Monthly Archive
for: ‘March, 2018’

OPEN DAY at the Inquisitor’s Palace this Saturday 31 March

Faith and tradition have on innumerable accounts gone hand in hand to yield a rich socio-cultural artistic patrimony which can today be considered as an integral part of Maltese identity. Holy week will come to an end this week. It is one of the islands’ strongest religious traditions, and the most intense period in the […]

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The title of Valletta as the European Capital of Culture celebrated in Florence, Italy through the exhibition Valletta Capitale d’Europa

Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government Owen Bonnici and Parliamentary Secretary for Consumer Protection and Valletta 2018 Deo Debattista have visited the exhibition Valletta Capitale d’Europa, in Palazzo Vecchio’s Sala dei Gigli in Florence. This exhibition, celebrating Valletta’s 2018 European Capital of Culture title in Italy, is showcasing Malta maps from the national cartographic […]

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A specialised exhibition showcasing Valletta maps from the national collection in Florence

‘Valletta Capitale d’Europa’ is the title of a specialised exhibition showcasing Malta maps from the MUŻA cartographic collection including two of the Camocio Siege Maps that have just made it to the UNESCO Memory of the World Register. The focused selection of maps on display present the story of Valletta, from the Great Siege of […]

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The winning photos of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition on display at the Citadel

The winning photographs of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition organised by Heritage Malta’s National Museum of Natural History will be exhibited in Gozo at Heritage Malta’s Gozo Area Office in the Citadel. Photographs were submitted for three categories, Flora, Fauna and Marine. Apart from a winning photograph for each category, an overall winner […]

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REDUCED PRICE at the Malta Maritime Museum this weekend

Between Saturday and Monday the Malta Maritime Museum will open for a reduced price of €2 and visitors will have the opportunity to visit the Scale Model Exhibition at the museum. The Malta Maritime Museum charts Malta’s maritime history and lore within a Mediterranean context. It also illustrates the global nature of seafaring and its […]

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OPEN DAY at St Paul’s Catacombs & Domvs Romana on Monday 19th March

On the Feast of St Joseph, Monday 19th March, St Paul’s Catacombs and the Domvs Romana (both in Rabat) will be open for free. Visit St Paul’s Catacombs, the largest late-Roman underground cemetery in Malta! It provides the earliest and largest archaeological evidence of Christianity on the island. Then head to the Domvs Romana, home […]

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Tal-Mintna Catacombs and the chapel at Ħal Millieri open for free to the public this Sunday

After the high demand and success achieved last year, Heritage Malta and Din l-Art Ħelwa, with the collaboration of the Mqabba Local Council, will be opening again their two historical sites to the general public on Sunday 18th March 2018. Heritage Malta will open Tal-Mintna Catacombs while Din l-Art Ħelwa will open the Chapel of […]

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Indigenous trees planted at St Paul’s Catacombs

Heritage Malta teamed up with Grow 10 Trees Project and planted a number of indigenous trees at St Paul’s Catacombs complex in Rabat. These trees were donated by members of the Grow 10 Trees Project and were planted at this important archaeological site as part of Heritage Malta’s commitments towards the environment. The trees: 2 […]

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The Schranz Family of Artists – A Journey of Rediscovery

The Schranz Family of Artists – A Journey of Rediscovery is a much awaited exhibition marking the bicentenary of the Schranz artists’ family’s arrival in Malta in 1818. This exhibition was inaugurated on Friday evening by Her Excellency Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of the Republic of Malta, at Fort St Elmo which will host the […]

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Dark Tales of Mdina

Following the success of the Dark Tales series, Heritage Malta is organising an animated tour based on dark tales entwined with the magnificent history of Mdina. The history of Mdina traces back thousands of years; it is one of Europe’s finest examples of an ancient walled city. Participants will walk through the narrow streets of […]

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