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Renzo Piano’s Unfinished Symphony

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Renzo Piano’s Unfinished Symphony

Joe Friggieri –   Twenty-five years have passed since Renzo Piano submitted his original designs for the complete restructuring of the entrance to Valletta. Swayed by the widespread, hostile reaction against the designs, the government of the day withdrew its support and the project was abandoned.

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Our Capital City – The Way Forward

The Malta Independent has given space to the debate about our capital city that took place in parliament between Parliamentary Secretary Michael Falzon and Opposition MP Claudio Grech.The argument, as reported in the media, was whether Valletta should remain a ‘museum’ to minimize inconvenience to residents.

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A landmark year for aviation – 100 years since first flight took place in Malta

2015 is a landmark year in Malta’s aviation history. On 13 February 1915, a British Shorts 135 aircraft was airlifted from HMS Ark Royal and gently lowered in to the waters of Grand Harbour, Valletta, to undertake the first-ever flight in Malta. This fateful flight marked the beginning of the first 100 years of aviation […]

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Valletta 2018: a realistic transformation for European Capital of Culture

Valletta 2018 needs to set realistic targets to be successful, but being a European Capital of Culture may nevertheless transform not just the city, but its - and Malta's - image abroad, according to cultural tourism expert Greg Richards.

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Foundation News

Welcome to our brand new website where news from the Foundation is found together with odd news regarding the interests of Valletta. For any feedback or suggestions we also have our Facebook page. Memberships help us with our mission.  

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Valletta News Archive

2014 Valletta’s world heritage status safe CVA measures ‘go against’ Valletta Council proposals     2013 Presentation of Christmas in Valletta activities Mattia Preti painting from Valletta church to prestigious Rome exhibition Valletta students get their tablets… from Claudio Grech Old Valletta Market, ...

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