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  • Haunted prison walk-through tour

    Haunted prison walk-through tour

    Curtain Raiser is organising the Haunted Prison Experience at the Corradino Old Military Prison this week. Not for the faint-hearted, the walk-through tour comes complete with actors, animatronics and props designed to scare visitors. There will...

  • Rima Film Festival returns

    Rima Film Festival returns

    The Rima Film Festival, a yearly showcase of films that reveal the subjective experience of exile through the eyes of those who have migrated, is on until Saturday, as part of the Valletta 2018 cultural programme. It kicked off last...

  • Annual art exhibition

    Annual art exhibition

    Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar is holding its annual art exhibition in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute. The exhibition, entitled Rediscovered Treasures, will be inaugurated tomorrow at 7pm by the new Italian Ambassador, Mario...

  • Violin and cello lunchtime concert

    Violin and cello lunchtime concert

    Violinist Klara Nazaj and cellist Akos Kertesz will be giving a violin and cello recital at the oratory of St  Francis church, Valletta, tomorrow at noon. Vibrant Violin and Cello Selections will feature some of the greatest classical music ever...

  • A retrospective look at Anthony Calleja’s work through the years

    A retrospective look at Anthony Calleja’s work through the years

    Bank of Valletta is dedicating its 25th Retrospective Art Exhibition to the artistic journey of renowned Maltese artist Anthony Calleja. The exhibition, curated by Lisa Gwen Baldacchino, was inaugurated on October 20 by President Marie-Louise...

  • Giuseppe Galea’s life drawings

    Maltese artist Giuseppe Galea is being featured in the exhibition Giuseppe Galea, The Academic Years, highlighting the life drawings he undertook when in Rome. Galea studied life drawing under the tutelage of Maltese sculptor Antonio Sciortino and...

  • Rolex Middle Sea Race

    Rolex Middle Sea Race

    Hugo Boss and its local retail partner VF Group Malta celebrated the beginning of the prestigious 38th Middle Sea Race with a much-anticipated event held at the Siege Memorial Bell, located in Valletta, on October 21. The iconic venue hosted 240...

  • Niumee marks Pink October

    Niumee marks Pink October

    Niumee staff wore pink in support of Pink October, raising awareness for breast cancer during an open day held recently in Mrieħel – offering more than 100 services under one roof.

  • The President’s engagements

    9.30am The President presides over the launch of an initiative by GreenMT in aid of the Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation at San Anton Palace. 10.30am The President receives representatives of Attard local council and Elancourt local council...

  • Pharmacies open today

    Empire Pharmacy, 77, Old Theatre Street, Valletta (2123 8577);Darwin Pharmacy, 152, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun (2122 1512);Evans Pharmacy, 96/98, St Sebastian Street, Qormi (2148 7020);St Paul’s Pharmacy, Brared Street, Birkirkara (2144...

  • Għadira Nature Reserve reopens

    Għadira Nature Reserve reopens

    The Għadira Nature Reserve will be reopening to the public for the first time after the summer break with an open day full of workshops, guided sessions and interactive activities today from 10am to 4pm. From 10am to 1pm: Warden for a Day (with...

  • Din l-Art Ħelwa Architectural Heritage Award Scheme

    Entries are being received, until Tuesday, for the Din l-Art Ħelwa Heri­tage Award Scheme, an initiative set up by the organisation to encourage architectural excellence in a Maltese context, the rehabilitation and reuse of old buildings and the...

  • International cat show

    International cat show

    The Malta Feline Guardians Club is holding the 70th and 71st International Cat Show today and tomorrow at 2pm at Smart City, Kalkara. A range of breeds, such as Balinese, Bengals, British shorthairs, Burmese, Devon rex, exotics, Himalayans, Maine...

  • Seminar to explore LGBT relationships

    Drachma is organising a seminar open to the public tomorrow at the University Chaplaincy. The aim of the seminar is to explore intimacy in LGBT relationships. Those attending will listen to the key challenges faced by the LGBT communities and...

  • October Ahoy! at Valletta Waterfront

    October Ahoy! at Valletta Waterfront

    Valletta Cruise Port is holding October Ahoy! today and tomorrow – a seafaring, corsair-themed activity aimed to entertain children. Those wishing to attend are urged to grab their rogues and scallywags and head to the Valletta Waterfront,...

  • Ħamrun Chocolate Festival

    Ħamrun Chocolate Festival

    A chocolate festival will be held along the streets of Ħamrun today from 6pm. It is said, although no documentation has been found that could confirm this, that during the rule of Grand Master Perelos, cocoa beans were stored in Ħamrun,...

  • Pharmacies open tomorrow

    Empire Pharmacy, 77, Old Theatre Street, Valletta (2123 8577);Darwin Pharmacy, 152, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun (2122 1512);Evans Pharmacy, 96/98, St Sebastian Street, Qormi (2148 7020);St Paul’s Pharmacy, Brared Street, Birkirkara (2144...

  • Spine-chilling play

    Spine-chilling play

    Inspired by the works of Alfred Hitchcock and Edgar Allen Poe, Ernest and the Pale Moon is a spine-chilling tale of obsession, guilt and madness. Based on a short story by Oliver Lansley, the play focuses on Ernest Hemel, a man who spends his days...

  • Hospice concert to mark World Palliative Day

    Hospice concert to mark World Palliative Day

    Hospice Malta and the Collegium Musicum Choir and Orchestra under the direction of the Dion Buhagiar will be presenting a concert of sacred music to mark World Palliative Day today at St John’s Co-Cathedral,  Valletta, at 7.30pm. The repertoire...

  • International theological conference

    The Faculty of Theology, in collaboration with Għaqda Studenti tat-Teologija, is organising an international theological conference on ‘The Spirit of the Reformation: 500 Years On’. The event is taking place today and tomorrow at the University of...