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Diversifying My Repertoire - all about love

Posted by Malta International Music Festival on Monday, April 23, 2018, In : News 

Alan Chircop opened the day’s proceedings by welcoming those present and introducing the artists who were with him on the podium: soprano Ljuba Kazarnovskaya and the members of the» Harmony» quintet who would be accompanying her during the concert the following day as well as pianist Nareh Arghamanyan, who will present present a program, dedicated to Tigran Mansuryan.

 A short video presentation showing the soprano on stage during an open-air gig possibly showed why she ...


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Carnival activities in Valletta this Saturday and Sunday

Posted by Festivals Malta on Thursday, February 15, 2018, In : News 

Festivals Malta together with the Organisational Carnival Committee would like to notify the general public that the Carnival activities will be held during next weekend. The Children’s Carnival will take place on Saturday 17 February at 9:30am in St George’s Square, Valletta. The tickets cost €5, with a limited number of VIP tickets costing €10. Soon after, another activity will take place at 3:30pm, which includes dances and a float defile. The tickets cost €7 and...


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WIZ KHALIFA TO TAKE THE STAGE AT ISLE OF MTV MALTA

Posted by Malta Tourism Authority on Thursday, April 14, 2016, In : Entertainment 

Chart-topper will join Jess Glynne on 28th June for 10th anniversary celebration 

Multi-platinum selling rapper Wiz Khalifa has today been confirmed to perform at Isle of MTV Malta, which will this year be celebrating the 10th anniversary of the open-air concert on the sunlit Mediterranean island. The free live music event, a partnership between MTV and the Malta Tourism Authority will return to Il-Fosos Square on Tuesday 28th June 2016.

 

“The summer starts June 28th, s...


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Nicholas McCarthy, the one-handed pianist at the Manoel

Posted by Teatru Manoel on Friday, April 1, 2016, In : Entertainment 

The “Wednesdays at the Manoel” series continues on 13th April at 8pm with a wonderful recital by the unique musician Nicholas McCarthy, aninternational and award winning concert pianist who was born without his right hand and is the world’s only one-handed concert pianist focusing on the dynamic world of left hand alone repertoire. 

He was born in 1989 and only began to play the piano at the age of 14. Having once been told that he would never succeed as a concert pian...


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Two Big Band Easter Sunday Concerts at Teatru Manoel

Posted by Teatru Manoel on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, In : Entertainment 

On Easter Sunday (27th March 2016), and for the second year running, the Big Band Brothers will be featuring in another fun concert aimed at the whole family (children aged 6+) – a perfect dessert after the Easter Sunday lunch! There are two concerts at 4pm and 6pm.

The concert is part of Teatru Manoel’s Toi Toi Education Programme and will also feature the characters from PikuŻi, the successful series of new Maltese plays that has been running for the last two seasons.

The event...


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10th anniversary of Isle of MTV Malta

Posted by Ministry for Tourism on Thursday, February 4, 2016, In : News 

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Isle of MTV Malta, Minister for Tourism Edward Zammit Lewis launched the branding campaign for the 2016 event. Addressing a press conference, the Minister for Tourism said ‘that this is the first time that the campaign leading to the IoMTV event is commencing well in advance. The date of the concert, set on the eve of a public holiday namely Tuesday 28th June, 2016, has also been announced one year before’. The Minister for Tourism reiter...


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VOCAL POWERHOUSE JESS GLYNNE CONFIRMED TO PERFORM AT ISLE OF MTV MALTA 10th ANNIVERSARY

Posted by MTA on Thursday, February 4, 2016, In : Entertainment 

British singer-songwriter and Grammy award winner JESS GLYNNE has been revealed as the first act to take the stage for the 10th anniversary celebrations of summer music festival Isle of MTV Malta.  The free live music event will return to Il-Fosos Square for the 10th year running on Tuesday 28th June 2016, in partnership with MTV and the Malta Tourism Authority.

Jess Glynne commented: “I am super excited to be coming to Malta for the 10th anniversary of Isle of MTV. Can't ...


