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  • When profane meets sacred

    When profane meets sacred

    Barocco Foundation is presenting two talented classical singers: mezzo soprano Althea Troisi De Menville and soprano Anna Bonello, who will be giving a performance at the oratory of St Francis church in Valletta. The event titled As the Leaves...

  • Science talk tomorrow to focus on black hole

    The Malta Café Scientifique takes science out of universities and into an informal space, bringing interesting talks about the latest science, technology and research happening in Malta and allowing ample space for discussion. This month’s talk,...

  • Existential matters

    Existential matters

    Established and emerging Maltese artists are presenting a collective exhibition entitled Human Matter in Valletta. The general focus emphasises existential aspects related to the human being and/or its surroundings. Artists express their...

  • Meeting Karmen Azzopardi

    Meeting Karmen Azzopardi

    Veteran actress Karmen Azzopardi will tomorrow be meeting members of the Friends of the Manoel Theatre and their guests. Azzopardi will be relating her experiences on the stage over the past 50 years as well as her return in the role of Medea last...

  • A treasure trove of artworks

    A treasure trove of artworks

    Some of Malta’s most famous artists feature in an exhibition at the Italian Cultural Institute in Valletta. Rediscovered Treasures spans the second half of the 20th century, the earliest being Luigi Maria Galea (1847-1917) and Vincenzo d’Esposito...

  • Photovoice – making and sharing photos

    The University of Malta’s seminar series Work in Progress in the Social Studies (WIPSS), which has now entered its 21st year, will tomorrow hold the seminar ‘Empowering Bodies: How and Why Making Photographs Makes Children ‘Do’ Malaria...

  • Bormla Babes launched in style

    Bormla Babes launched in style

    Gerard James Borg recently launched his third novel, titled Bormla Babes – Behind-the-Scenes. The launch took place at City Lounge in Valletta and was attended by a large crowd of local celebrities and former Eurovision participants. Guests were...

  • Ira Losco performs at MPG reception

    Ira Losco performs at MPG reception

    Ira Losco provided entertainment at a reception hosted by Malta-based Managing Partners Group (MPG). Guests at the reception included senior professionals working in the island’s financial services industry. More than 60 people attended the event,...

  • Malta awarded second best diving destination

    Malta awarded second best diving destination

    For the second year in a row, the Maltese islands have been chosen as the ‘second best diving destination’ at the prestigious Diver Awards. This accolade places the Maltese islands as the most popular diving destination in Europe as voted for by...

  • Bupa Breast Cancer Project awards ceremony

    Bupa Breast Cancer Project awards ceremony

    People who donated their hair for the Bupa Breast Cancer Project were invited to an awards ceremony, held under the auspices of Acting President Dolores Cristina, at the Palace, Valletta, as a token of the organisers’ appreciation. The 2016...

  • GasanZammit Motors Ltd backs Pink October campaign

    GasanZammit Motors Ltd once again supported the Pink October Malta campaign in helping to generate the much-needed funds required to create awareness to help fight breast cancer. During October, a number of employees took part in a ‘Wear It Pink...

  • Atlas Insurance supports foundation’s awareness walks

    Atlas Insurance supports foundation’s awareness walks

    Last month, Atlas Insurance supported Action for Breast Cancer Foundation’s awareness walks, which started from Pjazza Tigné, Sliema and Pjazza Gavino Gulia, Cospicua and proceeded to the Valletta Waterfront. Once the participants reached their...

  • Dress down for a worthy cause

    Dress down for a worthy cause

    The Environment and Resources Authority (ERA) employees held an extra dress down with all staff wearing pink to raise awareness about breast cancer prevention and research and equipment to help improve the quality of life for cancer patients. ERA...

  • Extra gear of fun at The Hunt

    Extra gear of fun at The Hunt

    More than 150 drivers and passengers in 37 cars participated in the second edition of the Times of Malta Motoring treasure hunt, The Hunt, last Saturday. The participants were given clues that took them all over Malta, with the hunt ending at Auto...

  • The Centre completed

    The Centre completed

    The Centre, the latest phase at the Tigné Point development to be completed, has officially opened. The nine-storey building, with 1,700 square metres of office space, includes an art gallery on the ground floor.

  • President’s engagements

    10am The President receives a courtesy call by delegates attending the MENA and UNIMED Finance Conference, at San Anton Palace, Attard. 6pm The President starts an official visit to Tunisia by participating in the official welcome...

  • Valerie Cassar

    Philip Leone-Ganado on behalf of Marana-tha’ Community: Valerie Cassar passed away very suddenly at her residence in Sliema last Friday. Valerie’s name would never have been seen or heard on the national or international media. And yet, so many...

  • Pharmacies open today

    Chemimart Pharmacy, 14, St Anne Street, Floriana (2123 9310);Vivien Pharmacy, Patri Magri Street, Marsa (2122 1701);Lantern Pharmacy, 46, Regional Road, Santa Venera (2144 4648);Remedies Pharmacy, Tumas Fenech Street, Birkirkara (2144 1589);St...

  • The Malta International Choir Festival

    The Malta International Choir Festival

    The third day of the festival is jam-packed with events. Choral singing competitions in sacred music will take place this morning from 9am to 1.15pm at St Publius parish church in Floriana. More choirs will be singing at City Gate in Valletta...

  • Autumn edition of artisan market at Ħagar Qim

    Autumn edition of artisan market at Ħagar Qim

    The Definitive(ly) Good Guide Co. in collaboration with Heritage Malta is organising the autumn edition of the Malta Artisan Market at Ochre Hall, Ħagar Qim, today and tomorrow. Small independent businesses, artists and craftspeople trading a...