Category: Culture

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A Step Forward

A sneak preview of tonight’s final performance of A Step Forward by L.A Green, directed by Neil Grima Tickets are available via this link  

Catch us at Cafe Riche this weekend

The repeat of this week’s Summer Life and Style will be aired on Net Television at 9.45pm on Sunday. One of my guests is musicologist Dr Lydia Buttigieg with her harp.   We will be transmitting from the iconic Cafe Riche in Cospiqua.  Not to be missed. And a bumpy view from someone’s mobile phone while we filmed Episode 3 from the iconic Cafe Riche … Read More Catch us at Cafe Riche this weekend

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Meeting Gorgia Muscat in Qormi village square

A summer is not Maltese without the village feasts which take placed in most locations around the islands between June and September. The preparations for the feast are as exciting and the day itself and we visited the village of Qormi during the preparations for the feast of St George the martyr. It gets quite complicated as not only are there two parishes in … Read More Meeting Gorgia Muscat in Qormi village square

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Happy 4th of July

Today is American Independence Day and CDA Mark Schapiro from the US Embassy in Malta joins us in the heart of the South to commemorate this special day. You can watch  his interview today on Net TV at 8.15pm.  It will be repeated throughout the weekend and will be available via Net On Demand         With thanks to Analise Micallef, Geraldine … Read More Happy 4th of July

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Getting to know a most talented harpist

I think Lydia and I clicked right away. She has a wonderful way of putting people at ease, which is so important. I enjoyed every part of her participation during my show this year. Lea: The harp is known to be a difficult instrument to play. When did you decide to play the harp as your main instrument? Lydia: The harp was not my … Read More Getting to know a most talented harpist

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Kate Fenech Field on Teatru Manoel Education Programme this season

You can watch Kate Fenech Field from Teatru Manoel Education Programme on the accessible theatrical education programme suited for ALL ages. Click here to find out more about Toi Toi    

The spirit of the George Cross is very much alive

Proudly wearing miniatures of their fathers’ medals, we were joined this week by two couples from East Kent in the United Kingdom, Lindsay and Ken Thacker and Janet and Edward Barkway. The month of April marks their yearly visit to Malta with the George Cross Island Association.   They come for the Siege Bell and in time for Anzac day  and visit several memorials … Read More The spirit of the George Cross is very much alive

The statues of Good Friday

Good Friday  is a very important day on the island and in every parish throughout the afternoon, processions take over most villages and towns.  This tradition is wonderful and very vibrant. Excitement fills the air as the adored statues decorated with fresh flowers emerge into the crowded streets.  Participants dress as Pontus Pilate, soldiers and other characters as they remember the last few hours … Read More The statues of Good Friday

Utter devotion – Marija Addolorata at San Gorg in Qormi

I was so impressed when I first saw the pure devotion and adoration of Marija Addolorata during Holy Week and in the parish of San Gorg in Qormi, old traditions are very much alive.   It would be nearly impossible to find a community more united.     Heritage and traditions are here to stay Sacrifices, devotion and repentance of sins       … Read More Utter devotion – Marija Addolorata at San Gorg in Qormi

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Getting to know Dr. Reuben Pace

  One thing that stands out in your work is your interest in the history, language and culture of Malta.  Was City of Humanity your initial idea or a collaboration of ideas ?   City of Humanity was my initial idea born out of the love for my country’s heritage, history and language. Eventually when i met Ġorġ Peresso during my search for a … Read More Getting to know Dr. Reuben Pace

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Don’t miss out on Lord of the Flies at Teatru Manoel this weekend!

To book your tickets for Lord of the Flies this weekend, click here                       Photos: Sean Azzopardi/Mark Zammit Cordina  

Flowers for a leading lady

Every leading lady deserves a bouquet of fresh flowers. It was a pleasure to have Nicola Said with us.