What's On July 10

The week ahead.


Welcoming the End of the World

A humorous performance by Laboratorio Castaldo held at Auberge d’Italie, Valletta from 21:00. Directed by Domenico Castaldo and Mario Frendo. Actors include Domenico Castaldo, Katia Capato, Domenico Castaldo, Felipe Arellano, Juan Pablo Corvalan, Patricio Yovane, Marta Laneri, Francesca Netto. Entrance is free.

JULY 12-14

Workshop on Actor Training

A workshop conducted by Domenico Castaldo at MITP Theatre, Valleta. Held between 17:00 to 20:00 on July 12 and July 13 and 10:00-13:00 on July 14. Participation is at €30. For info and booking send an email to [email protected].

JULY 12, 13


A modern ‘dance-drama’ put up by State Opera and Ballet of Turkey at Argotti Gardens, Floriana at 21:00. Dancers include Arkın Zirek, Ejder Keskin, Onur Tunay, Can Tunalı, Burak Kayıhan, Dolun Doyran, Kıvanç Ekin, Oliver Spence, Murat Özdemir, Bahadır Ovacıklı, Egemen Kement, Benan Göktan, Hakan Odabaşı, Ender Üçdemir, İlke Kodal, Özlem Şenormanlılar, Deniz Aygör, Deniz Alp, Esra Taner, Aslı Güneş Sümer, Ilgaz Erdağ, Aslı Çilek, Y. Emre Kaynarsu, with choreography by Beyhan Murphy. Tickets are at €15 with €10 concessions.


Enrico Dindo plays Bach

Renowned cellist Enrico Dindo will be performing at St Augustine Church, Valletta from 21:00. Entrance is free. Tickets for all shows can be booked from maltaticket.com or purchased from Agenda, Exotique, Bookends outlets, Newskiosk, and Mdina Kiosk. For more information and the full programme, log on to http://www.maltaartsfestival.org/.



Gianpula Fridays 17 nights of partying (starting from May 27) featuring DJs Pierre Cordina, Tony Tony, Clayton J, JJoy, Ruby, Joseph Armani, Toby, MyKill and Carl Bee at the Main Room and Groove Gardens of Gianpula, limits of Rabat from 23:00 till 04:00. Entrance is at €6. FRIDAYS Bridge Bar Jazz Nights Live jazz every Friday night at Bridge Bar, by Victoria Gate, Valletta from 21:00. Line up of locally established jazz musicians includes Marc Galea, Lawrie Simpson, Walter Vella, Effie Azzopardi and Eric Santucci. The schedule will also include some foreign surprises, visiting sporadically through the summer.


Marsovin Summer Wine Festival

Evenings of wine and music at Hastings Garden, Valletta from 20:00. Entrance is at €10 and includes a wine glass, two €2 wine token and 12.50c wine tokens. Free entrance for youths under the age of 17 if accompanied by an adult – though they may not consume any wine.



White Sea (Bahar Abjad)

Performance by rubberbodies collective at St James Cavalier, Valletta at 20:00. Directed by Jimmy Grima, with performances by Ira Melkonyan and Rebecca Camilleri and music by Mario Sammut aka Cygna. Tickets at €15 can be booked from http://sjcav.org/ or by calling 21 223200. Rated PG.



19th Century Souvenir Illustrations of the Ggantija Temples

Exhibition of 19th century souvenirs illustrations related to the Ġgantija temples at the Citadel, Gozo Area Exhibition Hall, Victoria. Opening hours: 09:00 till 17:00 in the evening and on Saturday from 09:00 till noon.


Contemporary sound installations

The Malta Association for Contemporary Music and St James Cavalier present an exhibition of installation art and contemporary music. The installations portray the work of visual artists Ruth Bianco, Austin Camilleri and Pierre Portelli in collaboration with music composers Mariella Cassar, Albert Garcia and Reuben Pace. This project is part of the Contemporary Sounds music series: introducing contemporary music to new audiences in unexpected settings.



Patches Summer Edition The grassroots artisan market returns to the Upper Barrakka Gardens, Valletta for its 7th edition, running from 16:30 until late in the evening, with music from Monobrowmp and Claire Tonna. The market will consist of over 50 stalls with local artisans selling their handmade wares. For a full list of participants and more information, log on to www.patchesmarket.com or search for ‘Patches Market’ on Facebook.