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  • Josephine Grima Voehringer

    Hugh Grima writes: My father’s youngest sister, Josephine, was quite simply a larger-than-life character. She was a formidable and illuminating individual who embraced life with a zest which was inspiring. Blessed with an uncannily sharp memory,...

  • Announcements

    SAMMUT. On October 2, FRANCESCO SAVERIO (Ċikku), of St Julian’s, aged 91, widower of Connie, passed away peacefully at Mater Dei Hospital, comforted by the rites of the Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his children Mary and her husband...

  • Thawed Carp kicks off Russian film festival

    Thawed Carp kicks off Russian film festival

    The first film to kick off the Russian Film Week is Thawed Carp from director Vladimir Kott. The story revolves around Elena Mihailovna (Marina Neyolova), who having worked all her life in the only school of a provincial town, lives modestly in...

  • A sci-fi voyage

    A sci-fi voyage

    Spazju Kreattiv is presenting El Cosmonauta, a two-hour Spanish film. The production is the first Spanish film to make use of crowdfunding, and has garnered attention in Spain for its transmedia publicity campaign, which included a two-day...

  • Migration seminar

    The University of Malta’s Islands and Small States Institute is organising a seminar on migration and its social, economic and political implications. The speakers are Russell King from the University of Sussex, who will talk on ‘What can Brexit...

  • Defining vegan-friendly wines

    Defining vegan-friendly wines

    Wine tutor Georges Meekers will explain in easy-to-understand language what the consumer needs to know about what makes wine vegan and the principal difference between ‘v-wines’ and other wines in a wine-tasting session at Emanuel Delicata Winery...

  • Announcements

    BUTTIGIEG. On September 30, at Zammit Clapp Hospital, PAUL of Tal-Ibraġ, widower of Margaret (Greta), née Doyle, aged 87, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He will be missed by family and friends in Malta and the UK.

  • Albert Catania

    Alfred Conti Borda writes: The sudden departure of our dear friend Albert has been a shock to us at the MUT Retired Educators’ Section Council and to his family, friends and colleagues. It was a great pleasure knowing him since 2006 when he began...

  • Russian Film Week

    Russian Film Week

    A Russian film festival is being held as part of the celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Russian Federation and Malta. Seven recent Russian full-length films of various genres –...

  • Skylight

    Skylight

    The Malta Amateur Dramatics Club (MADC) opened its theatrical season with David Hare’s award-winning play Skylight. Directed by André Agius, the play premiered last Fridayat the Valletta Campus Theatre. Starring Simone Spiteri, Stephen Oliver and...

  • World Space Week

    World Space Week

    Esplora, the interactive science centre, is marking World Space Week – which celebrates science and technology and their contribution to the betterment of the human condition. Visitors to Esplora this week can observe the sun through a telescope,...

  • Midweek miles

    Miles into Memories is organising weekly walks on Wednesdays. It is open to everyone – from power walkers and marathon veterans to beginners. One can choose a route up to seven kilometres and walk at one’s own pace. All routes follow the seafront...

  • Announcements

    BUTTIGIEG. On September 30, at Zammit Clapp Hospital, PAUL of Tal-Ibraġ, widower of Margaret (Greta), née Doyle, aged 87, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He will be missed by family and friends in Malta and the UK.

  • New MSSP pastoral programme

    New MSSP pastoral programme

    ­The new 2017-18 pastoral programme of the Missionary Society of St Paul’s Oratory in Birkirkara, was recently presented by oratory director Fr Martin Cilia during a meeting presided by MSSP regional superior Fr Frankie Cini. A series of short,...

  • Shakespeare’s first play

    Shakespeare’s first play

    Unifaun Theatre has engaged Nathan Brimmer and Joe Zammit along with renowned Shakespearean scholar James Ryder to interpret what is purported to be Shakespeare’s long-lost first play. The script, found in a parking lot in Leicester, England, was...

  • Azure Watch exhibition

    Azure Watch exhibition

    Dwejra Tower in Gozo is hosting an exhibition exploring the visual legacy of one of the Maltese islands’ most famous landmarks – the Azure Window, as part of an arts project entitled Azure Watch. The cultural organisation Spazju Kreattiv together...

  • Chinese calligraphy course

    Chinese calligraphy course

    Chinese calligraphy, which has been widely practised in China, was inscribed in the list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by Unesco in 2009. There are several main categories of Chinese traditional calligraphy: Hsin, Tsao, Zuan, Li...

  • End-of-summer party at Skybeach

  • Lidl donates €15,000 to Puttinu Cares

    Lidl donates €15,000 to Puttinu Cares

    The 60-hour football and volleyball marathon organised by the Puttinu Cares Foundation at the Marsa Sports Ground last weekend saw 800 teams challenge one another over the three days. Sponsored by Lidl Malta, it was a weekend of fun for families...

  • Mount Carmel College reunion

    Mount Carmel College reunion

    Past students who attended Mount Carmel College (1986-1991) re-united after 26 years. They met at Ta’ Larinġu, Żebbuġ, where they exchanged memories.