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  • Teatru Malta 2019 season announced

    Teatru Malta 2019 season announced

    A new musical theatre piece composed by The New Victorians commemorating the Sette Giugno centenary at Fort St Elmo; Anthony Burgess’s cult classic A Clockwork Orange, translated and re-invented for a contemporary teenage audience; and an outdoor...

  • An evening of musicals

    An evening of musicals

    This February, the Manoel Theatre presents two concerts featuring the Welsh Musical Theatre Orchestra and established West End Singers, joined by some of Malta’s finest local talent. We stopped to catch up with the orchestra’s conductor Andrew...

  • Edging Closer

    Edging Closer

    Patrick Marber’s classic comedy play Closer, which has been performed around the world and even turned into a Hollywood movie, is now being staged in Malta. In this interview with Laura Bonnici, Masquerade Theatre’s artistic director Anthony...

  • Watch: 100 years of music-making (ARTE)

    Watch: 100 years of music-making (ARTE)

    The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande celebrates 100 years of music-making. A very special evening with soprano Asmik Grigorian. On the programme, works by Piotr Ilyitch Tchaikovsky, Modest Mussorgsky and Igor Stravinsky.

  • Gozo exhibition of paintings, drawing and sculptures

    Gozo exhibition of paintings, drawing and sculptures

    An exhibition of paintings, drawings and sculptures by Gozitan artist Joseph Sagona (b.1942) – his third personal show – is entitled The Spirit of Decoration. On display at the Banca Giuratale in Independence Square, Victoria until tomorrow, the...

  • Who will represent Malta in this year's Eurovision?

    Who will represent Malta in this year's Eurovision?

    Four singers will be vying to win the first X Factor Malta contest on Saturday night, giving the winner a passport to the Eurovision Song Contest.  Michela Pace, Petra, Nicole Frendo and Owen Leuellen will go head-to-head, hoping to win X Factor...

  • For Cuaron fans visiting Mexico, all roads lead to 'Roma'

    For Cuaron fans visiting Mexico, all roads lead to 'Roma'

    The success of "Roma," which garnered 10 Oscar nominations this week, has made a star out of one of the movie's key protagonists: the Mexico City neighborhood that gave it its name. Directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron, who...

  • Exhibition to focus on European representation of migrants

    Exhibition to focus on European representation of migrants

    Between tomorrow and February 9, Fort St Elmo in Valletta will be hosting Lost in Representation, an interactive exhibition by international artist Menekşe Samanci. The Valletta 2018 Foundation and local human rights NGO Kopin are collaborating on...

  • Il-Premju għall-Arti nominees announced

    Il-Premju għall-Arti nominees announced

    Arts Council Malta has announced the nominees for the second edition of Il-Premju għall-Arti, the national arts awards which celebrate the achievements of the cultural and creative sectors. The award acknowledges excellence in artistic work...

  • Concert on screen

    Concert on screen

    Shot at the Olympic Stadium in Seoul during the BTS World Tour, Love Yourself in Seoul is a film that captures performances from BTS’ ‘Love Yourself’ world tour kickoff concert in August 2018. Love Yourself in Seoul will premiere on Saturday in 95...

  • Fashion as art and art as fashion

    Fashion as art and art as fashion

    Imagine creating an artwork you are able to wear, whether as a hat, a handbag, on your shoes or even on your skin. This is what various artists will be doing next week during an event dedicated to ‘wearable art’. The term has a broad definition:...

  • Watch: Places of pilgrimage (ARTE)

    Watch: Places of pilgrimage (ARTE)

    Religious men and women reveal the secrets and treasures of their monasteries. This episode enters into places of pilgrimage: Saint Nino in Georgia, Santiago de Compostela in Spain, Altenburg Abbey in Austria and the Jasna Góra in Poland.

  • Michelangelo’s true story

    Michelangelo’s true story

    The incredible Michelangelo Love and Death offers a cinematic journey through the great chapels and museums of Florence, Rome and the Vatican to the print and drawing rooms of Europe to explore Michelangelo’s tempestuous life. The film goes in...

  • Music from Vienna concert

    Music from Vienna concert

    Under the direction of Etienne Spiteri, the St Julian’s Band Club is organising a musical concert called Music from Vienna, which consists of a demanding and famous repertoire by the Austrian composer Johann Strauss Jr, which will please anyone...

  • Mdina and Safi in the 9th and 10th centuries

    Mdina and Safi in the 9th and 10th centuries

    An exhibition, entitled Core and Periphery: Mdina and Safi in the 9th and 10th Centuries, will be on display until January 31 at the National Museum of Archaeology, Valletta. This exhibition, the first of a series dedicated to medieval...

  • Teatru Malta 2019 to build new theatre ecosystem

    Teatru Malta 2019 to build new theatre ecosystem

    Teatru Malta launched its 2019 programme on Thursday, saying it was aiming to break ties with insularity and move towards “building a theatre ecosystem that has no walls, no artistic limitations, and no structural boundaries”.Teatru Malta will be...

  • Watch: Retreats in isolation (ARTE)

    Watch: Retreats in isolation (ARTE)

    Monks and nuns reveal the secrets and treasures of their monasteries. This episodes seeks out monastic retreats in isolated places: Tatev monastery in Armenia, Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert in southern France, Mount Melleray Abbey in Ireland and Iverski...

  • Mark Steel is coming to town

    The Eden Comedy Club will be welcoming comedian Mark Steel for a one-time-only tailor-made comedy show about the Maltese Islands at the Eden Cinemas on Monday. Each year comedian, columnist and author Steel visits six towns, delving into the...

  • Art exhibition by Gordon Borg

    Art exhibition by Gordon Borg

    An art exhibition by Maltese artist Gordon Borg, his third solo exhibition, entitled Malta: Visions of Cubism, will be on display at Palazzo De Piro, Mdina, until Wednesday. All works of art – 35 in different media, including pencil colours,...

  • MPO in Bruckner’s Romantic Symphony

    MPO in Bruckner’s Romantic Symphony

    Listening to Richard Wagner’s music inspired Anton Bruckner, then a church musician in a provincial monastery, to start writing symphonies, although ironically, Wagner himself only completed one symphony in his lifetime. Bruckner’s fame, on the...