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MTA commends the collaborative effort of all Stakeholders - the key success factor of the 9th Edition of Isle of MTV Malta

Posted by MTA on Thursday, July 9, 2015, In : Entertainment 

The MTA would like to thank all the stakeholders and service providers that were involved in making the ninth consecutive edition of the concert another successful night. The authority would like to thank the Malta Police Force, the Armed Forces of Malta and the Security teams contracted for the show.  A huge amount of effort had been placed in ensuring that security is given its due consideration and worked closely since early this year.

 

A special note of appreciation m...


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MINISTRY FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS MARKS THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY SINCE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN MALTA AND THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA

Posted by Department of Information on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, In : News 


 The Embassy of the Republic of Korea accredited to Malta together with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Malta Enterprise organised a programme of events to mark the 50th anniversary since the establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the two countries. 

The two-thronged programme of events consisted of a cultural event wherein the Maltese Contemporary Dance Company Żfin Malta and the Korean National Contemporary Dance Company held a workshop on the 3rd July followed by a fu...


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INTERNATIONAL HITMAKER JASON DERULO CONFIRMED FOR ISLE OF MTV MALTA

Posted by Malta Tourism Autthority on Thursday, May 21, 2015, In : Entertainment 

MTV and the Malta Tourism Authority are proud to announce that the multi-platinum selling, chart-topper JASON DERULO has today been announced as the latest act to perform on the Isle of MTV Malta stage at this year’s summer bash. A partnership between MTV and the Malta Tourism Authority, the free live music event, now in its ninth consecutive year, will return to Il-Fosos Square, Malta on Tuesday 7 July 2015.

Derulo first made the world take notice when he broke onto the s...


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VOCAL POWERHOUSE JESS GLYNNE CONFIRMED TO PERFORM AT THIS SUMMER’S ISLE OF MTV MALTA

Posted by Malta Tourism Authority on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, In : Entertainment 

ISLE OF MTV MALTA

Grammy award winner set to make Malta debut on Tuesday 7th July 2015

MTV and the Malta Tourism Authority have revealed British singer-songwriter and Grammy award winner JESS GLYNNE as the second act to take the stage at this year’s epic summer music festival Isle of MTV Malta. Marking its ninth consecutive year, the free live music event will return to Il-Fosos Square on Tuesday 7 July 2015.

Jess Glynne has shot to international stardom over the last ...


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Third edition of the Malta Jazz Contest launched

Posted by Malta Arts Council on Friday, May 1, 2015, In : Culture 

The Malta Jazz Festival in collaboration with the Valletta 2018 Foundation is proud to present the third edition of the Malta Jazz Contest. The contest gives young Maltese jazz soloists the opportunity to perform in front of a distinguished foreign jury as part of the prestigious annual jazz festival.

The Contest will be held on Sunday 19 July at Ta’ Liesse during the Commonwealth Jazz Day and is open to jazz soloists of Maltese nationality up to the age of 35. Participati...


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Opening night of Fireworks Festival in Marsaxlokk woos the crowds

Posted by Malta Tourism Authority on Sunday, April 26, 2015, In : News 

The first night of the Malta International Fireworks Festival was an outright success with thousands of people turning out to watch the spectacular pyro-musical competition that started at 21:00hrs with a display by St Andrew’s Band Fireworks Factory Factory from Luqa, followed by the first ever Asian display at the Malta International Fireworks Festival by Thailand Fireworks. These were followed by St Mary Fireworks Factory from Ghaxaq and Lourdes Fireworks Factory from Qr...


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Music from Naples

Posted by Teatru Manoel on Wednesday, February 11, 2015, In : Culture 

Teatru Manoel is presenting an exciting and fun evening of music from Naples with the renowned Italian folk singer Lucilla Galeazzi on Wednesday 18th February 2015 at 8pm.

The vastness of the Neapolitan repertoire extends in time over five centuries. Its great variety of forms from instrumental music to vocal music, from serious opera to opera buffa, from villanelle to sacred music, and the important contribution by composers from around the world make the city of Naples “...


