MaltaToday | 03 August 2008

CULTURE | Sunday, 03 August 2008

What's On


August 10
The Voyages of Zheng He
Presented by The China Culture Centre at the main hall, St James Cavalier, Valletta
An event marking the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue
This exhibition explores how China gained influence as far away as Africa and was also the receiver of much foreign knowledge, through trade and exchange of ideas.

A Landscape Vision
Exhibition of paintings by Peter Heywood at Gallery G, Villa Gourgion, 4, Sir Ugo Mifsud Street, Lija. More info – 21421984/5 or email

August 7
Dual Connection
Gozo Artists Exhibition at LE MERIDIEN

Christopher Saliba and Mario Cassar
Two Gozitan artists are showing their paintings and etchings in the exhibition area of Le Meridien Conference Center.
The two artists exhibiting their work are .

August 17
Anima di Pietroburgo
A photographic exhibition by Kenneth Scicluna at the Loggia, National Museum of Fine Arts, Valletta. Free Entrance. Open Monday to Sunday from 9.00 hrs - 17.00 hrs (Last Admission 16.30 hrs). FESTIVALS

The Farsons Great Beer Festival 2008
Malta’s biggest outdoor music and beer festival is back with its line-up of popular artists and a wide variety of beers to choose from in a 10-day festival under the clear summer skies. Eve Ransom, Scream Daisy, Rug, Fire, Muzzle and Fakawi confirmed. More info:

BOV Streets Alive
Friday nights in Valletta - the third edition of BOV Streets Alive offers a wide variety of entertainment as well as night-time shopping in the streets of the capital every Friday till August 8.


Dance Auditions

Ruth Sammut Casingena will be staging Journey at the Malta Hilton in December.
Auditions for male and female dancers over 16 years of age will be held today at the Catholic Institute Theatre in Floriana, to start at 10:00 am.
For more information kindly contact Ms S Casingena on:
 79263247, 27896266  or e-mail,  or


Unplugged Wednesdays
Acoustic music at Townhouse 5, Republic Street, Rabat. Starts at 21:00 and entrance is free. To get to Townhouse 5, drive into Rabat’s main street, passing the petrol station, and make a second turning on the right. Reservations – 27500055.


Surfside Wednesdays
Outdoor parties at Surfside, Sliema every Wednesday from 20:30. Featuring DJs Clayton J and Tony Tony plus weekly guests. Also featuring fire jugglers, shisha and percussionists. Register for an eight-week pass from

Tat-Tarag Wednesdays
Night of music and art at the Tat-Tarag
Wine Bar, Saqqajja Hill, Rabat from 20:30. Tel: 79256198, or email

August 9
Knockout Festival
Faithless perform at the MFCC, Ta’ Qali. Supported by Andrea Britton, Audrey Gallagher, Cassandra Fox, Chris Jones, Dave Randall, DJ Shah and local artists.
Tickets €30, VIP €45. Tel – 99267301, email –; VIP hotline – 99442033

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