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13 Oct 2011

Objection to proposed Ghadira road

Sunday Times of Malta, 24th November 2008, by Herman Grech A proposal to build a new road in Ghadira would cut right through environmentally sensitive sites and threaten the viability of a major tourist complex, according to those opposing the project. Sections of the road would intersect the Foresta 2000 project site as well as running virtually alongside the Danish Village complex...

13 Oct 2011

Old Siggiewi church restoration job wins Din l-Art Helwa accolade

Times of Malta, 22nd November 2008, by Lisa Gwen Baldacchino Restoration works on a medieval church in Siggiewi, which had been abandoned for about 300 years, have been commended by Din l-Art Helwa. The government’s Restoration Unit, which did 10 months of painstaking work to save the village’s first parish church from further decay, yesterday was presented with the Silver Medal Trophy...

13 Oct 2011

Prestigious Din l-Art Helwa Awards for Built and Natural Heritage Journalism

November 2008   For the fourth consecutive year, Din l-Art Helwa, recently announced this year’s awards to those journalists and publications that most raised awareness on the issues and status of the island’s built and natural heritage. In the presence of President Emeritus Dr Ugo Mifsud Bonnici, Din l-Art Helwa awarded two Prix d’Honneur prizes: The Prix d’Honneur for Natural Heritage Journalism went...

13 Oct 2011

Walks at il-Majjistral Park

The Majjistral Nature and History Park Management (Din l-Art Ħelwa, Gaia Foundation, Nature Trust (Malta)) would like to announce that the popular guided Sunday nature walks in the park are starting again as from Sunday 23rd November 2008 at 2pm (against a fee). The walks, launched earlier this year proved very popular with locals and foreigners alike and around 500...

13 Oct 2011

Lecture by Alan Deidun – Thursday 13 November at 6 pm

  As part of Din l-Art Helwa’s regular series of monthly lectures, Dr Alan Deidun will be giving a talk ‘The Impact of Climate Change on our Marine Living Resources’, on Thursday 13th November at 18.00 hrs.   Whilst the effects of climate change on terrestial ecosystems are relatively well-documented, similar effects on our living marine resources do not immediately spring to mind. As an island...

13 Oct 2011

Baroque flute and harpsichord recital at Auberge d’Aragon

Din l-Art Helwa – 5th November 2008 The Autumn Fund Raising Concert organized by Din l-Art Helwa is to be held this year in the prestigious and unique historic setting of the Auberge d’Aragon, Pjazza Indipendenza, Valletta on Saturday 29th November. A Baroque Flute and Harpsichord Recital will be given...

13 Oct 2011

Lecture – The Conservation and Restoration of Villa Francia in Lija

The new season of monthly public lectures organised by Din l-Art Helwa is set to begin on Thursday 9th October 2008, with a lecture by architect Claude Borg. The talk will outline the conservation and restoration of the beautiful and historic 17th-century country house known as ‘Villa Francia’ in Lija, which has recently been completed. This important project was carried out for...

13 Oct 2011

Military and naval aspects of 16th and 17th century Malta

The Malta Independent, 28th September 2008 – Heritage Malta is organising a Heritage Trail that will be focusing on Military and Naval aspects of 16th and 17th Century Malta. Participants will be visiting St Agatha’s Tower in Mellieha, the Cottonera bastions and the Malta Maritime Museum in Vittoriosa. The focus on this trail will be based on the defensive aspects introduced during...