Publication – ‘In the name of the Prince: Maltese Corsairs 1760-1798’

The book written by Liam Gauci entitled ‘In the name of the Prince: Maltese Corsairs 1760-1798’, is the first of its kind dedicated to the lives of these seaborne raiders. These raiders lived within a legal framework. These were not pirates, these were Corsairs. Corsairing was authorized by the state and practised by nearly all […]

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MITA funded startup develops mobile app for Tarxien Temples

During a press conference held at the Tarxien Neolithic Temples, MITA in collaboration with Heritage Malta, launched a mobile application with various interactive audio visual features to enhance visitors’ experience when visiting Tarxien Temples. This will allow visitors to further appreciate the importance of this archaeological site. Parliamentary Secretary Hon. Dr Jose Herrera, addressing the […]

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Inauguration of the Tarxien Temples Project

Part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF 032), the project incorporated the construction of a walkway, a new protective tent sheltering the temples from direct rainfall, solar radiation and ground humidity, and the development of a mobile application that will now complement one’s visit to the temples. The adjacent visitors centre was also refurbished. The Tarxien Temples is now […]

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Ġgantija Temples receive Tourism Award

The Ġgantija Temples Interpretation Centre in Xagħra, Gozo has received a “Highly Commended” Tourism Award by the British Guild of Travel Writers. The announcement took place during the Guild’s annual awards dinner at the Savoy Hotel in London, and was received by Nicoline Sagona, Manager of Gozo Museums and Sites within Heritage Malta.  A “Highly […]

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Heritage Malta launches online shop and seven new publications at Book Festival

This year, Heritage Malta’s participation at the Malta Book Festival has been marked by the launch of a brand new e-commerce website as well as that of no less than seven new publications. On Wednesday 4th November, the Hon Minister for Culture Dr Owen Bonnici together with Heritage Malta’s chairman Dr Joseph Buttigieg launched Heritage […]

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FORT ST ANGELO to open on Saturday and Sunday

Saturday 31st October and Sunday 1st November promise to be two more days not to be missed for all those who have our cultural heritage at heart. Heritage Malta will be opening the gates of Fort St. Angelo for what promises to be a special weekend at the newly restored fort just after its official […]

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CONFERENCE about the Great Siege

With the exhibition at the Grand Master’s Palace open until the 6th of December, Heritage Malta will be holding the penultimate of the series of events in commemoration of the Great Siege of 1565. This final major event will be an international conference which will be held between the 29th and 30th of October at […]

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Reconstruction and Reinstatement of Ta’ Kola Windmill’s Milling Mechanism

And it’s out with the old and in with the new! We’re delighted to announce the completion of another stage in the reconstruction and reinstatement of Ta’ Kola Windmill’s milling mechanism. These before and after photos illustrate the parts of the mechanism that have been reconstructed from scratch, with the exception of the cog-wheel (dawwara) […]

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6180 people visit Fort St Angelo

As part of this year’s Birgufest, on Sunday 11th October, Heritage Malta opened the gates to parts of Fort St. Angelo to the public. Over six thousand visitors took this opportunity to visit the fort and view on-going works on site. The fort will open to the public on a regular basis in the coming months.

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