Budget 2020: Increased investment in culture
The yearly analysis of the national budget conducted by Arts Council Malta reveals an overall increase of 2.7 per cent for culture, with a total budget of €85.8 million for cultural heritage, the arts, media and creative sectors.
Wednesday 16 October 2019
Third edition of ‘Il-Premju għall-Arti’ launched
The coveted Il-Premju għall-Arti, an initiative by Arts Council Malta, within the Ministry for Justice, Culture and Local Government is back for its third edition. The awards will be under the patronage of President of Malta George Vella and will be celebrating excellent and outstanding work premiered throughout the 2018/2019 creative season, contributing to the advancement of Malta’s cultural and creative sectors.
Wednesday 2 October 2019
Investing in our traditions – €150,000 distributed among 29 band clubs
Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government Owen Bonnici announced that a total of 29 musical societies have been awarded € 150,000 amongst them, thanks to a fund focusing on strengthening the cultural work done by these societies. This fund is now in its third year.
Monday 30 September 2019
Panorama Europe Film Festival in New York: Malta’s Limestone Cowboy screened to a full house
The New York premiere screening of Limestone Cowboy, Maltese director Abigail Mallia’s new film, was presented by Arts Council Malta at the prestigious Museum of the Moving Image on May 5th with positive reactions and strong response from the audience. The film was also screened to a packed house at the Bohemian National Hall in Manhattan two days later
Thursday 30 May 2019
Professor Vince Briffa receives prestigious honour in Venice
Arts Council Malta is proud to announce that Professor Vince Briffa, one of the three artists exhibiting at the Malta Pavilion for the 58th Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, has received the prestigious Omaggio all’Arte ed all’Innovazione a Venezia 2019
Monday 20 May 2019
Skema 'Ngħinu Finanzjarjament lis-Soċjetajiet tal-Banda
Il-Kunsill Malti għall-Arti dejjem għaraf l-importanza li għandhom is-soċejtajiet tal-banda fi ħdan l-Għaqda Każini tal-Banda, mhux biss fit-tkattir tal-kultura mużikali imma wkoll fil-ħarsien u t- tisħiħ tat-tradizzjonijiet kulturali f’pajjiżna
Thursday 9 May 2019
Artivisti Programme revamped and extended
Arts Council Malta and Aġenzija Żgħażagħ are launching the applications for the revamped mentoring programme aimed at identifying some of the best young and promising talent across the arts
Tuesday 5 March 2019
Il-Premju għall-Arti 2019 finalists announced
Arts Council Malta has announced the list of nominees for the second edition of Il-Premju għall-Arti, the national arts awards which celebrate the achievements of the cultural and creative sectors
Friday 25 January 2019
Kor Malta launched
Arts Council Malta, within the Ministry for Justice, Culture and Local Government, has launched Kor Malta, an exciting project which sees the country having its own national choir
Thursday 22 November 2018
Music band to receive boost following stolen equipment
The all-female band Cryptic Street is set to receive a boost as Arts Council Malta and the Ministry of Justice, Culture & Local Government have announced that they will be funding the re-purchasing of their stolen equipment
Friday 20 July 2018
Information Sessions on Arts and Culture
Arts Council Malta in collaboration with the Secretariat for Local Government will be organising five information sessions in the five regions of Malta
Monday 25 June 2018
New fund to focus on improving safety in fireworks factories
A new fund will focus on improving safety in fireworks factories as well as contributing to the betterment of the final product, especially due to the prominent role this industry plays in Maltese culture and celebrations
Wednesday 21 March 2018
Budget 2018: Increased investment in culture
The yearly analysis of the national budget conducted by Arts Council Malta reveals an overall increase of 10 per cent for culture, with a total budget of €70 million for cultural heritage, the arts, media and creative sectors
Wednesday 11 October 2017
Young Maltese cultural innovators participate in the Salzburg Global Forum
Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government Owen Bonnici had the opportunity to meet with the first two youths participating in the Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Innovators. This is a partnership agreement between Arts Council Malta and the Salzburg Global Forum, amounting to a total of 30,000 dollars.
Thursday 28 September 2017
Arts Council Malta and MCST sign MOU on the Creative Industries, Science and Technology
The Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST) and Arts Council Malta (ACM) have signed an agreement in the area of the Arts and Science. In particular, the agreement, will encompass attempts to increase participation in culture and the creative industries, increase collaborations between Public Cultural Organisations and encourage interdsiciplinarity between the arts and Science.
Thursday 10 August 2017
New initiative to provide digital access to Maltese musical heritage
Arts Council Malta together with Għaqda Każini tal-Banda and the National Archives of Malta are launching an exciting initiative which aims to address and benefit band clubs in Malta and Gozo and provide digital access of Maltese musical heritage to the public.
Wednesday 17 May 2017
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
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