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19 JUNE - 5 JULY 2020

A word from the Artistic Director

Ruben Zahra

A word from the Festivals Malta Director

Annabelle Stivala 

Welcome to the MIAF Online Edition; a project fostering the collaboration between some of the best dance, music and theatre artists in Malta.

The MIAF Online Edition was inspired as a symbol of unity and hope between our artists and culture aficionados

Online Events

Programme of

  • Kemm hu Sabiħ

    19 June 2020 - 20:35

    17 local singers and the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, unite in this artist collective featuring the classic song by Paul Abela and Ray Mahoney, sung by the late Sammy Bartolo.

  • This Mimicry of Life

    22 June 2020 - 20:35

    A newly choreographed dance production, created and performed by dance artist Pamela Kerr, set to percussion music performed by multi-instrumentalist and composer Luke Baldacchino.

  • L-Għanja ta' Malta

    23 June 2020 - 20:35

    L-Għanja ta’ Malta; a cantata penned by Oliver Friggieri in 1989 is being reinvented into a contemporary poetronica project.

  • Ir-Ruman

    24 June 2020 - 20:35

    A new monologue penned by local author Trevor Zahra and perfromed by actor Joseph Galea. This monolgue will be performed in Maltese.

  • Roof

    25 June 2020 - 20:35

    A performance on a roof, symbolising a challenge of artistic boundaries. Choreographed and performed by Rochelle Gatt, to music by composer Luc Houtkamp.

  • MIAF Dance Collective

    26 June 2020 - 20:35

    A collection of short dance choreographies by 22 dance educators. A collaboration that blends different forms of dance disciplines into one beautifully expressive dance piece.

  • Woodwind Quartet

    28 June 2020 - 20:35

    A production featuring a powerful interpretation of two chamber music compositions by Albert Garcia and Leoš Janáček, performed by the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra Woodwind Quartet.

  • Mewġa

    29 June 2020 - 20:35

    A monologue written by author Simone Spiteri and performed by local actor André Mangion. This monologue will be performed in Maltese.

  • EVOL

    30 June 2020 - 20:35

    A dance choreographed and performed by Dorian Mallia, co-written by Erica Muscat. The piece is set to five piano preludes by Claude Debbusy as performed by Francis Camilleri.

  • Horn Quartet

    1 July 2020 - 20:35

    A performance by the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra Horn Quartet featuring three compositions by Richard Wagner, Anton Bruckner and Anton Weber, arranged by Etienne Cutajar.

  • 77 and 7 Days

    2 July 2020 - 20:35

    An intensely emotional monologue written and directed by Malcolm Galea with a performance by actor Mikhail Basmadjian.

  • String Quartet

    3 July 2020 - 20:35

    This production features a jaw-dropping performance by the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra String Quartet as they interpret a piece composed by the late Maltese Maestro, Joseph Vella.

Opera Highlights

4,5 July 2020 - 18:30

The Opera Highlights, which is part of Festivals Malta’s Hybrid Festival, is a delightful recital of arias and duets featuring soprano Francesca Aquilina and tenor Angelo Muscat.

Archive Series

20,21,27 June, 3,5 July 2020 - 20:35

The MIAF Archive Series will feature full-length videos from last year’s edition of the festival. These videos will be available for free and will remain accessible for the duration of the festival.




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