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Malta Calendar of Events for January 2021

Malta Calendar of Events for January 2021

What are your plans this December? Here is our pick of some of the artistic and cultural events taking place in Malta and Gozo this month.

Disclaimer: All these events are subject to change as per circumstances/measures in force at the time due to COVID-19.


1. FAMILY: Christmas in the City

DATE:Until 1 January

The Ministry for Tourism and Consumer Protection, together with the Ministry for National Heritage, the Arts and Local Government, and the Valletta Cultural Agency, launched Christmas in the City, a programme of events for the coming weeks planned to liven up the city. https://www.vca.gov.mt/en/events

2. COMEDY: Comedy Knights' House Party

DATE:2 January

The Comedy Knights want to make sure we all end this year with a smile, so they’ve created a brand-new show which will be streamed live to your living room, bedroom or wherever you can get an internet connection. You’ll be able to watch this year’s show on your Smart TV, phone, laptop, tablet, or any device that has a web browser. More information from https://www.comedyknights.com/en/home.htm

3. FAMILY: Drive-Thru Christmas

DATE:Until 3 January
VENUE:Crafts Village, Ta’ Qali

An immersive, interactive, and safe Christmas concept for the whole family to enjoy. Imagine a journey along a 1km route made within a controlled space, while in your car, you, and your family will set out to discover a varied selection of crafts. Pass beneath tunnels of light, enter the Christmas villages, dash through the snow, and much more along the way for all the family to enjoy in their own safe space. More information from https://christmasinmalta.com/

4. MUSIC: An Evening with Richard Strauss

DATE:6 January
VENUE:Manoel Theatre, Valletta

Critically-acclaimed Maltese soprano Miriam Cauchi is a household name and has performed extensively in most of the important opera productions concerts happening locally over the past 25 years. More information from https://www.teatrumanoel.com.mt/default.asp?m=shows&id=964

5. MUSIC: Schubert & Liszt - piano recital by Michael Laus

DATE:9 January
VENUE:Manoel Theatre, Valletta

Michael Laus graduated in piano, harpsichord, composition, and conducting at the Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi of Milan in 1982. Principal Conductor of Malta’s national orchestra for 25 years and now its Resident Conductor, he has conducted the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra in symphonic concerts both in Malta’s main concert venues and abroad. More information from https://www.teatrumanoel.com.mt/default.asp?m=shows&id=965

6. FAMILY: The Magical Illuminated Trail: Drive-Thru Edition

DATE:Until 10 January
VENUE:Gianpula Fields, Limits of Rabat

Journey through a delightful after-hours experience full of textures, colors and atmosphere created by larger-than-life illuminated structures and sculptures, light installations, and much more festive cheer. Drive through the tunnels of light, twinkling with thousands of fairy-lights and be amazed by the larger-than-life characters dotted along the trail for all ages to enjoy. The event is being held in aid of The Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation. More information from https://illuminatedtrailmalta.com/

7. DANCE: The Murmuring of Trees

DATE:12 & 13 January
VENUE:Manoel Theatre, Valletta

An audio-visual contemporary dance experience by the Contact Dance Company with the concept, visuals and music by Renzo Spiteri. Choreographer: Francesca Tranter. More information from https://www.teatrumanoel.com.mt/default.asp?m=shows&id=955

8. FESTIVAL: The Valletta Baroque Festival 2021

DATE:15 - 24 January

Valletta, Malta’s Baroque Capital City and a Unesco World Heritage Site, hosts this unique festival in its historic churches and palaces. More information from https://www.vallettabaroquefestival.mt/

9. ART: Dehumaneation

DATE:15 January – 28 February
VENUE:Spazju Kreattiv, Valletta

Dehumaneation is an exhibition that will combine paintings by Shaun Grech, film, an installation, narratives, and critical debate to explore these complex concepts. Curated by Prof. Raphael Vella and using Dehumaneation as an invented word, concept, and probe, the artists will bring three concepts together to address a range of instances and manifestations of this intersectional space. More information from https://www.kreattivita.org/en/event/dehumaneation/


Authored by the Finerton.com News Team (Malta)
Images: The event organisers’ media materials were used as a source for promotional material in this blog.
We encourage you to visit the organisers’ websites for more information

Last modified on: December 17, 2020


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