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29 Jul

Din l-Art Ħelwa – here’s to another 55 years

This month Din l-Art Ħelwa, national trust of Malta, marks its 55th anniversary saying it is “still alive and kicking” despite the difficulties it faces brought about by the COVID19 pandemic. Simone Mizzi, former president and current secretary general, speaks about the great potential of Din l-Art Ħelwa heritage sites, but also about the challenges facing the organisation. Read the...

10 May

DIN L-ART ĦELWA LAMBASTS STATE IMPUNITY AT DESTRUCTION OF CHAPEL PARVIS

  The recent report on the bulldozing of the parvis of a 16th century Chapel between Luqa and Paola, and the subsequent assurances by Infrastructure Malta, are symptomatic of the cavalier attitude of state agencies towards our cultural heritage, says Din l-Art Helwa, adding that if this incident were the work of a private developer, the authorities would have rightly come down...

18 Sep

400TH ANNIVERSARY OF ST MARY’S TOWER OF COMINO

    Din l-Art Helwa will be celebrating the 400th Anniversary of St Mary’s Tower, Comino with an open weekend on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th September.    The public will enjoy living history displays by the Historic Re-enactment Group of Malta and guided tours throughout will be given by Din l-Art Helwa volunteers between 11 and 6 p.m.  Admission is free of...