Malta Alive...12 months in pictures of some interesting activities that happened in 2007
The night lived up to it's name. A magical full night of music, concerts and food turned Valletta into an enchanted City, with something to enjoy for all the family on the feast of The Three Kings.
Malta Cup Snooker Championship-Hilton St.Julians-28/01/07 to 04/02/07
The annual world ranking Snooker tournament offers entertainment on a different level
the ever increasingly popular marathon saw the participation of both foreign and local participants
The Carnival Celebrations-15/02/07 to 20/02/07
Thousands of persons flocked to Malta’s capital city Valletta to celebrate Carnival 2007. The sunny, warm weather allowed Carnival organizers to parade their floats around the streets, as adults and children showed off their costumes while watching the spectacle unfold.
The BMW Malta Marathon-25/02/07-
the ever increasingly popular marathon saw the particiapation of both foreigners and local athletes.
The Silent Warriors Chinese Terracotta Soldiers-Museum of Archaeology Valletta- 01/03/07- 31/07/07
A unique exhibition hosted by Heritage Malta. The terracotta soldiers are one of the world's most amazing archaeological finds
David Guetta -30/03/07- Eden Arena
Keeping Malta lively World Class DJ treated thousands of clubbers to a musical set to remember
Gaulitana- A Festival of Music- Gozo- 09/04/07 to 24/04/07
A festival of lyrical and classical music organised by Maestro Attard in the sister island of Gozo
Malta International Fireworks & Food Fest- Grand Harbour Valletta-28/04/07 to 02/05/07
It was held like every year at the Valletta's Grand Harbour, The festival featured spectacular pyrotechnic displays from competing national and international firework manufacturers and a "History of Malta" laser show portrays Malta's varied history with an exclusive light extravaganza displayed on the three forts, to the sound of fireworks and music.
P1 PowerBoat Grand Prix-Valletta-05/05/07 to 06/05/07
Speed, power and glamour at the Grand Harbour. A thrilling and spetacular annual event which pulls the crowds and offer gut wrenching excitement.
Fantastic Four-Best Maltese DJ's- Eden Arena- 02/06/07-
Dj Ruby, Joseph Armani, J Joy and Ms. Roberta, entertained party lovers with high energy party music.
Notte Gozitana- Lejlet Lapsi-18/05/07 to 20/05/07- Victoria Gozo-
three days of pop, rock and classical concerts and cultural activities including a re-enactment of Grand Master Wignacourt's visit to the Citadel and local food at it's best
Earth Garden- Music Drama & Arts Festival-04/05/07 to 05/05/07- Ta Qali National Park
Festa Muzika- Fete de la Musique- 21/06/07- Bugibba/St.Paul's Bay/Qawra
Jose Carerras- 08/07/07- Valletta
Valletta's St.George's Square was the perfect backdrop for a beautiful night of classical music, fronted by Jose Carreras together with Maltese Soprano Lydia Caruana
Bryan Adams-28/07/07- Luxol Grounds Pembroke
A concert to remember, by the world's loved classic Rock performer. Bryan Adams had the crowd spell bound with an energetic performence, performed from the heart to the enthusiastic fans.
A 40,000 strong crowd rocked the night away. Enrique Iglesias, Maroon 5 and Akon thrilled the crowds, accompanied by a string of local acts and DJ's making this colossal event a party to remember for all.
Joseph Calleja- 07/07/07- Mdina-
Mdina echoed with the powerful voices of Malta's best loved and world famous Joseph Calleja together with Lydia Caruana creating a unique musical experience
Renzo Arbore L'Orchestra Italiana- 28/07/07- MFCC Ta'Qali-
A well loved italian classic, offered a fushion of Neapolitan music and Jazz for all to enjoy
Jazz and Rock Festival- 19-22/07/07- Valletta Waterfront-
Australian Pink Floyd, PP Arnold & Dr. Robert, The Wailers and Zucchero together with other local artists ensured that the Jazz and Rock Festival was an indisputable success
Blues and Wine Festival 18-18/08/2007- Viset-
The likes of Robert Plant & the Stranger Sensation, Smokie and John Mayall together with local artists, gave performances to remember in the stunningly beautiful Grand Harbour
Gigi D'Alessio 09/08/07- Manoel Island-
The Italian heart throb played the Neapolitan favourites to the numerous crowd, together with local artists.
Bob Sinclar 21/07/07- Gianpula Fields-
French DJ Bob Sinclar played during XFM Musical festival. Thousand of young people partied the night away to the musical set of one of the world top DJ's
Summer Arts Festival 24/07/07 to 19/08/07 - Valletta-
three weeks celebrating the Arts. Music, art, drama and dance by locl and foreign atrists filled the nights; and as always in local festivals the art of offering culinary delighs was offered too.
CiaO'Scia 25/08/07 -Valletta Waterfront-
Claudio Baglioni, Gianni Morandi, Ricardo Cocciante joined forces to present Malta with a unique concert, together with local acts offered three hours of pure class entertainment.
Gozo Beer Festival 10-12/08/07 -Xewkija-
The Xewkija Local Council organised this event for all the family, with food, drink and live entertainment for all
Ricardo Muti & Orchestra Cherubini 29/08/07 to 05/09/07
A week of concerts and workshops by the master himself, in honor of the inauguration of the Mediterranean Music Academy of which Maestro Muti is the honorary President.
BOV Streets Alive 09/07/07 to 24/08/07 -Valletta-
An which is the epitome of Malta Alive! A series of six Fridays evenings; each celebrating a Maltese Heritage or Cultural Theme such as Music, Food, History and Games for all the family.
Qormi Wine & Bread Festival 14 to 16/09/07 -Qormi-
Qormi famed for its fresh crusty Maltese bread, a celebration to the production and cinsumtion of this mouth watering tradition. The perfect accompainment to Maltese bread is local wine. A family outing for all in the village of Qormi packed with tradition
Marc Almond (Soft Cell) 08/08/07 -Eden Arena-
Something for all ages! Marc Almond ex Soft Cell played all the 80's favourites to a crowd of party goers.
In Bed with Space -VIP Music Clubs 01/09/07 -Buskett Road House-
Local clubbers were entertained in style by the best VIP clubs organisers from Ibiza
Notte Bianca 06/10/07 -Valletta-
The 2nd edition of the Notte Bianca was if possible even a bigger success than the 1st. Valletta was kept awake all night, with musical delights, dance, drama, tours, exhibitions, which are usually close during the night.