The Houses of Baroque Valletta 1650-1750 – A new book on Valletta at the time of the Knights.

The Houses of Baroque Valletta 1650-1750 by Mevrick Spiteri is a new exciting publication about houses in Valletta under the Knights of St John. The new book is the result of an in-depth and interdisciplinary study and brings to light new aspects on the reshaping of Valletta’s urban space by delving into property transformation, social…

Tonight The Restoration Of The Titular Painting At The Nativity Collegiate In Naxxar Will Be Inaugurated

Tonight after the celebration of mass at 6.30pm, the inauguration of the Titular painting of the Nativity at the Marija Bambina Collegiate in Naxxar will take place. The altar painting of the NATIVITY OF THE VIRGIN, is attributed to Guiseppe d’Arena. Datable to c. 1705, it is wonderfully composed and executed at a high level…

A Unique Opportunity Tomorrow With Heritage Malta … Check This Out!

Heritage Malta is marking European Archaeology Days next weekend. The special opening of the St Augustine’s Catacombs will be on 𝗦𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝟮𝟬𝘁𝗵 𝗝𝘂𝗻𝗲. This is an opportunity not to be missed, as 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘀𝗶𝘁𝗲 𝗶𝘀 𝘂𝘀𝘂𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗰𝗹𝗼𝘀𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗽𝘂𝗯𝗹𝗶𝗰. The St Augustine’s Catacombs, just a stone’s throw away from the St Paul’s Catacombs in…

An Amazing Archaeological Discovery In Qrendi

On the official facebook of The Superintendence of Cultural Heritage it was said that recently, the first phase of an archaeological investigation within the 𝐾𝑛𝑖𝑠𝑗𝑎 𝑡𝑎𝑙-𝑀𝑎𝑑𝑜𝑛𝑛𝑎 𝑇𝑎𝑙-Ħ𝑛𝑖𝑒𝑛𝑎, in Qrendi was concluded. The works were carried out in conjunction with the Restoration Directorate. Walls showing an older structure were discovered upon the removal of the existing floor…