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  • Lux Film Days at St James Cavalier

    Lux Film Days at St James Cavalier

    The Lux Film Days, an  event co-hosted by the European Parliament Information Office in Malta and Spazju Kreattiv, got under way yesterday. The European Parliament believes that the cinema, a mass cultural medium, can be an ideal vehicle for...

  • Star Wars at Esplora

    Star Wars at Esplora

    A unique fusion of film magic and practical science is taking place at Esplora this weekend, to the delight  of Star Wars fanatics, film buffs and the technologically savvy alike. For the past 40 years, the catchphrase ‘May The Force Be With You”...

  • Boyce Avenue in Malta

    Boyce Avenue in Malta

    One of YouTube’s most-loved musical acts, Boyce Avenue, are performing live today in Valletta. Malta will be the final stop on their Be Somebody world tour, which took them to Japan, Chile, Brazil, Mexico, the US, Canada, Belgium, France, German,...

  • Annual concert by King’s Own

    Annual concert by King’s Own

    The King’s Own Philharmonic Society is presenting its annual symphonic band concert at the Catholic Institute, Floriana, today. The concert will feature Ben-Hur Overture by Miklos Rosza, Arlesienne Suite No. 1 by Georges Bizet, Mystico by Etienne...

  • Pharmacies open tomorrow

    Empire Pharmacy Branch, 46, Melita Street, Valletta (2123 8577);Thomas’s Pharmacy, 796, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun (2123 8018);St George’s Pharmacy, 21, Main Street, Qormi (2144 3045);Ħerba Pharmacy, 183, Main Street, Birkirkara (92144...

  • Oxford ensemble in concert

    Oxford ensemble in concert

    The week-long Three Palaces Festival continues with a performance from Oxford’s world class vocal ensemble, the Blenheim Singers. Founded at Blenheim Palace – a World Heritage masterpiece of baroque architecture and birthplace of Sir Winston...

  • Oratorio Pawlu Ta’ Malta

    Oratorio Pawlu Ta’ Malta

    Pawlu ta’ Malta, a much acclaimed original work first presented in 1985, will be performed today at the Mdina Metropolitan Cathedral. With words by Oliver Friggieri, and music by Charles Camilleri, the production narrates the arrival of St Paul in...

  • Photography and fashion exhibition

    Photography and fashion exhibition

    Solitude is a fashion photography exhibition by Kurt Paris which depicts the state of feeling alone despite being surrounded by people and information. “In this digital age, we have never been as connected yet disconnected, almost as if we live in...

  • Composer John Carmichael to present his works

    One of the world’s greatest living composers, John Carmichael, will today be playing his compositions together with concert pianist Antony Gray at the Cathedral Museum in Mdina. Carmichael was awarded the medal of the Order of Australia For...

  • Tarxien parish anniversary

    Tarxien parish anniversary

    A music literary evening under the patronage of Archbishop Mgr Charles J. Scicluna is being held at the Tarxien parish church today, at 7pm, on the occasion of its 425th anniversary and also the parish’s recent elevation to archparish.  The...

  • Performance by string quartet

    Performance by string quartet

    The Three Palaces Festival continues today with a performance by the Castalian String Quartet. Formed in 2011, the Castalian String Quartet – made up of Sini Simonen (violin), Daniel Roberts (violin), Charlotte Bonneton (viola) and Christopher...

  • Talk on Ta’ Braxia Cemetery

    Talk on Ta’ Braxia Cemetery

    Conrad Thake will today be delivering a talk about his latest work on the Ta’ Braxia Cemetery, designed by E.L. Galizia, one of Malta’s most famous architects, who also designed the Addolorata and Turkish Ottoman Cemeteries. During his talk, Thake...

  • Wiki Loves Monuments

    Wiki Loves Monuments

    The winning entries of the second edition of Wiki Loves Monuments contest in Malta will be on display as from this weekend. The annual international photographic contest, organised by Wikimedia chapters and groups, aims to promote and share...

  • Safeguarding our seas

    Safeguarding our seas

    Alan Deidun is today giving a talk on the importance of protecting the seas from various threats. The talk is entitled  ‘From aliens and plastics to anchoring and a lack of public awareness: an overview of the myriad pressures facing our Marine...

  • ĊineXjenza – pandemics and vaccine development

    A series of events titled ĊineXjenza aim to spark debates around science topics. These consist of the screening of a film which brings up a scientific aspect, followed by an interactive talk and discussion moderated by an expert on the field in...

  • Sandro Zerafa to perform music from new album

    Sandro Zerafa to perform music from new album

    Guitarist Sandro Zerafa is teaming up with French pianist Laurent Coq, French double bass player Simon Tailleu and Cuban drummer Lukmil Perez Herrera to present music from his critically lauded fourth album, More Light, as part of The Three...

  • Lecture by Kuwaiti author

    Lecture by Kuwaiti author

    Kuwaiti author Shahd Alshammari will tomorrow morning deliver a public lecture at the University’s Msida campus. She will read excerpts from her first collection of short stories Notes on the Flesh and offer a critical understanding of its purpose...

  • Fraternity in early Christian texts

    Fraternity in early Christian texts

    The Maltese Patristics Society is holding a public lecture on  ‘Fraternity in the Writings of the Church Fathers’ today at 7pm at the Archbishop’s Curia, Floriana (entrance from Lion Street). The speaker is the founder-president of the Patristics...

  • Story of family hardship, illness and survival

    Story of family hardship, illness and survival

    Spazju Kreattiv is showing the Colombian film La Tierra y la Sombra, a slow-burning tale about a sugar cane farmer who returns home to find his family struggling with illness and poverty. Against a rural landscape that evokes an impending...

  • The Malta Book Festival

    The Malta Book Festival

    The biggest and most popular book event in Malta is being inaugurated today at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta. The aim of the five-day event is to encourage reading and literacy, promoting books as a medium of learning and...