Preparations for Malta’s largest arts festival, now in its ninth edition, have been ongoing for months. From stage hands to promotion and from artistic direction to performers, the festival mobilises large sections of the country’s cultural and artistic sector.
Artists from Croatia, the UK, Spain, the Netherlands, Czech Republic, South Africa and Russia will join Maltese artists in a festival with 18 performances and a separate programme of workshops and master classes. Running from 14 July to 2 August, some of these events will be held in the Mediterranean Conference Centre, Pjazza Teatru Rjal and the newly-restored Fort St Elmo.
“Whether you want to be charmed by contemporary duets in an open-air theatre, weep at Lear’s agony or be moved by a circus which blends poetry and…read on.