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20 Nov 2013


Restoration at the church of Our Lady of Victories is progressing apace in different parts of the church. Click on the picture below to see a slide show of works on the Erardi vaulted ceiling by restorers from the Courtauld Institute.

09 Nov 2013

NGOs call a Public Protest in Support of the Environment.

Environment Groups are extremely concerned by the Authorities’ lack of protection of the environment. The first eight months of this administration have been marked by the introduction of several new policies in favour of more construction, relaxation of existing building regulations, condoning of illegalities and scant enforcement. All this clearly reveals that the administration’s commitment is to the development lobby and not...

23 Sep 2013

Restoration and Conservation of the painting of the Holy Virgin and Child, bearing the Guttenberg coat of arms.

A canvas painting representing the Holy Virgin with Child, the infant Jesus is depicted looking towards the viewer, while the Virgin has a serene gaze, as if in contemplation, looking slightly away from the viewer. The painting has now been restored by Amy Sciberras, Din l-Art Ħelwa’s resident conservator and is exhibited at the Church of Our Lady of Victory...

18 Aug 2013

Hondoq Petition

Moviment Ħarsien Ħondoq together with Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar, Ramblers Association, NatureTrust, FOE Malta and Din l-Art Helwa are urging Mepa to revise the Local plan back to what it was before the 2006 local plans and refuse permit for the development of Hondoq.   Photo of Hondoq in 1952 ___________________________________________________________________ Dear Hondoq supporter, Part of Mepa’s ongoing public participation exercise...

07 Jul 2012


  There is a growing public awareness about the widespread destruction of mature trees. Read more here… Join our Facebook group here       fish4tomorrow formed the shape of a fish in Golden Bay as part of an international event organised by Ocean2012. Read more…     ...

29 Nov 2011


Din l-Art Helwa, heritage NGO,  is needing volunteers to help it keep the historic Red Tower in Mellieha and the Wignacourt Tower in St Paul’s Bay open for longer hours during the summer months.  If you wish to volunteer a few hours a week, mornings or afternoon,  if you like meeting people from different countries, these two exciting historic places...