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Malta Jazz Festival 2012

Ten reasons to go to the Malta Jazz Festival 2012

In 21 years, we’ve only missed one Malta Jazz Festival. Kicking off on 19 July, the next three nights sees us happily there again. Here’s why…

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Glen Vella, Malta's 2011 Eurovision Song Contest entrant

Eurovision – the pundits predict

Malta’s Glen Vella has one chance with ‘One Life’. But his fate was perhaps already written before he went on stage. We look at the predictability of Eurovision Song Contests.

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medieval knights

Caught on film: Mdina Medieval festival

Thinking of going to Mdina Medieval Festival, Sunday 8th? Watch this for a taster. If you’re not in Malta right now, don’t worry, they’ll all be back next year this time for a re-run.

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Mdina Medieval Festival

Mdina Medieval Festival, 7-8 May

It’s that time of year for medieval madness in Mdina. Kids love it, and adults get to be kids. Whatever the weather, go enjoy!

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Strawberry fields forever

A record-breaking strawberry gateau and a cupcake competition. What more excuse do you need to get yourself to the Mgarr Strawberry Festival this Sunday, 10th April?

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The long Good Friday

Good Friday in Malta is a cocktail of processions, rattles and carcades to seven churches.

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Choirs tune up this weekend

Let the best voices win! This weekend’s Malta International Choir festival may be in the spirit of unity and peace, but there’s a strong competitive edge to it all as well!

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birgu by candelight

Birgu Festival revives a city

This weekend, 7-9 October, sees Birgu (Vittoriosa) come alive. It highlights Birgu’s glorious past and celebrates Malta’s oldest maritime city.

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One night in Valletta: Notte Bianca

Notte Bianca, from the Italian ‘white nights’ is synonymous in Malta with one long, lively night of events in Valletta. Eat, drink, dance and be merry! See Valletta as it rarely is…

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The Stage is set for Malta Jazz

The Malta Jazz Festival kicks off tonight, so get there early to see the first act, the Brad Mehldau Trio, get things rolling.

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Rollerskates and burlesque

One of the first acts to kick off Malta Arts Festival was Barroco Roll. Yes, exactly that – Baroque burlesque on roller skates! Don’t miss other wonderful festival acts in the next three weeks.

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Roll over ‘Gladiator’, we’ve Maltese film makers!

There’s no shortage of panache and passion at the Malta International Short Film TV Festival. Malta may be on the map for the filming of blockbusters like Gladiator, but its tribe of homegrown movie makers is growing!

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Malta’s Rocking this Summer!

Three music events that will rock anyone’s stay in Malta this summer. We’ve chosen unique events to suit a variety of tastes, and ones that cover June, July and September – well, everyone’s on shutdown in Malta in August!

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Art house Cinema Kinemastik

Kinemastik stands for all things art house and fringe in Malta’s cinema. Catch its short film night, ‘Exploding Cinema’, this Saturday, 30 May

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