‘It’s bizarre how some people in funding bodies perceive critique as an affront’
Now freed from institutional shackles following his controversial dismissal from the Valletta 2018 Foundation, Karsten Xuereb sits down with Teodor Reljic for a frank chat...
Cities of justice: Reclaiming Valletta from the market forces of gentrification
Amsterdam-based professor and writer Sebastian Olma takes part in Living Cities, Livable Spaces: Placemaking – an upcoming conference organised by the Valletta 2018...
Bank of Valletta named preferred partner of Valletta 2018 Foundation

The partnership was announced during a brief ceremony held at The House of The...

The partnership was announced during a brief ceremony held...

New Valletta 2018 Foundation premises inaugurated

The move was made necessary by the fact that the management team has grown...

The move was made necessary by the fact that the management...

[WATCH] Culture Minister insists V18 transfers to satisfy ‘organisational needs’

Culture Minister Owen Bonnici denies allegations that high-profile transfers at Valletta 2018 Foundation were politically motivated

Culture Minister Owen Bonnici denies allegations that...

Catherine Tabone is V18’s new executive director

Former executive director Karsten Xuereb will be taking up a new role within...

Former executive director Karsten Xuereb will be taking up...

Swing to the music as BANDLI returns for second edition

Contemporary music takes the leap from theatre to piazza in BANDLI, where the...

Contemporary music takes the leap from theatre to piazza in...

Multiple dismissals at V18, Arts Council months before start of events

In 2012, Valletta was chosen to be the 2018 European Capital of Culture: but just six months before the major event, a number of individuals have been...

In 2012, Valletta was chosen to be the 2018 European...

19 local designers to hit Malta Fashion Week

Around 19 local designers will be showcasing their work at this...

Around 19 local designers will be showcasing their work at...

Valletta 2018 chairman wants Malta to get cracking for 2030 capital of culture bid

Local councils seeking cash from the culture fund will be obliged to submit a three-year strategic plan to benefit from the €750,000 allocated for events

Local councils seeking cash from the culture fund will be...

[WATCH] V18 Foundation receives €1.5m grant from European Comission

Valletta 2018 Foundation takes €1.5 million grant from the European...

Valletta 2018 Foundation takes €1.5 million grant...

Malta's monuments: The art of combustion

As the ‘Flame’ and its marking of a new political milestone fuels debate on the haphazard planning of monuments in the capital city, experts warn...

As the ‘Flame’ and its marking of a new...

V18 Foundation clinches Melina Mercouri prize and €1 million grant

The prize, named after the Greek actress Melina Mercouri, was awarded in...

The prize, named after the Greek actress Melina Mercouri,...

Malta’s tunnel ferry from Valletta to Sliema clinches UNESCO’s green light

It will take just 20 minutes to travel from Sliema to the Three Cities thanks to a tunnel ferry system that will connect harbour towns and capital Valletta

It will take just 20 minutes to travel from Sliema to the...

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[WATCH] V18 programme intended to leave a lasting legacy, according to V18 chairman

Jason Micallef calls on both parties to commit to keeping the talent at the V18 foundation beyond 2018

Jason Micallef calls on both parties to commit to keeping...

Valletta is the guardian of our national story. Let it be told and understood

Monuments serve as a dialogue of history orchestrated by the state towards its populace: so presenting past personages in an abstract form points to a lack of...

Monuments serve as a dialogue of history orchestrated by...

2016 in review | Malta’s most prominent creative practitioners give us their verdict

We asked some of Malta’s most prominent creative practitioners to give us their verdict on 2016 – how this otherwise tumultuous year fared for...

We asked some of Malta’s most prominent creative...

Let’s get sequential | Comic strip illustrator Karrie Fransman

Last month, the acclaimed British graphic novelist and comic strip illustrator...

Last month, the acclaimed British graphic novelist and...

Film director Mario Philip Azzopardi paid €80,000 for top V18 post

Film director Mario Philip Azzopardi is raking in just under €80,000...

Film director Mario Philip Azzopardi is raking in just...

Bridging the generation gap with fun and games | Anna Formosa

Teodor Reljic speaks to Anna Formosa, the coordinator of the Darba Waħda...

Teodor Reljic speaks to Anna Formosa, the coordinator...