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  • Announcements

    BORG GRECH. On June 19, at Mater Dei Hospital, PAUL, aged 65, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He will always be loved and remembered by his brother Raymond and his wife Anna, his sister Victoria, other relatives and...

  • Announcements

    GRECH. On June 14, in Gozo, PHILIP, MBE, aged 89, passed away peacefully. He will be sadly missed by his only daughter Lisa Grech, his adored grandchildren Oliver and Lola, his brother Frank and his wife Aida, Lisa’s mother Jennifer, his nephews...

  • Of predators and prey

    Of predators and prey

    The Valletta Film Festival (VFF) continues today with a number of screenings, including Birdshot, which will be shown today at St James Cavalier at 7pm. Birdshot is a mystery thriller by Mikhail Red that tells the story of a young Filipina farm...

  • Building a cultured community

    Building a cultured community

    Cultural participation in Malta will be the main topic of discussion at a national symposium starting this week, which will present the main findings of a nationwide survey held in 2016. The study, commissioned by Arts Council Malta (ACM) as part...

  • An innovative take on the opera Carmen

    As part of the worldwide festivities of the Fête de la Musique 2017, the Strada Stretta Concept have again joined forces with the French Embassy in Malta for another out-of-the-box event under the artistic direction of Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci, by...

  • Baroque Week at St George’s Basilica

    The Victoria International Arts Festival (VIAF) will be launching an exciting Baroque Week this evening in Gozo. The first concert in the series is by the Valletta International Baroque Ensemble with works by Corelli, Albinoni, Porpora and...

  • Pink fashion show at Armier

    Pink fashion show at Armier

    The eighth edition of The Pink Fashion Show was held at the recently refurbished Ray’s Lido in Armier last Thursday. Guests enjoyed a spectacle by the sea, with models parading in clothing, swimwear and accessories by some of the most high-quality...

  • World’s oldest choir

    World’s oldest choir

    The world’s oldest choir, the Cappella Musicale Pontificia Sistina, also known as the Pope’s choir, performed in a sacred music concert at St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta on June 9. The choir was invited by Archbishop Charles Scicluna...

  • One Love Tennis comes to Malta

    One Love Tennis comes to Malta

    One Love Tennis hosted a ‘Play-Day’ event for a group of 15 children from St Patrick’s boys’ home in Sliema. The event involved adolescents and young people (aged 10 to 18) living at the home to be introduced to and learn tennis, but more...

  • The President’s engagements

    8.30am The President receives Vincent Cochetel, UNHCR Special Envoy for the Central Mediterranean Situation, on a courtesy call at San Anton Palace. 9.30am The President receives Christos Stylianides, European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and...

  • Announcements

    GALDES. On June 10, at Mater Dei Hospital, to Sandra née Curmi and Manfred, God’s precious gift of a son – NICHOLAS, a most welcome brother to Andrew and Rebekah. We thank the Lord for He is truly faithful and His love is abundant. VIGAR. On May...

  • Appreciation: Dr Juanita Debattista

    Mama (Maria Formosa) writes: Dear daughter, Although I miss you so much I feel consoled that you are now resting in peace in God’s Kingdom. It’s true your life on earth was comparatively short but it was full and fruitful to the very last. Your...

  • Pharmacies open today

    Floriana Dispensary, 29, Vincenzo Dimech Street, Floriana (2123 3034);Cosmed Pharmacy, Villambrosa Street, Ħamrun (2122 5991);Lantern Pharmacy, 46, Regional Road, Santa Venera (2144 4648);St Jude Pharmacy, 213, Valley Road, Birkirkara (2149...

  • Announcements

    RIPARD. MARIE, née Tortell, aged 84, widow of Kit, passed away peacefully at Mater Dei Hospital comforted by the rites of Holy Church. Her struggle against serious illness ended on June 15. An irreplaceable woman, who spent her life in...

  • Public morality in the 1960s

    Public morality in the 1960s

    The third edition of the Valletta Film Festival continues with a variety of screenings, including the documentary-film Burning Bikinis showing today at St George’s Square at 10pm. The film takes inspiration from a Maltese urban legend in which...

  • The name of the rose-bearer

    The name of the rose-bearer

    Spazju Kreattiv is this weekend presenting an encore of Richard Strauss’s extravagant Der Rosenkavalier from The Met Opera. The story revolves around a wise, albeit ageing woman who is involved with a much younger lover and is ultimately forced to...

  • Love, life, diversity

    Love, life, diversity

    Malta Pride is organising a get-together to raise funds to finance a rainbow flag as a gift to the community to mark the introduction of marriage equality in Malta.This year Malta Pride will also be celebrating Malta’s number-one ranking as the...

  • Feasts tomorrow

    Qalb ta’ Ġesù - FontanaSt Philip of Agira - Żebbuġ Corpus Domini - Rabat St Catherine - Żejtun

  • Pharmacies open tomorrow

    Floriana Dispensary, 29, Vincenzo Dimech Street, Floriana (2123 3034);Cosmed Pharmacy, Villambrosa Street, Ħamrun (2122 5991);Lantern Pharmacy, 46, Regional Road, Santa Venera (2144 4648);St Jude Pharmacy, 213, Valley Road, Birkirkara (2149...

  • Announcements

    BAJADA. On June 14, at Mater Dei Hospital, ALFRED, aged 78, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his great loss his beloved wife Julie, née Bilocca, his son Roderick and his wife Sharon, his son Konrad,...

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