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Do we want the only green spaces left to be our roundabouts?

Din l-Art Ħelwa has recently launched a campaign which aims to show the relevance of biodiversity and the countryside to our daily lives in Malta and for future generations. It aims to build public awareness of the importance of conserving the countryside and avoiding its loss, especially due to over-development.

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RESTORATION OF ALTAR AT OUR LADY OF VICTORY CHURCH

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This is the arch over the St John of God Altar which is being brought back to light, after the removal of layers of paint and grime, by Giuseppe Mantella Restauri, at Our Lady of Victory Church, Valletta.  DLĦ Is grateful to The Alfred Mizzi Foundation for their generous support.

To celebrate 100 years in business Alf. Mizzi and Sons Ltd. through The Alfred Mizzi Foundation will be extending its sponsorship to Din l-Art Ħelwa’s project of the restoration of the altars at Our Lady of Victory Church and of their elaborate carved stone niches. Read the whole story here

EKOR CHOIR ON 20th DECEMBER

 

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Din l-Art Ħelwa is pleased to announce Enkor’s CHRISTMAS LULLABY.  The ever popular Christmas Concert,  at Our Lady of Victory Church, has become a yearly event in the church’s Calendar.  Restoration work is progressing fast at this, Valletta’s oldest church, a historical monument which is regaining its forgotten beauty thanks to our generous sponsors.

Sponsors, members and friends and the general public are invited to view the progress while enjoying Enkor Choir’s heavenly music.  A donation of €10 would be much appreciated as it will contribute to the cost for the restoration of this national treasure.  Places are on a first come-first serve basis.  The concert is on Saturday 20th December at 7.30 pm, at Our Lady of Victory Church, De Valette Square, Valletta.  Info: marioscib@gmail.com, or 99637409.

DLĦ GIVES PRETI’S ST ROQUE NEW LIFE

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The Mattia Preti St Roque before restoration.

Following the restoration of Mattia Preti’s splendid Immaculate Conception and of the St Sebastian, St Roque is the third painting by this renowned baroque artist to be given a new lease of life thanks to Din l-Art Helwa’s ambitious project of saving the seven Preti paintings at Sarria Church in Floriana. Continue reading…

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BIR MIFTUĦ INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL

The Bir Miftuh International Music Festival is organized annually by Din l-Art Helwa usually around the end of May and the beginning of June. Read more...  
   

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Din l-Art Ħelwa's annual spring fête

Din l-Art Ħelwa's holds an annual fund-raising Spring Fête at the exquisite Garden of Rest on the bastions in Floriana. Watch these pages for more details.

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FORESTA 2000

imagesTogether with Birdlife Malta and the Ministry for Resources and Rural Affairs, Din l-Art Helwa is joint manager of a large site on the Marfa Ridge in Mellieha, which was selected for upgrading and afforestation. Read more.... We are on Facebook.

MONTHLY LECTURES

Din l-Art Ħelwa organises monthly public lectures on cultural, historical and environmental topics. The lectures are held every second Thursday of the month, between October and June at the DLĦ centre in Valletta at 6.30 pm.



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