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ISLE OF MTV MALTA CONFIRMED FOR 7 JULY 2015

Posted by Malta Tourism Authority on Thursday, February 5, 2015, In : Entertainment 

The Malta Tourism Authority is pleased to announce that for the ninth consecutive year the MTA and MTV will collaborate in producing the Isle of MTV Malta Special concert in Floriana’s historic Il-Fosos Square on Tuesday 7th July 2015 for one of the must-attend highlights of the summer music calendar. 

Isle of MTV is considered to be one of the coolest and most eclectic free European summer music events with a reputation for showcasing some of the biggest names from the in...


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The Gershwin Quartet at the Manoel

Posted by Teatru Manoel on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, In : Culture 
Teatru Manoel is starting this season’s new series of “Wednesdays at the Manoel” with a fantastic evening of eclectic music ranging from classical to modern by The Gershwin Quartet and clarinettist Roman Kuperschmidt on 22 October 2014 at 8pm.
 
The quartet is made up of violinists Michel Gershwin and Natalija Raithel, violist Juri Gilbo, and cellist Dmitrij Gornowskij. They have been performing as an ensemble since 1990. Their repertoire covers a variety of music genres including classic...
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Preview of children’s festival at Notte Bianca

Posted by Arts Council Malta on Friday, September 26, 2014, In : Entertainment 

Going to Notte Bianca with the family but worried the kids might get bored? This year, Żigużajg, the International Arts Festival for Children and Young People, will be running its own children’s and family area at the Upper Barrakka Gardens as part of Notte Bianca.

The programme for the evening will also provide a special preview of this year’s Żigużajg. Highlights include Michael Galea and band, Trevor Zahra, Govann Attard with the Drama Unit and Xarulu' with guest musicians Pete...


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MODERN MUSIC DAYS

Posted by Teatru Manoel on Friday, September 26, 2014, In : Culture 
Avant-Garde Expression in a Baroque Setting
 
Valletta: a Baroque masterpiece; the fortress city; UNESCO World Heritage site; city of the knights. Valletta has many titles, all recalling its rich historical past which lures you into sepia-tinted postcard experience. Yet Modern Music Days is an avant-garde concert series which is about to splash vibrant colours over the historical snapshot.
 
Modern Music Days (MMD) is a brand new international concert series committed to promote 20th century repe...
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MALTA SUMMER CARNIVAL 2014

Posted by Arts Council Malta on Friday, July 25, 2014, In : Culture 

Carnival floats are set to push their way through the main streets of Bugibba and Qawra once again this summer as the Malta Summer Carnival returns to one of the island’s main tourism hotspots.

 

A miniature of the gigantic February Carnival, the Malta Summer Carnival aims to give tourists a taste of the Carnival tradition and culture in Malta, affording a glimpse of the burst of life and colour that is Carnival in Malta.

 

Held on 16 and 17 August, the Malta Summe...


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Cosmos and Cominati join up for a fantastic recital at the Manoel

Posted by Teatru Manoel on Monday, May 12, 2014, In : Entertainment 
Malta's most dynamic chamber group, the Cosmos Wind Ensemble, joins forces with the dazzling Italian pianist Roberto Cominati to present Cosmic Cominati at the Manoel on Tuesday 20th May at 8pm. The concert, a celebration of classics for winds and piano will feature works by Chopin, Nielsen and Grammy award winning jazz composer Paquito D'Rivera. The musicians will take the stage together to close the programme with Mozart's evergreen Serenade for Winds and Piano.
 
Born in Naples in 1969, Robe...
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“Gypsy Devils” open Teatru Manoel’s Performance Season.

Posted by Teatru Manoel on Tuesday, September 17, 2013, In : Culture 

The 2013-2014 performance season at Teatru Manoel starts on Tuesday 24th September with an exciting show by the “Gypsy Devils”. This is a departure from the traditional opening season classical concerts and in the words of Teatru Manoel’s CEO, Ray Attard, “The cocktail of different genres of music which the Gypsy Devils perform in their distinctive style reflects the eclectic programme in place for the rest of this season.”

The “Gypsy Devils” is one of the ...


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