8 May 2014

Malta Fashion Week in Valletta this month

Times of Malta 03/05/2014: This year’s seven-day Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week will for the first time take place in Valletta.

Valletta 2018 Chairman Jason Micallef said the event will be held with the support of the foundation. It will form part of the events in the run-up to Valletta’s European Capital of Culture in 2018.

Iconic locations such as St George’s Square, the National Library, the Mediterranean Conference Centre and Fort St Elmo would provide the backdrop as well as the new stairs to Hastings Gardens.

Art and design students from Leeuwarden, in the Netherlands, which is Valletta’s co-European Capital of Culture in 2018, will be collaborating with students from the Institute of Art and Design within the MCAST, working on a collaborative project with students in Malta during Fashion Week.

Owen Bonnici, Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government said: “For the first time, the government is not only acknowledging the...read on.