2008 News Archive - Holidays - Arts and culture in Malta
11 06 2008
Malta is looking forward towards its two-week summer extravaganza, with new sponsors being announced for the event.
Both HSBC and Bank of Valletta have pledged their sponsorship for the Malta Arts Festival which is taking place this July, MaltaMedia reports.
The Malta Arts Festival - Summer 2008 is an annual event that us now entering its third year, in its third year. Between July 1st and July 17th, a series of daily cultural events will take place on the island.
"As a leading patron of arts and culture in Malta, we feel that this festival has all the elements necessary to provide a rich artistic and cultural experience to all those who will participate in the events," Igino Xuereb, chief officer of operations at Bank of Valletta told the media organisation.
Head of personal financial services at HSBC Godfrey Swain added that the Malta Arts Festival is a "much-awaited entry in Malta's cultural diary".
Events will take place at the Grand Master's Palace Courtyard, Argotti Gardens in Floriana, the Opera House ruins, the Auberge D'Italie courtyard and Auberge De Castille courtyard.