NYICFF Long Takes, Feature Films & Series Recs for Family Fun and Inspiration
The New York International Children's Film Festival (NYICFF), a festival that Arts Council Malta takes part in, is working hard to quickly adapt to working, learning, and entertaining yourselves and your kids at home.
Wednesday 25 March 2020
ŻfinMalta featured on The Wallstreet International front-page
Malta’s national repertory dance company ŻfinMalta has featured on the Entertainment front page of The Wallstreet International, complete with front-page image, in a review penned by noted dance essayist and critic Marinella Guatterini.
Thursday 8 August 2019
Friday’s 09/02/18 Carnival activities cancelled – floats will make their way to Valletta on Saturday morning
Tonight’s Carnival activities are cancelled due to the stormy weather that has hit the Maltese islands. The Carnival floats will make their way from Marsa to Valletta under a specially installed protective tent on Saturday morning instead.
Friday 9 February 2018
Malta Carnival 2018 with events and activities that aim to enhance and strengthen an inclusive culture
Building up on the success of previous years, the 2018 edition of the Malta Carnival has a number of firsts which range from an increase in the diversity of overall activities as well as a larger number of participants. Moreover, this year’s edition will see an increase of around 12% in the allocated budget from the previous edition.
Friday 2 February 2018
Another successful Notte Bianca
Yet another successful Notte Bianca has been accomplished with visitors flocking Valletta in the thousands for the largest festival in Malta to experience the quality entertainment provided. An estimate of more than 70,000 people visited the capital to attend 90 different events spanning all the arts sectors performed within the settings offered by the capital’s architectural heritage, across the four corners of the City.
Monday 9 October 2017
Notte Bianca ups the ante for 2017 edition
Notte Bianca will return to Valletta in spectacular fashion on Saturday the 7th of October with a carefully curated programme put together by the Notte Bianca team together with the Arts Council Malta, which draws from all the myriad facets of the creative sphere
Thursday 5 October 2017
Two summer festivals reach wider audience
Arts Council Malta is proud to report the success of two of its primary summer festivals held between the end of June and 22 July. Apart from the increase in the number of attendees, the Council is pleased to note the Malta International Arts Festival and the Malta Jazz Festival have continued to develop and reach a wider audience
Tuesday 3 October 2017
Malta International Arts Festival 2017
The Malta International Arts Festival will be taking place in Valletta from the 29th June till 16th July 2017.
Friday 28 April 2017
Għanafest 2017
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
First edition of the Malta World Music Festival to take place this May
Festivals Malta announced the launch of the Malta World Music Festival (MWMF), with its first edition being held on the 19th and 20th May at Fort St Elmo, Valletta
Wednesday 8 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
Competition for the best Carnival costume 2017 is now open!
Arts Council Malta is announcing the national competition for the best Carnival costume, which is happening on Tuesday 28 February 2017 noon in Pjazza Teatru Rjal, Valletta
Tuesday 21 February 2017
Carnival 2017: a step away from making the Carnival Project a dream come true
The programme for the Carnival celebrations was announced today during a press conference at Pjazza Teatru Rjal
Wednesday 15 February 2017
World-renowned theatre group to host performance workshop for Notte Bianca 2017
Applications open for Notte Bianca 2017
Wednesday 11 January 2017
The list of participants at the National Cribs Competition 2016 is now out
This year the competition has six categories: mechanical crib, static large crib; biblical and other styles, small crib, medium crib and original crib
Friday 16 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
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 - Valletta will be buzzing with activity like never before!
On Saturday 1st October, Valletta's streets and venues will come alive with a varied programme of innovative arts and entertainment
Friday 23 September 2016
Summer Carnival - parade along the Marsascala promenade
For the first time in four years, this year's festivities will include the introduction of a carnival parade along the Marsascala promenade on Sunday 21st from 19:00 onwards
Wednesday 10 August 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
Malta International Arts Festival 2016 kicks off tomorrow
Malta International Arts Festival kick offs tomorrow at 9pm with two performances.
Thursday 7 July 2016
Final two events for the MIAF 2016 announced, early bird tickets are now on sale
The final two events for the Malta International Arts Festival 2016 have been announced, early bird tickets are now on sale.
Monday 16 May 2016
Dance, acrobatics and music at this year's MIAF
Dance, acrobatics and music make up this week’s events for the Malta International Arts Festival (MIAF), organised by Arts Council Malta, taking place this July.
Tuesday 3 May 2016
BalletBoyz at this year's Malta International Arts Festival (MIAF)
A performance by BalletBoyz is the highlight of this week’s events announced by Arts Council Malta as part of the Malta International Arts Festival (MIAF).
Monday 25 April 2016
More events at this year's Malta International Arts Festival
Arts Council Malta announced two more events for this year’s Malta International Arts Festival (MIAF), which will be taking place between the 8th and 18th July in various locations.
Thursday 21 April 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
Contemporary dance and music at the Malta International Arts Festival 2016
Contemporary dance and music make up the two events launched by Arts Council Malta, as part of the Malta International Arts Festival (MIAF) launched last week.
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
40th edition of L-Għanja tal-Poplu - Festival Kanzunetta Maltija
L-Għanja tal-Poplu - Festival Kanzunetta Maltija which, this year, will be held on the 7th and 9th July, is the result of a collective effort meant to highlight the importance of songs in the Maltese language.
Monday 21 March 2016
Carnival 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