This year’s edition of Għanafest was launched by Arts Council Malta following the traditional San Girgor mass in Żejtun, just before a group of għannejja and musicians made their way to Marsaxlokk on animal-drawn carts.
Thursday 20 April 2017
Jum San Girgor – 19th April 2017
Deeply rooted in Malta's history, the feast of San Girgor has been a popular traditional event since the 1500s.
Wednesday 19 April 2017
Viva t-Teatru: World Theatre Day 2017
Since 1962, World Theatre Day, set by the International Theatre Institute, has been celebrated by theatre professionals, theatre organisations, theatre universities and theatre lovers all over the world on the 27th of March
Tuesday 14 March 2017
Launch of Rock’n Malta
Festivals Malta has announced a new cultural initiative to add to its already busy calendar
Wednesday 8 March 2017
Project Development Workshop for Band Clubs
ACM will be organising a Project Development Workshop specifically dedicated to band clubs on Saturday 11th March between 09:00 and 15:00 at Tal-Virtu’ Seminary in Rabat
Friday 24 February 2017
Uċuħ Ġodda, Kitba Ġdida – Premju Francis Ebejer
An evening of readings from the shortlisted scripts of the Premju Francis Ebejer will take place on 21 February at 6:30pm – 8:45pm at the Manoel Theatre Studio, Valletta
Wednesday 8 February 2017
Film Distribution Grants Programme
As part of the Government's strategy to aid and foster the local film industry and as part of Malta’s internationalisation strategy for the cultural and creative sectors, the Malta Film Commission (MFC) together with Arts Council Malta (ACM) is launching a match funding grant programme for Film Distribution. This funding programme will be administered by the Malta Film Commission.
Thursday 29 December 2016
Malta represented at the New Literature from Europe Festival in New York
Between Dec 7th and 10th, the Arts Council Malta in NY in association with the National Book Council (Malta) presented leading contemporary Maltese poet and novelist Immanuel Mifsud, winner of the European Union Prize for Literature (2011) and both the Malta National Award for Prose (2002, 2015) and for Poetry (2015), at the New Literature from Europe Festival in New York City
Friday 23 December 2016
The President’s New Year’s Concert
On 31st December, the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra will ring in the New Year in style with a performance of operatic arias and rousing orchestral music in a very special New Year’s Concert presented by Arts Council Malta and the Office of the President
Tuesday 20 December 2016
THIS IS ABILITY arts platform
THIS IS ABILITY is a mini festival celebrating the work of local and European disabled artists
Friday 2 December 2016
National Cribs Competition 2016
The call for applications for the Christmas Crib Competition organised by Arts Council Malta is now open
Friday 25 November 2016
ACM and Valletta 2018 welcome ERDF Fund Announcement
Arts Council Malta and the Valletta 2018 Foundation welcome the announcement that EUR50 million in ERDF funding (European Regional Development Fund) have been allocated for the development of cultural projects and the restoration of heritage sites
Tuesday 11 October 2016
Notte Bianca 1st October 2016 - Another success story
Valletta’s favourite Saturday happened with a bang this year. 100 events. Over 1,000 creative participants. More than 70,000 visitors experienced the largest cultural event in Valletta. This year’s Notte Bianca returned bigger and better than ever
Tuesday 4 October 2016
Notte Bianca 2016 - logistical information
“While the focus of Notte Bianca is its artistic and cultural events, the success of an event on this scale is also dependent on the practical logistics,” explained Artistic Director Sean Buhagiar. “
Thursday 29 September 2016
Three Palaces Festival programme announced
“Festivals are about connecting all of us who love music and art. Live performances are exchanges between artists and audiences that help us share vital and essential emotional experiences.” - Peter Manning, Artistic Director
Wednesday 27 July 2016
Malta Jazz Festival 2016
Last preparations are underway for the Malta Jazz Festival, which will be running from 21 till 23 July and will feature some of the top-notch world artists such as Snarky Puppy, Omer Vital and Marcus Roberts.
Monday 11 July 2016
Information sessions - Funding programmes
Arts Council Malta, in collaboration with The Parliament Secretary for Local Government and Valletta 2018 Foundation, will be organising information sessions for the five regions of the Maltese Islands about the portfolio of funds administered by Arts Council Malta.
Friday 27 May 2016
Uriah Heep live in Malta
29 July will be a day of celebration for all Maltese rock fans. The legendary classic rock band Uriah Heep will perform live at Ta’ Liesse, Grand Harbour, Valletta.
Monday 16 May 2016
The Malta Jazz Festival 2016
The Malta Jazz Festival, which is one of the longest running and highly-acclaimed festivals organised by Arts Council Malta, is back with a new format under the artistic direction of Sandro Zerafa.
Thursday 21 April 2016
Malta International Arts Festival 2016
The 11th edition of the Malta International Arts Festival (MIAF), which will be taking place from the 8th to the 18th July, was launched by the Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government Hon. Dr Owen Bonnici and Arts Council Malta.
Thursday 21 April 2016
Għanafest: World Music Festival 2016
The sound of French troubadour music, eclectic Estonian music and atmospheric Tuareg arrangements will be part of Għanafest’s programme for this year at Argotti Gardens, under the new artistic direction of Renzo Spiteri.
Thursday 21 April 2016
Launch of Gozo Cultural Support Programme
Gozo’s cultural calendar is set to receive a boost thanks to a new initiative which aims to support the professionalisation and development of four leading artistic organisations.
Tuesday 5 April 2016
Workshop on pitching - KulturaTV
Arts Council Malta, in collaboration with the NISI MASA European Network of Young Cinema, is organising a workshop for all prospective applicants of the KulturaTV fund.
Thursday 24 March 2016
The Young Audience Film Day is back!
Already in its fifth edition, the Young Audience Film Day and accompanying Young Audience Award will be held on May 8, 2016.
Monday 21 March 2016
Launch of the Research Support Grant
Arts Council Malta has just launched the Research Support Grant, one of the strands of the newly-redesigned Malta Arts Fund.
Thursday 17 March 2016
Carnival activities this year, will not be limited to Valletta but will also be organised in other towns and villages.
Thursday 28 January 2016
Application for bursaries - 7th World Summit on Arts and Culture
The International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies and Arts Council Malta are pleased to advise that some assistance will be available to enable delegates from developing countries to attend the 7th World Summit on Arts and Culture being held in Malta from 18 to 21 October 2016.
Tuesday 26 January 2016
ACMLab - Crowdfunding the Arts
Do you want to know more about Malta’s first crowd-funding platform? Are you interested in applying for the Malta Arts Fund? Do you want to know more about how we are collaborating with ZAAR?
Friday 15 January 2016
World Summit on Arts and Culture in Malta
The 7th World Summit on Arts and Culture is being held at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta between October 18 and October 21, 2016.
Sunday 13 December 2015
Proposing a way forward for the arts
Arts Council Malta will be holding its first national conference, highlighting the strategic focus of the Council for the next five years.
Thursday 3 December 2015