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Announcements shifted to new Community section

Announcements shifted to new Community section

The daily announcements, detailing sections like births, obituaries and 'in memoriam' have been transferred to the new Community section. Just go to the section on the right side of your desktop screen and scroll until you see the 'Announcements' page or click here.

  • Tour of Vittoriosa’s religious heritage

    Flimkien Għal Ambjent Aħjar is organising a 90-minute tour of Vittoriosa’s religious heritage today at 7pm, led by Vincent Zammit. The city was forever transformed by the arrival from Rhodes of the Knights of St John in 1530. The religious...

  • Violin virtuoso concert

    Violin virtuoso concert

    Hungarian violin maestro Edvin Marton, accompanied by his orchestra, will perform his Rock Symphony concert at Pjazza Teatru Rjal, Valletta, today. During the concert, he will play some of his greatest hits, including Grandioso, Fanatico and...

  • My cousin, Daphne

    Nicolette Zammit Lupi writes: Daphne was my first cousin’s eldest daughter and one of four sisters. All of them were very close and supportive of each other.  Although all the family was constantly worried about her, we were all so proud of...

  • Announcements

    COOK. On October 17, at Mater Dei Hospital, ROSEMARY nee Gatt passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her brother Major Henry Gatt, her sisters Lena Brook and Dowager Countess Margaret Manduca,...

  • Talk on Caravaggio’s Maltese period

    Talk on Caravaggio’s Maltese period

    ‘Caravaggio’s Malta’ is the title of a talk that Keith Sciberras, head of the University of Malta’s Department of History of Art, will deliver at the Din l-Art Ħelwa premises in Valletta, today. In July 1607, the fugitive Italian artist...

  • A comic mélange of the Bard’s best scenes

    Unifaun Theatre is staging the last few performances of Reed Martin’s and Austin Tichenor’s comedy William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (Abridged) at St James Cavalier Theatre, Valletta. The playwrights have weaved together some famous...

  • Annual exhibition by model engineers

    Annual exhibition by model engineers

    Models of military vehicles, aircraft, ships, trains, spacecraft and diecast diorama figures feature in the annual exhibition of the Association of Model Engineers (AME) currently under way in Naxxar. It comes to a close on Sunday. This year the...

  • Comedy play at Salesian Theatre

    Comedy play at Salesian Theatre

    DLS Productions is staging Laugh? I Nearly Went To Miami!, a light-hearted, zany and fast-moving comedy of confusion by Miles Tredinnick, at the Salesian Theatre in  Sliema, this weekend. Directed by Lucienne Camilleri, assisted by Maria Agius, it...

  • Encore screening of Norma

    Encore screening of Norma

    Spazju Kreattiv is  today presenting an encore screening of the Met Opera’s new production of Bellini’s masterpiece Norma. The opera stars Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja as Norma’s unfaithful lover Pollione, Sondra Radvanovsky as the Druid priestess...

  • Announcements

    CAMILLERI. On October 16, at Mater Dei Hospital, WILLIAM of Santa Luċija, aged 87, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. Dearly missed and never forgotten by his sons Nicholas and his wife Laurie and Martin and his wife...

  • How Ettore Scola’s films present Italy

    The representation of Italy through the filmography of one of the greatest directors of Italian comedy – Ettore Scola – is the theme of a talk to be held today at the Italian Institute of Culture, St George’s Square, Valletta. The speaker, Antonio...

  • In search of Colombia’s legendary healing plant

    Received with universal critical acclaim for its cinematography, thematic originality and poetic style, Ciro Guerra’s 2015 film El Abrazo de la Serpiente (Embrace of the Serpent) will be screened at St James Cavalier Cinema, Valletta, today at...

  • Announcements

    CAMILLERI. On October 16, at Mater Dei Hospital, WILLIAM of Santa Luċija, aged 87, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. Dearly missed and never forgotten by his sons Nicholas and his wife Laurie and Martin and his wife...

  • Week of Italian Language in the World

    Week of Italian Language in the World

    The Italian Embassy and the Institute of Culture in Malta are organising the 17th edition of the Week of Italian Language in the World. This year’s edition focuses on L’Italiano al cinema, l’italiano nel cinema as a tribute to the role cinema has...

  • Films inspire scientific debate

    An event taking place at St James Cavalier today, entitled Ċinexjenza, is aimed at generating debate of a scientific nature inspired by films, including discussions about the feasibility of film plots using present-day or future...

  • Giuseppe Galea exhibition

    Giuseppe Galea exhibition

    The Mdina Cathedral is hosting an exhibition of life drawings by Maltese artist Giuseppe Galea. Galea is considered one of Malta’s finest decorators. He studied life drawing in Rome between 1933 and 1938 under the tutelage of Maltese sculptor...

  • Poetic flute recital

    Poetic flute recital

    Flautist Silvio Zammit and pianist Ramona Zammit Formosa will perform a lunchtime concert at the oratory of St Francis church, in Valletta, today. The performance forms part of a series of fundraising events for the church. The duo will play two...

  • Announcements

    MIZZI. On October 13, at Mater Dei Hospital, MARIE LOUISE, of Msida and residing in Mellieħa, aged 72, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband Charles, children Marco Anthony and his...

  • Children pray the rosary for peace

    Children pray the rosary for peace

    A million children around the world, including Maltese and Gozitan children, will recite the rosary in their homes and schools for world peace and unity on Wednesday. The international charity Aid to Church in Need (ACN) is once again inviting all...

  • Activities have no boundaries

    Activities have no boundaries

    Intergenerational dialogue is considered important for personality development in younger and older people, intergenerational solidarity, national and cultural identity, and social change. However, generations differ in approaches to society and...