Events for April 2018

20.04.18 – 22.04.18 – ROCK THE SOUTH in Marsaskala


Rock the South Malta at Zion has become a staple in the local music scene. 2018 will see Rock the South celebrate its 7th edition while being part of Valletta 2018 – RTS is probably the longest running alternative music festival in Malta. You can read more about that by heading on the link heruender. With over 100 bands performing on the RTS stages through the years, this event is surely one of the leading showcases of the best alternative talent in Malta.





Fireworks are a yearlong pastime in Malta, and a major part of local festi – village festivals that celebrate their respective patron saints. Taking place all the year round but particularly so in summer, these festi are always lively and colourful. The colour, of course, is best provided by the fireworks that impeccably light the Maltese skies.

2018 sees the 17th edition of the Malta International Fireworks Festival, organised by the Ministry for Tourism and the Malta Tourism Authority. In particular, it will be taking place on Saturday 21st, Friday 27th and Monday 30th of April 2018. Year after year, the festival a guaranteed time of excitement for locals, tourists, as well as the fireworks factories around the island that get the chance to show off their skills with more gusto than ever. International pyrotechnic companies also make their way to Maltese shores to participate. Previous editions of the festival have seen entries from countries all the way between Australia and Italy.

If you wish to learn more about this event kindly visit the Malta Intenational Fireworks Festival website.





MIDI plc welcomes the public to the next opening of Fort Manoel on Sunday, 22nd April 2018 between 09.30hrs and 16.00hrs.

Entrance to this event is free of charge.

If you wish to learn more about this event phone on 356 20655500, send an email at, or visit Fort Manoel Events Facebook page.


22.04.2018 11.00hrs – 11.40hrs – IN GUARDIA PARADE 


The IN GUARDIA PARADE is a re-enactment that portrays an authentic event that took place regularly inside Malta’s major fortifications of the Order of St. John. The re-enactment portrays the inspection of the fort and its garrison by the Grand Bailiff of the Order of the Knights of St. John in charge of military affairs. During the re-enactment, of the fort’s garrison – some 50 re-enactors in all, kitted-out in their uniforms perform their military drill to demonstrate to the Grand Bailiff its state of readiness. The show begins at 11.00hrs and lasts 40 minutes. In case of inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstance the event may be cancelled without prior notice. When in doubt it is best to contact one of the Tourist Information Offices.



24.04.2018 12.00hrs  –  A FLIGHT THROUGH TIME 


International and extraordinary pianist Julia Miller will be performing a delightful and inspiring programme of piano music at the Monastery of St. Augustine in Old Bakery Street, Valletta on Tuesday the 24th April 2018 at noon.

The programme is a flight through time from Bach to Hengelvald. The programme will highlight the works of J.S.Bach, Mozart, Brahms and Hengelvald, spanning from the Baroque to the 20th century.  Ms. Miller will be performing J.S.Bach’s Italian Concerto BWV97, W.A. Mozart’s Sonata in A Major no.3314; J.Brahms’ Intermezzo in A major and Hengevald’s Prelude from Partita Rhytmique.

A visit to the interesting chambers of the monastery which are adorned with beautiful and historical sacred ornaments, is being offered after the concert for free. Proceeds from the event will go to the restoration project of the Augustinian Monastery. Tickets, costing 8 euro, can be obtained from the venue itself half an hour before the concert begins. For more details phone 7968 0952 or email:



25.04.2018 – 23.30hrs  – CHAMBER OF MYSTERIES – DINNER & SHOW 


The Chamber of Mysteries has hosted guests from all over the world who have visited this unique award winning attraction to enjoy and experience an amazing night out whilst in Malta. The authentic setting and unique blend of entertainment, wizardry, wonder and wine offered during a one of a kind evening of amazement makes this a great night out in a most traditional setting, right in the heart of Malta and highly recommended by past visitors. The show is held in a chamber that has been transformed into an intimate theatre of magic, within the walls of an authentic 18th Century building now transformed into a unique restaurant offering traditionally cooked Maltese food. There you will witness Malta’s most amazing show consisting of fun filled wizardry and wonder, absolutely entertaining fun and amazing acts that defy explanation! The theatre offers perfect viewing from any seat at close proximity to the performance area. Seating is limited and arrangements are exclusive to just a few people per show, therefore booking in advance is required. The after dinner show, in the Chamber Of Mysteries, features Brian & Lola. On Wednesday night (Mar-Nov) one can also enjoy traditional live folk entertainment during the meal itself.

An all inclusive package is available including transport from and to any hotel in Malta, traditional Maltese cuisine, copious amounts оf free flowing wine and the amazing show in the magical setting of this unique venue. Other options are available on their website. Booking in advance online is obligatory due to limited seating.

For more information and booking enquiries please visit:


27.04.18  – 10.30 – 11.30  –  CHANGING OF THE GUARDS 


The Changing of the Guard Ceremony is held every last Friday of the month at St George’s Square, Valletta. The parade commences at 10.30 hrs, with the AFM Band marching down Republic Street onto St George’s Square Valletta. Here, the new guard marches out from the Main Guard in order to replace the old guard which marches out from The Palace Valletta. Following the exchange of ‘duties’ the AFM Band conducts a marching display in the same square.


28.04.18 – 01.05.18  – SUNBREAK MALTA CLUB MTV 2018 


Sunbreak Malta is an event that will host thousands of people from all over Europe for 4 days of pure entertainment!

The Sunbreak team has thought of everything by preparing a calendar of unique and unforgettable events.

These events will take place in some of the island’s best locations:

Exclusive locations: Café del Mar Malta | Uno Malta | Gianpula Village

This event is being organised by Life Events Ltd & G7 Events Ltd.




The Ħad-Dingli Local Council will be organising ‘Ħad-Dingli Ħidma Agrarja u Tradizzjonijiet’ on Sunday, 29th April 2018.

This local council constantly encourages the promotion of the Maltese Islands’ local traditional aspects, in particular that of Ħad-Dingli.

An event such as this showcases what the village has to offer in terms of culture, agriculture, gastronomy, tradition and the ecology.

Visitors benefit from a unique agricultural experience, where they observe and take part in traditional agricultural practices, which unfortunately, are being phased-out due to various technological developments.

There will be several shows and attractions throughout the event.

All this, together with Maltese traditional dishes prepared on site, will make the activity a unique agricultural experience.




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