Mintoff got Zorba the Greek composer to pen Malta’s Freedom Day hymn in 1979
Labour premier got Marxist rebel Mikis Theodorakis to write hymn commemorating Malta’s Freedom Day in 1979
Record 37 exhibitors participating in Malta Book Festival
Array of book-related activities, book launches, presentations of special interest books, readings and activities targeted to all ages
Malta Book Festival returns with in-person celebration of books and authors

The biggest celebration of book culture in the Maltese islands provides parents, teens, and children of all ages with a unique encounter with the wealth of...

The biggest celebration of book culture in the Maltese...

Malta set for Ridley Scott’s Napoleon epic ‘Kitbag’ with Joaquin Phoenix

Hollywood giant who filmed Gladiator in Malta back in 2000 set to return in early 2022 for Napoleon flick

Hollywood giant who filmed Gladiator in Malta back in 2000...

Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies aged 80

Legendary Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dead at 80

Legendary Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dead at 80

Scream My Name is latest single from Juno Valdez

Singer-songrwiter Juno Valdez releases fresh urban pop number with...

Singer-songrwiter Juno Valdez releases fresh urban pop...

Film review | Is-Sriep Reġgħu Saru Velenużi: island thriller takes a trip to the 1980s

Adaptation of Alex Vella Gera novel whose twist allows it to stay afloat in a sea of difficult character interpretations, politics and power

Adaptation of Alex Vella Gera novel whose twist allows...

National Book Prize and Terramaxka Prize shortlist announced

The shortlists include 62 titles and 46 books for the National Book...

The shortlists include 62 titles and 46 books for...

[WATCH] Luzzu director: 'You don't need a Hollywood budget to make a good film, just a story to tell'

Luzzu director Alex Camilleri says industry must shed the idea that a big budget is needed to make a good film 

Luzzu director Alex Camilleri says industry must shed...

‘Sriep’ trailer gets higher rating than Hollywood blockbusters

At 15+ rating for trailer alone, A Vipers’ Pit’s plot on fictional...

At 15+ rating for trailer alone, A Vipers’...

[WATCH] Rachel Lowell releases new single 'You & I' in collaboration with producer Ryan Paul

Singer Rachel Lowell releases new single with popular music producer Ryan Paul

Singer Rachel Lowell releases new single with popular...

Malta Book Festival: A pint with Irvine Welsh

Irvine Welsh, the international guest of the 2021 Malta Book Festival,...

Irvine Welsh, the international guest of the 2021...

Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh is star guest at Malta Book Festival

Welsh will be taking part in discussions that will centre on his life and works, and his influence on Maltese literature

Welsh will be taking part in discussions that will centre...

Joseph Calleja impresses at the Symphonic Middle East festival in Dubai

Joseph Calleja delivered his first-ever concert in Dubai as part of the inaugural edition of the Symphonic Middle East festival

Joseph Calleja delivered his first-ever concert in Dubai as...

National Book Council reveals poster for Malta Book Festival 2021

The Malta Book Festival will be held between 3 and 7 November at the...

The Malta Book Festival will be held between 3 and 7...

Labour publisher SKS ‘unaware of directive’ to pull Mintoff biography

Biography of former Labour prime minister courting controversy for private family life revelations still being sold by party’s publishing arm SKS

Biography of former Labour prime minister courting...

Book Council wants repeal of Copyright Act, resignation of ministerial appointees

National Book Council denounces Maltese transposition of European copyright laws, calls for copyright board to be appointed by stakeholders not government

National Book Council denounces Maltese transposition of...

Mintoff daughters accuse Montebello biography of ‘unsubstantiated allegations, hearsay and lies’

Dom Mintoff daughters Yana Bland and Anne McKenna issue statement disassociating themselves from Mark Montebello biography

Dom Mintoff daughters Yana Bland and Anne McKenna issue...

Dom in the flesh: carnal passions of the great socialist

Unprecedented access to his personal memoirs and his confidants have given us...

Unprecedented access to his personal memoirs and his...

[WATCH] Fabrizio Faniello releases remix of Eurovision hit Another Summer Night

The remix features a surprise guest, Fabrizio Faniello's sister Claudia

The remix features a surprise guest, Fabrizio...