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Malta Book Festival

The yearly Malta Book Festival is perhaps the most important literary event within our islands. Previously known as ‘the Book Fair’, this event was re-named a ‘Book Festival’ three years ago, in an effort...

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Traditional Maltese Lace

It is said that cotton in Malta was first introduced by the Arabs in around 870 A.D. Maltese women quickly became experts in weaving and dying, and during the time of the Order of...

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The President’s Solidarity Fun Run

Following last year’s amazing turnout and enthusiastic increase in participation, it is apparent that the President’s Fun Run has become a yearly staple within the national Maltese calendar of events. The Fun Run is...

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Having Fun at the Autumn Festival!

The season of autumn marks the transition from summer into winter. Technically, autumn starts on the 21st of September with the autumn equinox, that is, when the sun crosses the celestial equator from north...

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The Maltese Farmhouse

During the early middle ages, living on an isolated farm could be very dangerous, especially before the arrival of the Order of the Knights of Saint John in 1530. Since at the time, the...