What’s New – July 15



Malta Jazz Festival 2022

The Danny Grissett Trio − made up of American pianist Danny Grissett, Luca Fattorini on bass and Francesco Ciniglio on drums − and American guitarist John Scofield will perform at Ta’ Liesse, La Valette, tonight at 8 p.m.

Scofield will present his project Yankee come homewith musicians Vincent Archer (bass), John Cowherd (piano) and Josh Dion (drums).

For tickets and more information, visit www.festivals.mt/mjf.

The festival also includes a retrospective exhibition of artwork by the late Charles ‘City’ Gatt at the Phenicia. The exhibition lasts until the end of the month.


MCAST ICA Festival 2022

MCAST’s Institute of Creative Arts has transformed its annual expo into an arts festival, with the goal of reaching out to the community. The festival celebrates creativity and acts as a platform to showcase the hard work of students and their collaboration with relative industry stakeholders.

The event, which runs until July 31 at Spazju Kreattiv in Valletta, includes an art exhibition, interactive media and an art networking event of gaming, photography and graphic design.

For more details, visit https://icafestival.com/, the event’s Facebook page and www.kreattivita.org/en/event/mcast-ica-festival-2022/.


Malta International Food Festival

Valletta hosts for the first time a five-day celebration of local and international culinary traditions, culinary culture, innovation and art next to the Triton Fountain.

The event, which begins daily at 6 p.m., features live cooking shows, exhibitors selling produce, a chill-out area, beer garden and kids’ area.

Lyndsay Pace, Kantera and DBanned will perform live tonight.

The festival ends on Sunday. It will be followed in a few weeks by a smaller Gozo edition. The free street food festival in the parish square of Xewkija will emphasize diversity, with more than seven foreign cuisines, live performances and other entertainment.

For more information, visit the event website www.maltainternationalfoodfestival.com and Facebook page.

DBanned will perform at the Malta International Food Festival tonight at 10 p.m. Photo: René Rossignaud

Hope Logos in Grand Port

Hope Logos, the world’s largest floating book fair is currently moored in Grand Harbour. It offers over 5,000 books covering a wide range of topics including science, sports, hobbies, cooking, arts, medicine, languages ​​and faith.

The ship is open to the public at the Valletta cruise port as follows: Tuesday to Friday and Sunday: 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Saturday: 10am-1pm, 3pm-10pm. It is closed on Mondays.

Admission for 13-64 year olds is €1 per person, while adults aged 65 and over are free. Children under 12 enter free but must be accompanied by an adult.

20th edition of Oħloq Jbissima marathon

The directory Oħloq Jbissima The fundraising marathon organized by the CAM/CPi celebrates its 20th anniversary this weekend.

Funds raised over the years for Maltese missionaries in Peru, Pakistan and the Philippines have helped build schools where poor locals can get an education, clinics where they can get treatment, kitchens where they can have a meal or two a day, centers where to meet and train, and financial assistance to buy their needs, among others.

The marathon is broadcast all weekend on the main local television channels. Anyone wishing to make a donation can do so by calling the following telephone numbers: 5100 2031 for a donation of €20 or 5190 2080 for a donation of €50.

You can also make a donation via the BOV mobile app on 7920 2035 or by sending an SMS worth €11.65 to 5061 9285.

Donations can also be made via ohloqtbissima.com or by sending a check (any amount) to CAM − Oħloq TbissimaSt. Joseph’s House, St. Joseph’s Main Street, Santa Venera, SVR 1010.


Solitary sightings

Ray Forder-Stent, an English artist residing in Malta, has his first solo exhibition at Art by the Seaside Gallery in Senglea until today July 15th. On display are a wide range of oil paintings, based on his keen observations, where he captures his individual point of view on landscapes, people, still lifes and the artistic value of everyday things he notices. on the Maltese Islands. Visit the gallery’s Facebook page for more details.

strange days

An exhibition of fine art prints and paintings by Australian artist Christian Palmer is on at the new Green Shutters Gallery, 27 St Thomas Street, Floriana, through July 23. For more details, follow the Lily Agius Gallery Facebook page.

something about you

10-year investigative exhibition by Marinella Senatore at Blitz in Valletta brings together paintings, drawings, videos, powerful project with Russian protest group Pussy Riot showcasing new site-specific organic sculpture and artwork public art on the historic facade of the Casino de La Valette Maltais.

The exhibition ended with the public performance The School of Narrative Dance on June 30, which brought together more than 100 participants from local groups and communities, and a dance movement in Republic Street, Valletta, in memory of the murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.

The exhibition runs until July 23. For more information, visit https://blitzvalletta.com/.

Humanity at War: Reflections

A photographic exhibition capturing the human side of war by photojournalists Darrin Zammit Lupi and Heidi Levine is underway at the Malta Enterprise offices in Pietà.

Curated by Pamela Baldacchino, it features photos from conflicts in Ukraine, Gaza, Israel, Libya and Bosnia.

The funds raised will go to Ukrainian refugees in Malta and to the construction of the ‘Becs’ junior secondary school in Ethiopia, in memory of Rebecca Zammit Lupi, 15, who died in 2021 of a rare form of cancer.

The exhibition runs until July 23. It is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Contemporary works of art by Alfred Camilleri are on display at MUŻA, Valletta, until July 24. Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit the museumhis Facebook page for more information.

let me be myself

The Anne Frank International Exhibition is presented at Il-Ħaġar Museum, Victoria, until July 25. Opening hours this week: Monday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Visit the museum’s Facebook page for more information and updates.

One of the panels that are part of the Anne Frank exhibition.  Photo: Photos: Shaun Spiteri/TBWA ENGOne of the panels that are part of the Anne Frank exhibition. Photo: Photos: Shaun Spiteri/TBWA ENG


An exhibition of works by Debbie Bonello and Andrew Borg is presented at the Il-Ħaġar Museum, Victoria, until July 25. Opening hours this week: Monday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Visit the museums Facebook for more information and updates.

Color blocking

A colorful exhibition of stone sculptures by Antoine Farrugia is open to the public at the Phenicia Hotel Deep Nature Spa.


An exhibition of watercolors by Sarah Calleja inspired by the Grand Port and its stories opens at Il-Kamra ta’ Fuq in Mqabba today.

The gallery will be open tonight from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. It is open every week from Monday to Saturday from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. and on Sunday from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. More evening hours are announced each week on Il-Kamra ta’ Fuq The Facebook page.

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