10 epic events to look forward to in Malta in 2020

Every year Malta plays host to some unforgettable events – and last year was no different. From an impressive Isle of MTV concert in Floriana to Fairyland Malta, there was certainly lots to get excited about in 2019. But 2020 is shaping up to be every bit as exciting, with some amazing events to look […]

Malta’s arts festival for children attracts record crowds

Malta’s international arts festival for children has been hailed a success. The ninth edition of ZiguZajg attracted a record 21,000 visitors during its 10 day run. More than 8,500 of them were pupils from 45 different schools across Malta and Gozo. Festival director Daniel Azzopardi said he was delighted by the positive reaction to the […]

Christmas lights switched on in Valletta

Christmas season is officially under way in Valletta after the city’s festive lights were switched on. The decorations have added lots of festive cheer to Republic Street and Merchant Street. They were switched on by Malta’s culture minister Owen Bonnici, Valletta mayor Alfred Zammit and Valletta Cultural Agency chairman Jason Micallef on Monday night. A large Christmas […]

Outrage as paint is spilled over historic Valletta bastion

Police have launched an investigation after a long streak of white paint was splashed over one of Valletta’s historic bastions. The stain, which begins near the top of the bastion and trails all the way down to the ground, was discovered between the Siege Bell Monument and Fort St Elmo on Mediterranean Street. The city’s […]

Thousands visit Valletta to celebrate Notte Bianca 2019

More than 70,000 people are estimated to visited Valletta on Saturday night for this year’s Notte Bianca. The all-night festival celebrated Malta’s history, art and culture. More than 250 artists took part in 54 events, which were held across the capital city. For the first time, the courts were also open to the public, giving […]

You can visit Valletta museums for free on Saturday

Valletta’s museums will open for free on Saturday as the capital city celebrates Notte Bianca. The National Museum of Archaeology, the Palace Armoury and Fort St Elmo will be open from 6pm till midnight. MUŻA, the arts museum will open until 12.30am. Heritage Malta said it will also hold an exhibition at the Auberge de Castille […]

Valletta to host Science in the City festival tonight

Valletta is gearing up to host Science in the City on Friday night. Malta’s annual science and arts festival will held from 6pm till midnight in the capital city. Valletta’s streets will be filled with art and entertainment all linked to science, including art installations, creative jazz concerts, magicians, dance, children’s puppet shows, live experiments, […]

Valletta Military Tattoo ends in an explosion of colour

  This year’s Valletta Military Tattoo has been hailed as ‘one of the best yet’ on social media. A veil of vibrant colour and light cascaded over The Palace on Sunday night as the three-day spectacular drew to a close. Performers from Malta, Italy and Estonia came together to entertain audiences in Valletta’s iconic St George’s […]

Notte Bianca returns to Malta’s capital city this October

Culture vultures in Malta are in for a treat next month. Malta’s biggest free outdoor festival, Notte Bianca, will take place in the capital city on Saturday 5 October. We’re promised an amazing night of music, dance, theatre, exhibitions, entertainment and fun. Malta’s culture minister Owen Bonnici said that this year’s Notte Bianca will be the […]

Six great things to do in Malta this weekend

Give your sofa the finger and uncover a new side to Malta and Gozo this weekend. Start your weekend off on the right foot with the best Friday, Saturday and Sunday activities, from balloon rides to musicals, we’ve got you covered. Ready? Let’s get started!   1. Hot air balloon ride across Gozo The first-ever […]

Valletta’s stunning City Gate gardens open to the public

Malta’s latest visitor attraction has officially opened to the public – and it’s beautiful. The stunning €5 million City Gate gardens have transformed the former rundown car park in the ditch at the entrance to Valletta. You can now stroll around the beautiful gardens by taking the lift from City Gate or walking down a […]

6 unmissable things to do in Malta in February

February is finally here. It’s a busy month ahead in Malta with the most colourful event of the year, great new films to see and the Malta Marathon. Here’s our guide to this month’s best things to see and do in Malta and Gozo this February.   The Feast of St Paul’s Shipwreck The feast is […]