Culture & History In Malta
Find information about Maltese history and culture
With 7,000 years of history, colourful religious festivals and archaic cathedrals, Malta is home to a truly beautiful and immersive culture. Whether you’re thinking of making the move or you’ve already relocated, here are a few essential things to know about Maltese culture and lifestyle to help you feel at home.read more
Malta's public holidays 2019 represent important dates and annual events in Malta’s history. This years public holidays fall mostly during weekends. Malta bank holidays are to be observed as public holidays and it is by law that the National Flag of Malta is flown on...read more
Malta has an incredibly rich culture and history which is believed to date back to 5200BC. Many settlers have left their mark on the Islands over time, and the population has had cultural influences from Phoenicians, Romans, Greeks, Normans, Sicilians, Swabians,...read more
For more than three decades The Malta Experience has enthralled audiences with its audio-visual journey through the country’s 7000 year history. It’s now firmly established as the ‘first stop’ on a sightseeing tour of the islands because it gives visitors an enriched understanding of the historical locations they will visit.read more
There are seven megalithic temples on the islands of Gozo and Malta, each individually discovered and developed. On Gozo are two very large Bronze Age structures, which are called the temples of Ggantija. The temples of Mnajdra, Hagar Qin and Tarxien can be found on Malta are unique because of the lack of resources that were available to the temple builders. Skorba and Ta’Hagrat are great examples of how temple building traditions were passed among generations on the island of Malta.read more
The Maltese Islands has a fascinating and ancient history and the legacy includes three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Valetta, the Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, and the Megalithic Temples.read more
Towards the end of 2012, Valetta, the capital of Malta, was nominated as the 2018 European Capital of Culture by the European Union. In light of this, the Valletta 2018 foundation was set up to manage cultural events in Malta for the year.read more
From the coastline to the countryside, Malta offers some stunning views. Malta is surrounded by beautiful scenery, with breath-taking horizons to be enjoyed, be it the sunset over the Mediterranean Ocean, to the stunning views upon the island of Gozo.
Even though Malta does not have forests, rivers or lakes, the island is home to some of the most spectacular natural wonders around the world. With so many natural caves, cliffs and rock formations you can hardly ever run out of things to do. Such natural attractions are not only found on the island but also extend underwater, providing snorkels and diver with unique diving experiences.
April 2019 is packed with events and feasts that you can attend. When visiting the feasts in Malta, you will get a first-hand experience of Malta’s traditions. Furthermore, this list of events and feasts ensures that you never run out of things to do, during your stay in Malta. Whether you are a tourist, expat or local, you can enjoy these exciting events this month.
In Malta or Gozo, you can always find something to do, despite the country’s size! In this article you can find some of the most popular feasts and events happening in March this year. Some are not to be missed and you will get to experience the Maltese traditions, culture and history first hand.
As international trade and cross border business grows, the need for high quality conference centers across Europe is higher now than ever before. Whether you are looking for a small, medium, or large-sized function space, Malta is a country with a number of different venues able to meet your demands.