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  • Revolutionary machine

    Revolutionary machine

    It was 1970 when Mauro Forghieri, engineer and chief designer of Ferrari, decided to launch a new car model on the race track powered by a revolutionary engine – the legendary V12 as opposed to the equally legendary 312B. It was the first ‘flat’...

  • Vittoriosa’s heritage tour

    Vittoriosa’s heritage tour

    Vittoriosa was forever transformed by the arrival of the Knights of St John in 1530. The religious community already in existence there – the Dominican Order – found itself rubbing shoulders with Greek refugees, building their own churches. This...

  • Rosary in front of Our Lady monument in Mqabba

    Rosary in front of Our Lady monument in Mqabba

    On the occasion of the month dedicated to the Holy Rosary, the Women’s Commission within the Our Lady of the Lily Musical Society of Mqabba is organising prayer sessions in front of the monument of Our Lady of the Lily, a devotional landmark...

  • Workshop on digital storytelling

    Workshop on digital storytelling

    Rima (www.rimaproject.org) is today launching a three-day digital storytelling workshop, being held by Italian journalist Francesca Vitalini and Ethiopian film director Dagmawi Yimer. This workshop will be examining the elements that are required...

  • Announcements

    BANAVAGE. On October 10, at Mater Dei Hospital, ROBERT, widower of Maria, aged 97, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his children Paul and his wife Monica, Sunny and his wife Minerva, Anna...

  • Theatres join forces

    Theatres join forces

    Astra Theatre is organising ‘Behind the Opera Curtain’, a free workshop featuring the artistic and music directors from its forthcoming production of Lucia di Lammermoor. Artistic director Enrico Stinchelli, musical director Joseph Vella and...

  • Fluids in motion

    Fluids in motion

    Malta Café Scientifique is today presenting ‘Fluid Science’, an interactive talk by Anthony Galea who will guide attendees through the process of sea monitoring and modelling and the importance of understanding fluid mechanics with various...

  • Beyond Clockwork Orange

    Beyond Clockwork Orange

    As part of the 2017 Anthony Burgess Centenary celebrations, the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Malta and the Strada Stretta Concept are organising a three-day event in collaboration with the International Anthony Burgess...

  • Announcements

    BORG. On October 7, at Mater Dei Hospital, MARY, née Tonna, of St Julian’s, passed peacefully away comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her sad loss her children Johanna and her husband Alex Sceberras Trigona, Joseph E.,...

  • Indelible narratives

    Indelible narratives

    Tattoo art today is very visible and has become part of mainstream contemporary pop culture. This is a far cry from how the Western world has for centuries viewed this art form. Until fairly recently, tattoo art was perceived as taboo, with deeply...

  • Russian Film Week ends today

    Russian Film Week ends today

    A Russian Film Week marking the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Russia and Malta comes to an end today with the screening of The Bolshoi at the Embassy Cinemas. The Bolshoi is the story of a young provincial girl, Yulia, who...

  • Announcements

    BORG. On October 7, at Mater Dei Hospital, GRACE, née Galea, from Gżira, aged 65, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her beloved husband Roberto, her children...

  • Premiere of Loving Vincent

    Premiere of Loving Vincent

    Art aficionados may tonight attend the film premiere of Loving Vincent, which tells the story of renowned artist Vincent  van Gogh through his paintings. Every frame of Loving Vincent is a painting brought to life by over 100 painters. The film...

  • Magic Box returns

    This month the Magic Box presents Valentino De Ieso, president of Associazione Nazionale Carabinieri (National Carabinieri Association), Siracusa branch. ANC was founded in 1886 with the purpose of promoting bonds of camaraderie and solidarity...

  • Spanish guitar classics

    Spanish guitar classics

    Classical guitarist Bernard Catania (picture) will tomorrow perform guitar music from a wide-ranging repertoire which covers the baroque, Spanish, Latin-American and contemporary classical music. He will be performing works by Isaac Albeniz,...

  • Free school visits to Majjistral Park

    Free school visits to Majjistral Park

    To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the founding of Malta’s first nature and history park, the Majjistral Park management is drawing up a series of activities. As part of its educational programme, the management is inviting schools from both...

  • The Saint John boutique hotel inaugurated

    The Saint John boutique hotel inaugurated

    AX Hotels officially opened its first boutique hotel, The Saint John, in Merchants Street, Valletta, on September 29. The Saint John was launched during a special event, The Saint John Walk, which featured a Cessani fashion show of bow ties and...

  • New plaque at Barrakka honours bomb heroes

    New plaque at Barrakka honours bomb heroes

    A new plaque that honours bomb disposal heroes of Malta was unveiled by Prime Minister Joseph Muscat. The plaque honours those who have carried out the dangerous task of bomb disposal in Malta in World War 2 and since. The plaque commemorates the...

  • Archbishop in Minsk

    Archbishop in Minsk

    Archbishop Charles Scicluna, president of the Maltese Episcopal Conference, attended the Plenary Assembly of the Council of European Episcopal Conferences in Minsk, Belarus between September 27 and October 1. Bishops representing 45 countries...

  • Starting school on a good note

    Starting school on a good note

    A symbolic ceremony took place at the church dedicated to St Anthony in Għajnsielem, run by the Franciscan Friars. The event was attended by schoolchildren wearing their school bags and other school-related items. The ceremony was celebrated by Fr...