Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

There's Always Something Cool Happening in Malta

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

There's Always Something Cool Happening in Malta

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MALTA is home to a range of music events and festivals, many held every year. They include the annual Isle of MTV festival (this year's event featured Jason Derulo, Hailee Steinfeld and Sigala, with live vocals from Paloma Faith) which coincides with the MTV Malta Music Week and iconic club nights on the island.

In February, there is the annual Carnival and in April, Rock the South; an alternative music festival. This is followed in May by the Lost and Found Festival, organised by Annie Mac with welcome feast pool raves and day and night-time parties.

There is always something cool happening in Malta... and to give you a taste of things to come, these are just some of the unmissable events that are coming up: Corto Maltese The Ballad of the Salty Sea on September 20 and 22: A swash-buckling adaptation of the cult 1967 graphic novel, performed as an opera in a colourful production set on the eve of World War One and performed in the Teatru Manoel.

Bewyld Festival on September 21 to 22: Sound it out... it's 'be wild'. This festival showcases lo-fi quirky music with a mixture of established and upcoming musicians sharing an eclectic platter of musical styles.

Notte Bianca on October 6: A one-night festival with the illuminated cityscape celebrating arts and culture, with installations, music and dancing on the streets, theatre performances and the Atmosfera which sees museums, historical buildings and art galleries opening their doors until late free of charge. Walk the city, sample the street food, listen to the music, explore Perfect pairing: The sun and sights of Valletta make for a great getaway galleries and you'll enjoy a night you will never forget.

Malta Classic from October 10 to 14: A Classic Car Grand Prix of vintage vehicles speeding along against the historic backdrop of the ancient city of Mdina. There is no car race like it. …

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