News

06 Dec 2023

WINNERS ANNOUNCED OF THE XVII DIN L-ART ĦELWA ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE AWARDS COMPETITION

Trident Park and The Brewhouse has won the overall prize in the XVII Din l-Art Ħelwa Architectural Heritage Awards Competition, for its project in Mrieħel. The entry won the ‘Judge Maurice Caruana Curran Award’, named after DLĦ’s founder, which is awarded to the best winner overall in all categories.   Three other awards were announced at the ceremony on Wednesday 5th December...

06 Dec 2023

DLĦ guardianship of 11 sites renewed

Din l-Art Ħelwa will be able to continue caring for 11 heritage sites whose guardianship was today renewed for a further 10 years by the Government. Most of the sites were first granted to the NGO by government in 2003 making this the third 10-year renewal. Over that time, the NGO has spent millions of euro to restore and maintain the sites, using a veritable army of volunteers to...

01 Dec 2023

ESS, ELEKTRA, SLV & BEGA TO SPONSOR XVII DIN L-ART ĦELWA ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE AWARDS COMPETITION

Electrical and lighting solutions companies ESS & Elektra, in collaboration with two of their most innovative brands, SLV & Bega are sponsoring the XVII Architectural Heritage Awards Competition, one of the many initiatives by the NGO to encourage and motivate architectural best practice. The companies decided to sponsor the awards as they felt that they reflected their own values of innovation,...

30 Nov 2023

NEW DIN L-ART ĦELWA PUBLICATION PAYS TRIBUTE TO OLDEST VALLETTA CHURCH

Din l-Art Ħelwa – the National Trust of Malta has published a full-colour book charting multiple facets of the Our Lady of Victory Church in Valletta. The book The First Church of Valletta – Our Lady of Victory was edited by DLĦ council member Petra Caruana Dingli and looks at its history and architecture, its art and artefacts, and of course...

15 Nov 2023

A VOICE FOR CHRISTMAS

Din l-Art Ħelwa presents A VOICE FOR CHRISTMAS featuring arias from Opera and Christmas songs performed by Soprano Christine Dalli accompanied on piano by Maria Elena Farrugia at the Church of Our Lady of Victory, Valletta on 15th December 2023 at 19.00h. Visit https://dinlarthelwa.org/event/a-voice-for-christmas/ to reserve your ticket online. Alternatively phone us on 21220358 or email us  

23 Oct 2023

QBAJJAR BATTERY IN NEED OF URGENT INTERVENTION

The 18th century battery outside Marsalforn is in dire need of intervention, with the rate of damage speeding up as more of it becomes exposed to the elements. Din l-Art Ħelwa – Ghawdex recently organised a clean-up of this Grade 1 scheduled building, which was supposed to be handed over by the Government to its parent NGO Din l-Art Ħelwa some...

27 Sep 2023

DLĦ challenges PA’s approval of ODZ dwelling

PRESS RELEASE 27 September 2023 DLĦ challenges PA’s approval of ODZ dwelling Din l-Art Ħelwa has filed an appeal against a permit granted for a villa in the countryside of Gozo. The Planning Commission, chaired by Martin Camilleri, approved the villa on the scenic Gelmus hillside in Victoria, Gozo in June 2023. The application was processed through a policy that allows farms that have...