Monthly Archive
for: ‘June, 2019’

Heritage Malta Passport Visa holders invited to a Military Marsalforn Trail

On Sunday, July 7, all those students who have acquired their Heritage Malta Passport Visa, are invited to attend to an exclusive tour of a fougasse and the Qolla l-Bajda Battery, both located at Marsalforn. This visa is given to students once they collect ten different stamps in their passport during visits to ten different […]

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Launch of exhibition ‘Ta’ Ġawhar Tower – Gold, Bread and Fire’

At least five ancient round towers have survived in various degrees of preservation on the island of Malta, with most of them lying in the area of Żurrieq, Mqabba and Ħal Safi. The function of these towers is still a matter of debate especially since it is not clear whether they formed part of a […]

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Sunset Tour at Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra Archaeological Park

Heritage Malta is offering the public the opportunity to explore Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra Archaeological Park in the evening by organising a sunset heritage trail on Friday 5th July. The event will include a visit to the two unique prehistoric sites of Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra Temples, as well as the surrounding Mediterranean garigue landscape […]

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End your week with a touch of adventure

Heritage Malta is inviting the public for an adventurous evening at Għar Dalam which will include a guided tour of the oldest prehistoric site in Malta and a visit to Ta’ Kaċċatura where one finds a Roman villa and cistern, a number of cart ruts and tombs all set in a very tranquil environment. Following […]

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Heritage Malta calls for former service personnel at HMS St Angelo

Veterans’ recollections to be filmed and recorded during Memory Box Following the positive response to the current exhibition ‘Behind Closed Doors: Fort St Angelo & the Royal Navy 1906-1979’, Heritage Malta is inviting the public to participate in the event ‘Memory Box’ which is being held at Fort St Angelo on Friday, 21st June. A […]

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Experience the summer solstice

On Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd June, Heritage Malta is once again organising guided tours of the temples of Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra to mark the summer solstice. At sunrise on the first day of summer, the sun can be seen rising in particular alignment with these sites. Although it is not known for certain […]

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Rare opportunity to visit San Pawl Milqi and St Paul’s Islands

On Saturday, 22nd June, Heritage Malta is organising an exceptional guided tour to the archaeological site of San Pawl Milqi in Burmarrad and to the legendary St Paul’s Islands located off Selmun. According to tradition, both sites are directly linked to none other than the Apostle Paul himself at around A.D. 60. The site of San […]

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‘Culhat al Belt: Sette Giugno 1919-2019’

In commemoration of the centenary of the 7th June 1919 riots, Heritage Malta in collaboration with the National Archives has launched the exhibition ‘Culhat al Belt: Sette Giugno 1919-2019’. The exhibition will be held at the Parliament House in Valletta till 31st August 2019, then it will move to the National Museum of Archaeology in […]

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Enchanting musical evening at Tarxien Temples

On Saturday, 15th June, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Tarxien Temples will turn into a unique setting for a musical evening offered by Heritage Malta in collaboration with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO). Through this event, Heritage Malta is joining a number of museums and heritage sites across European cities as part of the European […]

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Open Day at the National Museum of Natural History

On Sunday, 9th June, Heritage Malta is organising an Open Day at the National Museum of Natural History in Mdina where the public is invited to visit the museum and enjoy the activities taking place on the day. At 10.00am, Heritage Malta Senior Curator John J Borg will deliver an hour-long public lecture, ‘The History […]

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