    Leo Sayer concert

    International singer and performer Leo Sayer being greeted by Calypso Radio and Xejk TV presenter Twanny Scerri. Sayer performed greatly at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta on June 18. The concert was organised by CMC Promotions.

  • Ganni Pace work at Fatima Sanctuary

    Ganni Pace work at Fatima Sanctuary

    A bas relief depicting the Apparition of Our Lady of Fatima by sculptor Ganni Pace was recently inaugurated at the Fatima Sanctuary in Guardamangia by Archbishop Emeritus Paul Cremona, OP. The work, a mixture of white cement with carrara marble...

  • Announcements

    CAMILLERI. On June 23, at Mater Dei Hospital, CHARLIE, of Wardija, limits of St Paul’s Bay, passed peacefully away at the age of 63, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his great loss his wife Frances, his children Noel and...

  • The President’s engagements

    4pm The President visits the Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali, LUISS University, in Rome. 5pm The President visits the premises of Fondazione Terzo Pilastro, Italia e Mediterraneo in Rome. Tuesday 10.30am The President attends...

  • Pharmacies open today

    Regent Pharmacy, 70, Merchants Street, Valletta (2124 5135);Chemimart International Pharmacy, 650, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun (2123 6477);St George’s Pharmacy, 21, Main Street, Qormi (2144 3045);Mackie’s Pharmacy, L. Casolani Street, Ta’ Paris,...

  • Announcements

    ABELA – LUCY. Treasured memories of our dear mother, today the 11th anniversary of her demise. Fondly remembered by her children, in-laws and grandchildren. Lord, grant her eternal rest. BUHAGIAR. Cherished and unfading memories of our dear INES,...