Current Affairs
First offices in Zejtun for Teatru Malta

The Pandora theatre in Zejtun is to host the first office for Teatru Malta, the recently set up National theatre Company.

Addressing the media, Malta Arts Council Chairman Albert Marshall said space was being borrowed from the community to allow for a project like Teatru Malta to operate from within it. Mr Marshall added that this initiative would lead to investment in the communities both in terms of infrastructure and also in the artistic sector.

The Pandora Theatre in managed by the Zejtun Band Club, and had been built between 1950 and 1955 by Edwin England Sant Fournier. Teatru Malta will also use the teatre space as a testing ground for future projects.

 

Artistic Director Sean Buhagiar said the aim was to have more regional offices. Mr Buhagiar added that different styles and types of theatre will be introduced in these spaces. He explained that one of the projects for community theatres will be ‘Il-Madonna Tieghi Ahjar minn Tieghek’, a composition by Alex Vella Gregory with the libretto by Trevor Zahra.

Culture Minister Owen Bonnici pointed out that these projects will be held under the patronage of his Ministry, as they are part of the Ministry’s policies and cultural strategy.

Teatru Malta will launch its first programme for December 2018.

 

Other News
Current Affairs

Leader of the Opposition Adrian Delia has asked the Police to investigate documents in which he said his signature had been falsified. In a letter, Dr Delia asked the Police…

Current Affairs

With less than two weeks to go before the end of her mandate as the country’s President, President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca said she feels satisfied that she has done her…

Current Affairs

Required works are to be carried out on a site in Gozo that is tied to Greek Mythology, a site currently closed to the public for public safety reasons. The…

Current Affairs

The Malta Council for Arts has just launched the second edition of a fund for fireworks factories operated on a voluntary basis. The fund, with an allocation of €170,000, aims…

View More