The Maltese islands are full of interesting places and attractions, museums and monuments which you can visit. Faced with such a choice, what are the best things to do and places to see, especially if you are on a short visit? Here is our pick of the top 10 things to do in Malta. 1. Valletta is […]
For those who want to capture the true spirit of a Baroque city the Valletta Baroque Festival should not disappoint. The festival will take place over a 10 day period in different venues within the city. It will be a treat to all the visitors to experience the architectural wonders in Valletta as unique venues […]
Valletta Bells 01 by vallettasuites There are many churches in Valletta, yet not all function today – however the main churches have their own bells, including St. John’s Co Cathedral. Many of the church bells in Valletta are authentic mechanical bells and are still knocked manually with the use of ropes. Enjoy our spontaneous recording […]
Documentary about the Knights of St. John & The Crusades. (part 1) See all clips here.
Commissioned by the Great Master of the Order of the Knights of Malta, Caravaggio’s Beheading of St John was made in 1608 for the chapel of the Co-Cathedral of St John in Valletta. It is the largest work the artist ever painted (12 feet x 17 feet) and the only one he ever signed. The […]
CARAVAGGIO400 aims at celebrating Caravaggio’s presence in Malta through a number of coordinated events and initiatives over 2007 and 2008. Caravaggio400 is an umbrella term under which organisations have been invited to organise Caravaggio related events. Each institution will be responsible for its own particular event, but the entire programme will be presented as a […]
Nine of Caravaggio’s paintings will be flown to Malta from different galleries for a major exhibition to mark the enigmatic Italian painter’s 400th anniversary of his stay on the island. These world art treasures will be on exhibit at Valletta’s National Museum of Archaeology and are the culmination of many months of hard work by […]