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 their respective careers...
Let’s get sequential | Comic strip illustrator Karrie Fransman
Last month, the acclaimed British graphic novelist and comic strip illustrator Karrie Fransman was invited by the Valletta 2018 Foundation to head workshops on how comics can help...
[WATCH] State of Valletta infrastructure and cleaning service ‘unacceptable’ – Jason Micallef

Valletta 2018 Foundation chairms calls on authorities to take responsibility for the sorry state of the capital’s garbage collection system, road...

Valletta 2018 Foundation chairms calls on authorities to...

The soundscape of the sea

Ahead of Valletta 2018’s first flagship event – the term gets a literal edge here – we spoke to Maltese musician and composer Mario Sammut...

Ahead of Valletta 2018’s first flagship event –...

Pageant of the Seas to mark first large-scale event for V18

Valletta Pageant of the Seas, one of the flagship events of the Valletta 2018...

Valletta Pageant of the Seas, one of the flagship events of...

V18 Foundation appeals for the safeguarding of national heritage

'National heritage pollution is no longer acceptable', Jason Micallef...

'National heritage pollution is no longer...

[WATCH] European Commission registers Valletta 2018 progress

Following a somewhat damning report last September, the Valletta 2018...

Following a somewhat damning report last September, the...

Valletta: more than just a museum city

A new Valletta 2018 Foundation initiative, Naqsam il-MUZA, places the capital city’s residents at its centre. Could projects of this kind be the solution...

A new Valletta 2018 Foundation initiative, Naqsam il-MUZA,...

Valletta residents pick artworks for ‘Naqsam il-MUZA’ project

As the Fine Arts Museum transitions to MUZA, Valletta residents pick ten...

As the Fine Arts Museum transitions to MUZA, Valletta...

Valletta 2018 seminar: Design crucial for Malta's creative economy

Economist Kevin Vella suggests that design is the way forward to strengthen...

Economist Kevin Vella suggests that design is the way...

Valletta 2018 launches Tal-Kultura volunteer programme

The programme aims to attract volunteers from all sectors of society to take...

The programme aims to attract volunteers from all sectors...

Austrian theatre founder hired as V18 advisor

Airan Berg will work with V18 Foundation on 'overall artistic aspect with...

Airan Berg will work with V18 Foundation on 'overall...

Mario, the tip of the iceberg

The resignation of Valletta 2018 assistant artistic director Sean Buhagiar, following a clash with his infamously volatile former colleague and superior Mario...

The resignation of Valletta 2018 assistant artistic...

Updated | V18 rebuts 'serious and false' allegations by PN

Nationalist party claims Mario Philip Azzopardi’s management style...

Nationalist party claims Mario Philip Azzopardi’s...

[WATCH] Despite falling out with Mario Philip Azzopardi, Sean Buhagiar to collaborate on V18 projects

Despite resignation, former assistant artistic director Sean Buhagiar will continue “collaborating” with Valletta 2018, Chairman Jason Micallef...

Despite resignation, former assistant artistic director...

Valletta 2018 resignation puts culture sector appointments into question – Cremona

Theatre studies lecturer Vicki-Ann Cremona says the recent resignation of the deputy director of V18 points to a deeper institutional problem

Theatre studies lecturer Vicki-Ann Cremona says the recent...

Valletta lagging behind in cultural facilities satisfaction

Only 16% of Valletta residents are “very satisfied” with cultural...

Only 16% of Valletta residents are “very...

‘Poetry in potato bags’ sees rural-literary cultural exchange between Malta and the Netherlands

Valletta 2018-sponsored initiative sees ‘cultural exchange’ of poetry via potato sacks travelling between Malta and Netherlands – reading...

Valletta 2018-sponsored initiative sees ‘cultural...

Valletta 2018 Foundation, Open Works Lab announce three-year collaboration

Focusing on work that is both innovative and long-lasting in impact, this collaboration will see the development and launch of a series of cultural and...

Focusing on work that is both innovative and long-lasting...

Storyworks script development programme opens for applicants

International tutors will help participants whip film outlines into...

International tutors will help participants whip film...